Category Archives: CAPITALISM

Google Graffiti seen in San Francisco (or soon will be)

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New York Times Used As Marketing Tool for 5M / Forest City Enterprises

On December 13th the New York Times published the following Op-Ed / marketing piece by Allison Arieff, editor and content strategist for SPUR: What Tech Hasn’t Learned From Urban Planning by Allison Arieff SAN FRANCISCO — The tech sector is, … Continue reading

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How Clarion Alley Mural Project Met Developer Dan Safier and The Prado Group

Developing Divisions – by Steven T. Jones, SF Bay Guardian 38 Dolores Street, San Francisco Gentrification Project by Dan Safier and the Prado Group With the clink of champagne glasses, kudos to the development team and its community partners, and … Continue reading

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read: ‘Sleepwalking to Extinction’: Capitalism and the Destruction of Life and Earth

This recent Adbusters article makes the case that we are at the most crucial point in human history… and that we we need a paradigm shift. And guess what we have to shift away from: capitalism. And this piece really … Continue reading

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Twitter IPO

I was overcome with a feeling of nausea when I read that the twitter IPO has created 1,600 new millionaires – the bulk of these most likely in San Francisco, twitter’s headquarters and the city where I live. My feelings … Continue reading

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It’s time for another Dream House Raffle!

This time it’s the Silicon Valley version Scroll down the raffle’s home page and you’ll see that one of the two sponsors of the raffle is Titan 360 – the outdoor advertising giant. Check out their stomach churning video about … Continue reading

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Behind the Mesh Curtain

It seems obvious that superior service is provided to those with more buying power. However, some situations the class dynamics are more obvious. Firstly, what is meant by “service”? Physical comfort or sustenance (hygiene factors) are two things that can … Continue reading

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TAX THE RICH, Megan Wilson, public mural, Clarion Alley Mural Project, San Francisco, CA, 2013 Megan Wilson’s new mural on Clarion Alley: TAX THE RICH Clarion Alley Mural Project Clarion Alley, San Francisco, CA 2013 Wilson painted the mural on … Continue reading


Beware the Invasion

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The San Francisco Museum Modern Art and Gap, Inc.

CIO has been informed that the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) has commissioned the guerrilla art group Together We Can Defeat Capitalism  (TWCDC) to paint a giant mural on the exterior wall of the future museum extension. The … Continue reading

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