privatization

Intrigue at V.A. as Secretary Says He Is Being Forced Out

Intrigue at V.A. as Secretary Says He Is Being Forced Out

David J. Shulkin, the veterans affairs secretary, at a hearing before the House veterans affairs committee on Thursday.
Intrigue at V.A. as Secretary Says He Is Being Forced Out

Intrigue at V.A. as Secretary Says He Is Being Forced Out

David J. Shulkin, the veterans affairs secretary, at a hearing before the House veterans affairs committee on Thursday.
Op-Ed Contributor: Who Keeps Britain’s Trains Running? Europe

Op-Ed Contributor: Who Keeps Britain’s Trains Running? Europe

Staff members walk past a Eurostar e320 train at St. Pancras station in London.

Private Equity Firms Turn Up Noses at Trump’s Infrastructure Headfake

A perverse bit of good news: PE firms don't like Trump's infrastructure scheme.
Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Puts Burden on State and Private Money

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Puts Burden on State and Private Money

A $3.6 billion reconstruction project at Salt Lake City International Airport. The $200 billion infrastructure program that the White House unveiled on Monday is intended to attract a huge amount of
Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Puts Burden on State and Private Money

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Puts Burden on State and Private Money

A $3.6 billion reconstruction project at Salt Lake City International Airport. The $200 billion infrastructure program that the White House unveiled on Monday is intended to attract a huge amount of
So now the White House wants to privatize the International Space Station

So now the White House wants to privatize the International Space Station

Admirable in theory, but... The post So now the White House wants to privatize the International Space Station appeared first on Hot Air.
Trump administration hopes to privatize ISS after 2024

Trump administration hopes to privatize ISS after 2024

If the US government plans to stop funding the International Space Station at the end of 2024, there's a big question: what happens next? Hand the keys over to the private sector, apparently. The
Michigan governor admits his prison food privatization scheme has failed

Michigan governor admits his prison food privatization scheme has failed

State prisoners in Michigan would no longer rely on scandal-plagued for-profit vendors to feed them under the budget Gov. Rick Snyder (R) proposed Wednesday. Snyder’s FY2019 budget plan adds $13.7

Puerto Rico’s New Power Struggle: Privatization

Puerto Rico announces plans to privatise its public utility, even though many residents still lack power 4 months after Hurricane Maria.
Op-Ed Contributor: Britain Isn’t Working

Op-Ed Contributor: Britain Isn’t Working

Road work in Aberdeen, Scotland. Carillion, Britain’s second-largest construction company and an emblem of public sector reforms, recently went into liquidation. The magnitude of the consequences
Collapse of U.K. Construction Giant Rattles the Government

Collapse of U.K. Construction Giant Rattles the Government

Carillion construction cranes at a building site in London on Sunday. Carillion, a construction company that helped the government run day-to-day operations, filed for bankruptcy.
Collapse of U.K. Construction Giant Rattles the Government

Collapse of U.K. Construction Giant Rattles the Government

Carillion construction cranes at a building site in London on Sunday. Carillion, a construction company that helped the government run day-to-day operations, filed for bankruptcy.
Collapse of U.K. Construction Giant Rattles the Government

Collapse of U.K. Construction Giant Rattles the Government

Carillion construction cranes at a building site in London on Sunday. Carillion, a construction company that helped the government run day-to-day operations, filed for bankruptcy.

Net Neutrality: The Congressional Review Act, Supportive Constituencies (and Injunctions)

The tiered Internet, a head count for the CRA, and the constituencies that the abolition of net neutrality will harm (including knitters)

As the Tourists Return, Half of Puerto Rico Remains Without Power, Thanks to PROMESA, while Workers Leave, and Vulture Capital Circles

The story of the missing telephone poles, the Puerto Rican exodus, and the Aurelius case, where nobody knows anything.

Why Stopping Tax “Reform” Won’t Stop Inequality

Inequality isn’t driven by taxes—it’s driven by the power of capital in relation to workers.

The Super Wealthy Oxycontin Family Supports School Privatization With Tactics Similar to Those That Fueled the Opioid Epidemic

How the marketing model the Sackler family developed to promote OxyContin is being applied to one of their pet causes, charter schools.