The Mission Yuppie Eradication Project is a grassroots movement in San Francisco
working to raise awareness about gentrification issues. SInce they advocate
controversial methods, we've created this support page so that international
supporters of the project can stay informed. We plan to include MYEP materials
here so that you can start similar projects in your communities. The Yuppie
dot-com lifestyle must be fought and eliminated, because if it is left
unchecked, it will eventually ruin our neighborhoods, our cities, and
When working families, artists, and lifelong residents of San Francisco
neighborhoods are being evicted from their home so some dot-commer can
have some rustic digs, it's time for people to band together and take
Francisco 'dot-commies' hire guards to stop art attacks
Tears For Eviction Victims. After 3 do-nothing years Brown is now incensed
Francisco: Shopping for Property with an Anarchist Activist
Arts Groups Face Tsunami of Rising Rents
Bay Area's 45 Worst Slumlords, Real Estate Speculators, Gentrification Profitteers
and Other Contributors to the Housing Crisis
tries to escape media group's list of housing profiteers
MYEP in the News
the Internet ruined San Francisco [10-28-1999 / Salon]
essay on gentrification in San Francisco [10-29-1999 / Salon]
crusader appears in court [7-23-1999 / S.F. Examiner]
SCUM SAY: "DIE YUPPIE SCUM!" [7-7-1999 / SUCK]
imperil pocket of San Francisco [7-19-1999 / Philadelphia Inquirer]
Francisco's 'Home $weet Home' Dilemma [6-9-1999 / CNN]
the Mission [6-9-1999 / S.F. Weekly]
the Hate! [6-9-1999 / S.F. Weekly]
fear and trembling [6-8-1999 / S.F. Examiner]
unpopular crowd, Mission-style [6-8-1999 / S.F. Examiner]
- A very lame editorial from a liberal journalist. Doesn't she understand
that Yuppies live a violent lifestyle?
Over Gentrification Gets Ugly in S.F.'s Mission. Anarchist arrested, charged
with making threats [6-7-1999 / S.F. Chronicle]
friction in Mission District [6-4-1999 / S.F. Examiner]
on Kevin Keating from the Mission Yuppie Eradication Project [S.F. Weekly]
arrest Mission's anti-yuppie crusader: They say they found books on bomb-making
in the U.S.A. [S.F. Weekly]
for the Original Pseudonymous, Postering Anarchist ... " [S.F. Weekly]
Mission Yuppie Eradication Project, Up Close and Personal [S.F. Weekly]
Works by Kevin Keating
politics "is a shell game;' don't vote
father, like son
"But gentrification isn't just obnoxious yuppies bouncing from
cocktail lounges to sushi bars around Valencia and 16th streets. It
also involves the systematic removal of working-class people from
Flyers, Rants and Graphics from MYEP
Corts the Mission By Nestor Makhno
Tips on Making Yuppies Pay
- Vandalize their cars: Mercedes, Lexus,
Porsche, Jaguar, and anything that your family wouldn't be able to afford.
- Throw shit at Yuppies as they drive
by, especially if they are on their cell phones.
- Don't patronize Yuppie establishments.
- If you are sitting with friends near
Yuppies, spread rumors about increasing crime in the neighborhood.
- Organize your community against developers
who help gentrification.
- Organize your co-workers against your
- Work with your neighbors to find out
who owns what in your neighborhood
- When Yuppies invade it means higher
rents, so organize a neighborhood Tenant's Association to keep a lid on rents.
- Don't listen to Yuppie radio stations,
which includes your local NPR affiliates.