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Low Income Workers Who Live in RVs Chased Out of Silicon Valley Streets
Society & Culture  (tags: RV, high rent, Silicon Valley, low income, no where to live, expensive, inequality )

Dandelion
- 101 days ago - theguardian.com
Palo Altos minimum wage is $12 an hour, but someone would have to earn $42.69 an hour to rent a two-bedroom apartment while having enough left over for other necessities.
One Third of Children in Silicon Valley Are Homeless While Tech Profits Soar
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, high tech, silicon valley, East Palo Alto, rents too high, prices too high, homeless, children homeless )

Dandelion
- 290 days ago - rawstory.com
In August, a housing official penned a scathing resignation letter because her families income was not high enough to live in the very city she represents. Even the principal of one East Palo Alto school was forced to move in with 3 other educators.
The Silicon Valley Secessionist Clarifies His Batshit Insane Plan
Society & Culture  (tags: Balaji Srinivasan, Silicon Valley, society, government, rights, interesting, freedoms, humans, culture, sadness, news, ethics, law )

Carrie
- 1385 days ago - valleywag.gawker.com
Balaji Srinivasan, Stanford lecturer and newest addition to the Andreessen Horowitz venture capital all-star team, does not want to live near you. He believes he and his Silicon Valley vanguard deserve their own place--literally, a separate society.
   

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