Nitasha Tiku · 11/25/13 01:23PM

The New York Times says Twitter is "providing lawyers to help fight evictions" as part of its tax break agreement with San Francisco. Isn't that like asking Peter Thiel to donate to a college scholarship fund?

Protesters at Twitter HQ Fight for San Franciscans #ThrownOutByTwitter

Nitasha Tiku · 11/07/13 07:45PM

Twitter's austere approach to its initial public offering was not enough to placate San Francisco's have-nots. A coalition of tenant advocates, seniors, workers, and students gathered outside the company's Mid-Market headquarters today, in the middle of Twitter's stock market debut, to draw attention to corporate tax breaks and what the group claims is Twitter's role is "displacing thousands of families, seniors, and working people in San Francisco," according to a press release.