The Silicon Valley Creative Class Takes Over

The divide between Silicon Valley’s creative class and their blue-collar neighbors could be a harbinger of things to come for the rest of America.

Across the railroad tracks past the tiny Atherton station, we were now in the featureless, nearly treeless, semi-industrial flatlands of Menlo Park stretching eastward to the bay. The demographic change was instant: ¡No se habla inglés!
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