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Today on Your Call: How should we talk about the growing divide created by the tech boom?

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Protesters block a Google-employee commuter bus on Valencia Street in San Francisco bound for Mountain View, Calif.

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the widening social and economic disparities in San Francisco. Soaring home prices coupled with a rise in evictions and high rents has created tension between the city’s residents and its tech community. How do we start a dialogue about the changes we’re seeing? And how should we create livable cities for all? Join the conversation on Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Gabriel Metcalf, executive director of SPUR

Tim Redmond, founder of 48hills, a progressive online daily newspaper

Web Resources:

48hills, an online publication

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