Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Tag: privatization

The truth about privatization

The reality has been that privatization too often only boosts corporate bottom lines.

‘Privatization is not the answer:’ Grave warnings as Wall Street vultures...

"It should instead focus on basic services and ensure that every Puerto Rican has access to safe public water."

How privatization cuts us in two, while public institutions make us...

More profits for the privatizers, more health concerns and expense and disdain for the public. 

Kitchen logic: Don’t let Trump’s GOP privatize America

Why privatize our national patrimony when we have the money to repair it ourselves?

Stop Trump’s privatization agenda

The Trump administration’s privatization strategy begins with propaganda about providing “choice” and “vouchers.”

Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan: Lincoln had a bolder solution

Trump’s plan is unusual because, as written, it seems to be targeted at fully private projects, which are less common.

Privatizing America’s Public Land

How the Raid on Malheur Screened a Future Raid on Real Estate.

Throwing Public Education Under the Bus

Now the small-minded budget slashers won’t even pay for bus rides? It's time we invest fully in public education to get the future we want for our children.

The Five-Step Process to Privatize Everything

At the heart of privatization, people take from society, demand freedom and defund government. But the belief that self-centeredness will benefit everyone is backwards—it's time for great individuals to emerge from cooperative efforts.

How Privatization Degrades Our Daily Lives

"Privatization places profits over people." While American people remain the products, our leaders continue to think free-market capitalism works best. But here are a few "fact-based" examples that prove otherwise.

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A third of U.S. billionaire wealth gains since 1990 have come during pandemic

U.S. billionaire pandemic profit balloons to $4.56 trillion, a 55 percent increase.