Bay area housing activists holding anti-eviction protests blocked Google and Apple buses to protest tech workers driving up rents. One protester broke the back window of the Google bus
BREAKING: Protesters Attack Google Bus In West Oakland, Smashing Window
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December 20, 2013

Via Pando Daily:

[This is a breaking news post, which we will be updating as more information comes in.]

Tensions between Bay Area activists and tech institutions ratcheted up this morning when protestors attacked a Google bus in West Oakland, smashing the bus’s rear window while Google employees were inside. Local news organization KQED reports that Google has confirmed the attack.

One Google employee took to Twitter to post evidence of the encounter. A picture shows protestors standing in front of the bus holding a sign that says, “Fuck Off Google.”

Protestors published a colorful account of the inci...

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