Labour

Wealth vs. work

The tech sector has created great wealth — and worse inequality. Is that San Francisco's future?

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steve@sfbg.com

May Day, also known as International Workers Day, began in the United States, but it's been all-but ignored by most Americans for decades. And on this May Day, 2013, in the city of San Francisco, it's a good time to note that the growing wealth and income gaps between the rich and the rest of us are reaching historic highs — a dangerous situation, many economists warn — and hardly anyone at City Hall is talking about it.Read more »