Tommi Avicolli Mecca's Blog – March 2014 Archive (2)

Dear Tech Workers:

I want to talk.

I want to try and explain why people resent you and the big shiny bus on which you ride in and out of town. It’s a symbol of the disparity between your world and the one the rest of us occupy. 

There’s no wifi on my bus. No food. No tinted windows. MUNI riders get to be packed like sardines and yelled at by drivers who have no choice but to keep cramming people on board. Service just seems to keep getting cut.

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Added by Tommi Avicolli Mecca on March 19, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

The great earthquake of 2014

by Tommi Avicolli Mecca

These days, Tony Bennett would be leaving more than his heart in San Francisco. He’d be saying goodbye to his apartment and friends as he got priced out of the city. Or evicted by some speculator looking to make a mint off his beautiful Victorian flat. 

Scott McKenzie would simply be telling folks NOT to come to San Francisco unless you work for the tech industry and can afford more than a flower in your…

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Added by Tommi Avicolli Mecca on March 17, 2014 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

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