In one of the nation's most economically disparate enclaves, the tide of organized labor is rising.
The larger and more urgent crisis is that a white supremacist sympathizer is the president of the United States.
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Charlotte Silver is a journalist in San Francisco, formerly based in the West Bank, Palestine. Follow her on Twitter: @CharESilver.