The $976,000 reported Wednesday includes contributions from former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and his wife, Kashkari’s parents and several bankers at Goldman Sachs, Kashkari’s former employer.
“Keep the government out of our homes, out of our hospitals, out of our bedrooms,” he says.
Protestors showed up from around the state to support workers who walked off the job, claiming the world’s biggest retailer is retaliating against employees.
“Occupy LA” protesters have moved to the Port of Long Beach, where they plan to set up picket lines and garner support from Longshore union workers.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has prohibited U.S. investors from participating in a private offering expected to raise up to $1.5 billion for social networking site Facebook, citing widespread media coverage that could run afoul of securities guidelines.
A reported investment by Goldman Sachs and a Russian investor of $500 million in Facebook is a further sign that the social networking behemoth is becoming a powerful force even outside tech circles, even as the company tries to push off going public as long as possible.