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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.

Guests:

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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