privatization

Here He Comes Again: Erik Prince Pushes To Privatize Afghanistan War

Here He Comes Again: Erik Prince Pushes To Privatize Afghanistan War

Oh, we're planning to relive the Bush years? We all know how well that turned out! Via NBC.com: WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is increasingly venting frustration to his national security team
Elon Musk’s Effort to Take Tesla Private to Get Board Oversight

Elon Musk’s Effort to Take Tesla Private to Get Board Oversight

Tesla announced Tuesday that three independent board members would supervise any potential proposal by the chief executive, Elon Musk, to take the company private.
Elon Musk’s Effort to Take Tesla Private to Get Board Oversight

Elon Musk’s Effort to Take Tesla Private to Get Board Oversight

Tesla announced Tuesday that three independent board members would supervise any potential proposal by the chief executive, Elon Musk, to take the company private.
Elon Musk’s Effort to Take Tesla Private to Get Board Oversight

Elon Musk’s Effort to Take Tesla Private to Get Board Oversight

Tesla announced Tuesday that three independent board members would supervise any potential proposal by the chief executive, Elon Musk, to take the company private.

Baltimore Set To Be First Major US City to Ban Water Privatization

The city of Baltimore is poised to denounce the privatization fairy and reject privatization of its water and sewage system.

Argentina 20 Years On: Has the IMF Really Changed Its Ways?

The IMF is back in Argentina. The fund pretends that it's moved away from borrower-punitive programs, but the evidence says otherwise.
The mystery of Russia’s missing wealth shows how Putin retains his power

The mystery of Russia’s missing wealth shows how Putin retains his power

Russia is a nuclear power. But an economic power it is not. Last year, the country’s GDP totaled around $1.6 trillion, less than that of…
Critics of Trump’s Veterans Affairs Dept. Raise Concerns About Departures

Critics of Trump’s Veterans Affairs Dept. Raise Concerns About Departures

Peter O’Rourke, right, the acting Veterans Affairs secretary, took over the department in May.
Critics of Trump’s Veterans Affairs Dept. Raise Concerns About Departures

Critics of Trump’s Veterans Affairs Dept. Raise Concerns About Departures

Peter O’Rourke, right, the acting Veterans Affairs secretary, took over the department in May.
Avble to Lease: Lge space station with gr8 vus

Avble to Lease: Lge space station with gr8 vus

Shed the weight of the world The post Avble to Lease: Lge space station with gr8 vus appeared first on Hot Air.

Neoliberalism’s Assault on the Veteran’s Administration Continues

An impending IT debacle at the Veteran's Administration, and a bipartisan effort to privatize it.
Senate Sends Major Overhaul of Veterans Health Care to Trump

Senate Sends Major Overhaul of Veterans Health Care to Trump

The Senate gave final passage on Wednesday to a comprehensive overhaul of the veterans health care system that had been a year in the making. The bill ultimately won the support of Republicans and
V.A. Medical System Staggers as Chaos Engulfs Its Leadership

V.A. Medical System Staggers as Chaos Engulfs Its Leadership

The Veterans Choice Act allowed more veterans to get care from private providers, but it created an avalanche of paper at Veterans Affairs facilities.
V.A. Medical System Staggers as Chaos Engulfs Its Leadership

V.A. Medical System Staggers as Chaos Engulfs Its Leadership

The Veterans Choice Act allowed more veterans to get care from private providers, but it created an avalanche of paper at Veterans Affairs facilities.
Tom Cole shoots down back door attempt at more FAA privatization

Tom Cole shoots down back door attempt at more FAA privatization

Swing and a miss The post Tom Cole shoots down back door attempt at more FAA privatization appeared first on Hot Air.
Escapes, Riots and Beatings. But States Can’t Seem to Ditch Private Prisons.

Escapes, Riots and Beatings. But States Can’t Seem to Ditch Private Prisons.

A guard escorted a detainee at a GEO-run prison in Adelanto, Calif. in 2013. The biggest players in the private prison industry, like the GEO Group, tend to spend extensively on lobbying and political
Escapes, Riots and Beatings. But States Can’t Seem to Ditch Private Prisons.

Escapes, Riots and Beatings. But States Can’t Seem to Ditch Private Prisons.

A guard escorted a detainee at a GEO-run prison in Adelanto, Calif. in 2013. The biggest players in the private prison industry, like the GEO Group, tend to spend extensively on lobbying and political

Puerto Rico Update: Forests, Power, Depopulation, and Privatization

Puerto Rico's situation is causing Naomi Klein to rethink "shock doctrine."