Leighton Akio Woodhouse is a journalist and filmmaker in Los Angeles. His stories have appeared in The Nation, The Intercept, Gawker, The New Republic, VICE News, Newsweek, Fusion, and The Awl. He has created short documentaries for The Intercept, The Nation, and Participant Media, and directed the feature documentary Trumpland for Fusion Media. He has a Master’s Degree in Sociology from UC Berkeley.
A critical lack of affordable housing is turning overpriced motels into long-term shelter.
It appears that the UC Regents leveraged the California dream to make the UC system a player in Wall Street’s casino economy. As with any casino, the game was fixed.