privatization

Genoa Bridge Collapse Throws Harsh Light on Benettons’ Highway Billions

Genoa Bridge Collapse Throws Harsh Light on Benettons’ Highway Billions

The east side of what is left of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy. Its collapse is the subject of a criminal inquiry, with 21 people under investigation.
Genoa Bridge Collapse Throws Harsh Light on Benettons’ Highway Billions

Genoa Bridge Collapse Throws Harsh Light on Benettons’ Highway Billions

The east side of what is left of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy. Its collapse is the subject of a criminal inquiry, with 21 people under investigation.
Genoa Bridge Collapse Throws Harsh Light on Benettons’ Highway Billions

Genoa Bridge Collapse Throws Harsh Light on Benettons’ Highway Billions

The east side of what is left of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy. Its collapse is the subject of a criminal inquiry, with 21 people under investigation.
Private Money Takes On Bigger Role in Airport Projects

Private Money Takes On Bigger Role in Airport Projects

Paine Field’s new commercial terminal in Everett, Wash., was built by Propeller Airports, a company from Seattle.

Striking West Virginia teachers won swift and decisive victory; Oakland next?

2019 has seen a string of bold and successful teachers' strikes that built on last years' #RedForEd strikes: the new wave of strikes goes beyond paychecks and funding, though, and takes aim at charter
Ethiopia’s plan to privatize and split up its mobile phone monopoly won’t be as easy as it looks

Ethiopia’s plan to privatize and split up its mobile phone monopoly won’t be as easy as it looks

Ethio Telecom will be the first of four state-owned firms to be denationalized.

A Study in Professional Power: Why Do the Big 4 Accountants Survive?

How the Big 4 accountants cemented their position and why that matters.

Gilets Jaunes Under Attack

The gilets jaunes have arisen out of the profound inequality that is fracturing societies across Europe. It is against that inequality that leaders must take a strong stance.
Libertarian Party organizes national park cleanups

Libertarian Party organizes national park cleanups

Taking advantage of the shutdown by showing government not needed. The post Libertarian Party organizes national park cleanups appeared first on Hot Air.

Post Office Privatization Thrust Awaits (Stalled) Publication of Trump Task Force Report

The Post Office, its Universal Service Obligation, privatization efforts, how (and possibly why) those efforts are stalled.

NASA considers selling trips to space tourists

The Jim Bridenstine-era NASA's efforts to privatize spaceflight could involve borrowing a page from Russia. The Washington Post notes the agency is mulling the possibility of offering seats to private
What the Public Lands Are Truly Worth

What the Public Lands Are Truly Worth

If ever there was a time for a defense of the federal public lands system, it is now. Donald Trump’s Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke, has expressed his contempt for the preferences of the American
A bipartisan push to block Trump’s plan to privatize the USPS

A bipartisan push to block Trump’s plan to privatize the USPS

The wrong sort of privatization The post A bipartisan push to block Trump’s plan to privatize the USPS appeared first on Hot Air.

Revisiting Privatization’s Claims

Advocates exaggerate claims that privatization would reduce governments’ fiscal problems while ensuring more efficient, productive, and competitive economies by promoting private entrepreneurship,
NASA might sell naming rights to missions and expand endorsements to raise money for new missions

NASA might sell naming rights to missions and expand endorsements to raise money for new missions

Exploring space isn't cheap. We live in an age where technology is allowing us to discover distant worlds and learn more about our neighboring planets than ever before, but many top space agencies —
NASA explores product endorsements and rocket naming rights

NASA explores product endorsements and rocket naming rights

NASA's new leader is gung-ho on privatizing spaceflight, and that could lead to some new approaches to branding... like it or not. Administrator Jim Bridenstine has unveiled a NASA Advisory Council

Why I Am Not Wildly Enthusiastic about Sanders’ Plan to Tax Amazon

Defects in Sanders' "plan to have a plan" to tax Amazon, and how to cure them.

Medicare Part D: Delight, or Debacle?

My first foray into real Medicare.

Norway’s Wealth Fund Issues Savage Burn On Tesla

Save for some uplifting production news, Tesla Motors is still fighting an uphill battle. CEO Elon Musk’s earlier claim that the company would go private has gotten him into trouble with the