HOW THE MEGACAMPUSES helped ruin California’s economy. To be fair, that project had a lot of help. Still note this: “The irony here really cries out for attention: a large state university system needs a free market economy that hums along in top gear so that the revenue needed to support it can be generated. But California’s two unusually well developed state university systems provide enormous local voting power in many Assembly districts for a bitterly anti-capitalist ideology that sabotages the California economy.”