Cyrus Farivar // Profile picture
"suh-ROOS" / سیروس‌ / Senior Writer @forbes / author, HABEAS DATA / @forbesunion / / +1-341-758-0888 (Signal/WA) // VP, @oaklandtriclub
Aug 14, 2018 28 tweets 4 min read
Per a new report, Oakland has an equity score of 33.5. (Highly inequitable!)

Or, as the report puts it: “substantial room for improvement."… "We found that for Prime construction and professional services contracts, 66.7% of African American contractors received contracts under $100,000, which was 3.42 times as often as White contractors (19.5%)."
Jun 13, 2018 43 tweets 21 min read
I’m reading the nearly 500 page set of written answers that Facebook submitted yesterday to two Senate committees. There’s a lot here to unpack. Story TK.

Commerce report:…

Judiciary report:… So far, the questions from and answer to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) are the most entertaining.
Mar 29, 2018 27 tweets 11 min read
Hey friends! It’s #openingday! I’m taking the day off work to catch the @Athletics today!

Last year I did a story for @ebyesterday about baseball history in #Oakland! (…)

Then I was invited to talk about it at @NerdNiteEB! Here’s the quick Twitter version. The @Athletics and owner @DaveKaval have made a big push that the team is #RootedInOakland. After all, #Oakland is about to lose the @warriors and the @RAIDERS within a few years.