The Cost of War has hit $1 trillion. Are you getting what you paid for?
|By: dcwumpus Tuesday March 9, 2010 9:01 am|
This year, Oakland’s budget deficit stands at $4.8 million. Also this year, the city will pay $5.2 million to Goldman Sachs for a swap deal they entered into a decade ago with the bank. In other words, Oakland could completely resolve the current deficit and stave off cuts with the money they’re paying to Goldman.
Dig deeper and the story gets even more infuriating.
|By: SumofChange Wednesday November 25, 2009 2:31 pm|
News of a steep hike in tuition fees at University of California public schools have students riled up at campuses across the UC system.