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An American billionaire is leading a movement to break California into three states. California is ‘crumbling’ and ‘failing’, he says. Nonsense. It’s straight out of the all-too-familiar new American language, Trump’s English

8th July, 2018
Tim Draper: the venture capitalist is proposing to have California split into three states

Dear me. As if things aren’t fractured and factionalised enough in the US, there’s a move afoot to divide California into three separate states. One could just wait for the next earthquake to decide where the new boundaries should lie. But no, there is a very real push to break up the Golden State as early as November this year.

California has long allowed its citizens to attach all manner of...

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