the metaphor for the rise of private city states – The Floating Utopia of Salesforce Park

Taxpayer-funded, corporately branded, suspended above the homeless, the park is an irresistible metaphor for the city’s socioeconomic tensions. It also feels like a bid, or a prayer, for a certain vision of its future.

https://www.newyorker.com/news/letter-from-silicon-valley/the-floating-utopia-of-salesforce-park

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