It’s oppo dump time.
If you aren’t familiar with the term, it’s what happens when a rival campaign collects opposition research and dumps it into the hands of a journalist eager to make a saucy headline.
This oppo dump closely follows billionaire Ron Conway launching his negative attacks and it means the…
Yeah, no…Silicon Valley and San Francisco are in the middle of hideous problems involving fair labor practices, diversity in industry, and the housing crisis. They are also neck-deep into AI for automation that will destroy millions of jobs. The solution du jour of Universal Basic Income will not enfranchise the struggling lower and middle classes…
California can be the harbinger of the future — but this progressive hopes it better be a truly inclusive one, a future that invites all classes to participate and thrive. If it’s just for elite Stanford grads and their ilk, leaving out the working class and unions (a word that causes high-tech types to blanch with fear, as it symbolizes old working-class ethnics), it won’t get far.
This is an excellent way of thinking about it, but with all due respect, I’d like to offer a challenge.
You speak of California, and particularly its tech industry and Silicon Valley, as harbingers for progress, and certainly it is on a macro scale. But who is it progress for?
21 Dumb Star Wars Jokes I Wasted My Morning Writing
My 6 year old is obsessed with Star Wars and obsessed with jokes. After spending most of Christmas googling and reading “Star Wars jokes for kids,” we realized every list we saw had generally about the same 30 jokes or so… so I wasted my morning writing *new ones.