Politics, Stateside - Wednesday, September 29, 2010 0:00 - 3 Comments
Last week, Mark Zuckerberg, the Billionaire founder of Facebook, announced a $100million dollar donation to Newark’s crumbling public education sector. Much of the media attention has focused on how this coincided with the release of The Social Network, a biopic casting Zuckerberg in a negative light. However, the much larger and more pressing issue was ignored: that of why the US public school system is so desperately reliant on private donations in the first place. Ceasefire's US correspondent Humza Tahir reports.