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A Fake Fight at a Real Protest Blames the Wrong People for a Serious Problem

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Dec
2013

A small group of San Francisco protesters blocked a private bus from delivering Google employees to their jobs today, halting its route and blasting the companys use of public bus stops by their cushy, private shuttles. The move is part of a larger campaign to fight gentrification, including rent hikes, evictions, and the displacement of poorer resident of a San Francisco Bay Area thats been overrun by the latest tech boom.  The protest caught fire online, after a 90-second snatch of dialogue, between a protester and alleged Google employee, seemed to evoke the worst moments of class warfare during the height of the Occupy Wall Street and Tea Party movements. Caught by the San Francisco Chronicle San Francisco Bay Guardian, that video lays out the conflict as succinctly as any media report will:

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