In what appears to be the most balanced overview of Prop. C, San Francisco’s business tax measure to provide housing for homeless, Planetizen provides a good and balanced overview. Who’s supporting it; Who’s against; What is the data.
Google sought to build a 32 acre tech campus in Berlin’s Kreuzberg neighborhood. Looking for ‘funky space’ – typical for web companies – rather than for space in Berlin’s office / business district, Google chose the edgy neighborhood popular among millennials. Google’s choice of location follows a common pattern of large businesses being attracted to an environment which is the opposite of that business and which their presence will undermine or destroy. Google received 2 years of resistance. For more, read the article on the link.