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Activist calls for more development in San Francisco

Monday, April 18, 2016 - 05:50

The anger Ms Trauss has tapped is real, reflecting a generational break that pits cranky homeowners and the San Francisco political establishment against a cast of newcomers who are demanding the region make room for them, too.

BARF has won the backing of technology millionaires - Yelp's Jeremy Stoppelman is the group's largest individual donor - and the encouragement of local politicians.

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SAN Francisco does not have enough places to live. Sonja Trauss, a local activist, thinks the city should tackle this problem by building more housing.

This may not sound like a controversial idea. But this is San Francisco.

Ms Trauss is a self-described anarchist

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