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Dec 30, 2022

What exactly is a "techbro"? Meet five Silicon Valley megalomaniacs who helped hone the genre, and whose actions made them briefly famous beyond the Bay. Which ones failed up? Who was (possibly) canceled?

Jemma DeCristo (Twitter: @jemmaisOKeh) helps shine a light on anti-tech hate crime survivors from behind the liberal...

Dec 23, 2022

The legacy of America's former "hottest Korean American politician" Jane Kim, the wannabe mayor who gave away millions to tech CEOs who promised jobs and "community reinvestment" in central San Francisco. And you'll never believe what happened next.

Guest host Jemma DeCristo (Twitter: @jemmaisOKeh) practices her New...

Dec 16, 2022

Meet the YIMBYs: Fake-grassroots, "pro-housing activists" who swear that building more luxury condos will trickle down to the rest of us, and solve the housing unaffordability crisis.
Backed by tech titans, corporate landlords, and Barack Obama, YIMBYs are trying so hard to make over the real estate industry's...

Dec 9, 2022

To some, it was a memoir, a miniseries, and a movement: #GIRLBOSS founder Sophia Amuroso is the self-proclaimed ex-socialist and dumpster-diver who departed her own failing fast-fashion startup with expert timing. Through her company Nasty Gal (like Uber, but for clothes), ‚Äúserial entrepreneur" Amuroso was briefly...

Dec 2, 2022

For two years, the San Francisco police department was uninvited to Gay Pride. In solidarity, bureaucrats boycotted the 2022 Pride parade.

Jemma DeCristo returns to report from behind the liberal front of a city whose highest-paid employee is a sheriff's deputy.


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