The second in what will probably be a recurring theme in this space, about how social justice warriorism is not only the left’s opiate, but the way its elitist faction (and even non-liberal elitists) throws economic populism into the circular filing cabinet and distracts from its growing obscene wealth and inequality favoring itself.
I predict that all this talk will amount to no more than that, just a lot of talk. To be followed up by more talk. And maybe a symbolic but substantively non-effective city ordinance or three.
Because, to a lot of people who suddenly have a lot of liquid resources with which to buy politicians, increasing housing values and skyrocketing rents are a feature, not a bug.
This is why Berkeley riots over people like Milo instead of homelessness.
Then there’s this:
The camp is a mix of newcomers such as Ariah Inlerah, 33, a transgender woman who fled anti-gay violence in Bloomington, Indiana…
Anti-gay violence at Indiana University? Here’s a hint — That blue enclave in the lower middle is Bloomington.