TOPIC: Airbnb

Bay Set To Boil: Return of the Glass Hole


11.14.15 - What a busy week! Rowdy demonstrations took place against UC administrators treatment of workers, against low pay across the bay area, and a large anti-gentrification block party took place at the Qilombo Community Center in West Oakland. We also bring you all the tech, housing, development, and pig news you've come to expect. Read…

Bay Set to Boil: Democracy Serves Capital


11.07.15 - This week was a hectic one! From SF Election losses on the Mission Moritorium and Airbnb restrictions to police assaulting protesters in Alameda, democracy failed again. News on the Santa Rita jail expansion, the Berkeley student walkout and much more. Read…

Activists took over Airbnb’s headquarters in San Francisco to protest evictions


11.03.15 - A day before San Francisco decides on a measure that would limit residents' ability to list their homes for short-term rentals, housing activists flooded the Airbnb lobby in a protest that charged the company with increasing rental prices and evictions. A reporter for San Francisco Weekly documented the protest, which lasted for about 90 minutes in the lobby of the company's headquarters in the SoMa neighborhood. Read…