Uptown Almanac raises the question in a compendium of posts elsewhere:
If you read the criticisms, the protests over tech shuttles and the industry’s impact on housing costs are pointless and misdirected, if not worse.
“The protests are xenophobic and illogical,” wrote Rodrigo Guzman, CTO of iDoneThis, in an essay that was passed around Reddit and other like-minded echo chambers. “They do serve a useful purpose in sparking discussion about important issues (e.g. the Ellis Act, housing, cultural change in SF, etc), but the impact of that is very limited when there isn’t coherence about the issues and the desired changes. The protests may even be counter-productive to their cause.”