Matthew Cunningham-Cook is a freelance journalist who has written for The Nation, Labor Notes, and the Public Employee Press.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
6 Ways Wall Street Is Hosing Chicago Teachers
During Andrew Cuomo ’s tenure as attorney general of New York, he noted, “In New York, the biggest pool of money is the state pension fund.” This is true with public pension funds across the nation—and Wall Street firms have leaped to take advantage of the bounty, often in unsavory ways. Over the...