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California Financial Crisis

Here's Why The College Admissions Process Is Bonkers

Ann Lewis Hamilton | Posted 07.19.2015 | Fifty
Ann Lewis Hamilton

Yes, California has a financial crisis. But why are we taking it out on California's students? Denying them the opportunity to attend their state university? Forcing them to attend colleges out of state and pay higher tuition when we, the residents, are paying taxes to support 'our' university system?

The New Yorker: Could Debt Send California The Way Of Greece? : | James Surowiecki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

nother year, another crisis. If we spent last year worried that big banks were going to fail, the fear of the moment is that entire governments may go...

Brown v. Democracy

George Lakoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
George Lakoff

California Attorney General Jerry Brown ought not to be acting against the overwhelming yearning for democracy on the part of voters across the political spectrum, as well as their deep desire to end the state's budget crisis.

Saving the University

Robin Lakoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Robin Lakoff

Recent budget cuts threaten a severe diminution of the status of the University of California, long considered the nation's -- perhaps the world's -- premier research university.

California Nears Financial "Meltdown," Schwarzenegger Threatens To Shut Down Government

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

California's government is 50 days away from a financial "meltdown" if Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and lawmakers fail to close the $24.3 billion bu...

HuffPost's Julie Satow Talks Trashy Scripts, Little Caesars, And California's Financial Troubles On Fox Business News

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Huff TV

Huffington Post Business Editor Julie Satow appeared on Fox Business Network's America's Nightly Scoreboard to discuss all things business. Topics in...

California "Headed Off The Fiscal Rails": NY Times | JENNIFER STEINHAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The state of California - its deficits ballooning, its lawmakers intransigent and its governor apparently free of allies or influence - appears headed...