Author Archives: Yves Smith

School Funding Fight in Illinois: Billionaire Ex-Private Equity Governor Rauner v. 2 Million Students

Yves here. Notice how all the hysteria over evil Rooskies, North Korea, and neo-Nazis on the march has diverted media attention away from fights over economic issues? In Illinois, Governor Rauner is pushing through a scheme to curb funding to schools that is designed to hit lower property tax districts and Chicago particularly hard. Some […]

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