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People like Ron Conway have always had the money and power. Now they have the votes too

Yesterday, the Guardian’s Julia Carrie Wong reported on a SF ballot measure to allow the city to sweep homeless tent encampments from sidewalks. According to public documents reviewed by the Guardian, the measure is being financially backed by leading tech moguls including Mike Moritz, Zachary Bogue and… of course… (Pando investor) Ron Conway. As Wong explains…
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