by Stephen Lendman
In past decades, many US municipalities declared bankruptcy. Since 1981, 42 cases were filed. Ten came in the past four years.
Given hard times getting harder, what’s happening now is unprecedented since the Great Depression.
Cities occasionally declare bankruptcy. In America, they’re coming more often. Others in dire financial straits may follow.
San Bernardino, CA is the latest. On July 11, The New York Times headlined “Third City In California Votes to Seek Bankruptcy,” saying:
Officials have no choice. They can’t meet payroll obligations through summer.