"Congress Changed 529 College Savings Plans, And Now States Are Nervous"
" to cover tuition not only at colleges and universities, but also at private elementary and high schools. That's a big, sudden expansion, and it has some experts worried."
..."The real benefit, according to the state experts and independent economists NPR interviewed for this story, is for affluent families — many of whom already have kids in private K-12 schools"...
Remaking the University's cnewf tweeted out this link:
..."moral here is pretty obvious: being born into wealth is a far better choice than working hard at some stupid series of jobs.
This is especially true in contemporary America.
Median wage in constant 2017 dollars:
Total increase in median wage, 1990-2016: 11.16%
Total increase in S&P 500 average, adjusted for inflation, January 1990 – present: 305.6%"
It is related to this new assessment of Piketty research on income inequality, see:
..."After compiling this first-of-its-kind data set, Jordà's team makes a startling conclusion: If anything, Piketty's book underestimates the historical rate of return on wealth. “The same fact reported [by Piketty] holds true for more countries and more years, and more dramatically,” the researchers conclude."...
One more thing : this alternative view:
The guv received services at UCSF, friends with certain regents tied to interests there, and his health sec is partner of a retired former UCOP exec:
A faculty take on his legacy:
the students and staff likely more concerned with this topic that is the issue for them, right now
Ironic that the latest chatter on counter celebrity pol opposition in a far off pres election comes from one of the most expensive towns in CA now hit by climate change related disasters...
-- what about the CA gubernatorial race?
One -INO can be the same as the other side's -INO
Born into wealth or not, celebrities or not, state or national - the successful candidate is gonna have to tackle the above, and that's some pretty heavy lifting...
That famous quote:
"In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."
Is it even about words anymore -or deeds now?
- Richard Blum (AGAIN!)
- Gareth Elliott
- George Kieffer
- Sherry Lansing (AGAIN!)
- Hadi Makarechian
- Eloy Ortiz Oakley
- John A. Pérez
- Bonnie Reiss
- Richard Sherman
- Charlene Zettel
- VACANT (M Anguiano?)
- VACANT (L Park?)
- UC Regents Committees
- Staff Advisors, Faculty Reps, Designates
- Ex Officio UC Regents
- UC Alumni Regents
- VACANT (E Tauscher?)
- VACANT (H Guber?)
- Paul Monge
- VACANT (by Lozano)
- VACANT ( by Pattiz)
"If the University were a business, it would likely be the largest corporation in California."
"If The University Were A Business, It Would Likely Be The Largest Corporation In California"-Regents Minutes (2010)