Submitted by jest on Sun, 10/30/2011 - 1:44am
Whenever I hear our thugs in higher office say "infrastructure program," I think complicated privatization schemes, outrageous no-bid contracts, and other creative ways to sodomize the American purse.
One such example is the sewer project that has completely ruined Jefferson County, Alabama.
And now, The Exiled has uncovered the latest attempt to steal the most precious resource to all of us: water.
WATER WARS: GOV. JERRY BROWN’S PET PUBLIC-TO-PRIVATE WEALTH TRANSFER PROJECT IS A GO Read below the fold...
By Yasha Levine
Submitted by Think Liberally on Mon, 09/27/2010 - 6:42pm
Apparently now they're privatizing libraries, and the head of the company involved is very up-front that the cost savings come from kicking union employees to the curb and destroying pensions. Amazing that the Gray Lady can report this as if it's no big deal.
Hey, if you're out of work, at least you can go the library!
That is, until the local government can't pay the privatizer anymore, due to crashing revenue (and the privatizer inevitably raising their rates). Read below the fold...
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Submitted by DCblogger on Fri, 09/05/2008 - 10:34am
9/6 MON: non-profit & single-payer healthcare leafleting
Please join the Coalition Against Privatization at the Labor Day Parade, Saturday September 6, 2008 at 9:30am.
CAP members will be using the Labor Day Parade as an outreach opportunity to distribute leaflets to marchers and on-lookers about the for-profit conversion of GHI and HIP, as well as healthcare as a human right and single-payer bill HR 676. Join us for the festivities! Read below the fold...
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Submitted by Xenophon on Fri, 01/05/2007 - 12:43pm
Where are we now? Iâ€™ve been trying to figure out if Obama voted for or against the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act â€“ Senate Bill 3880. While I was scouring the net, I came across this article about the privatization of Iraq. A constitution so sweeping in deference to radical market fundamentalism that it destroys the very idea of a nation state and turns a country into some Borg-like, chop shop, refugee. Read below the fold...
Submitted by Xenophon on Tue, 10/31/2006 - 11:51am
That great big sucking sound is your income being siphoned off by one hell of a sleeper in the tax structure . Hidden right there in the open, waiting for all the pieces to fall into place. What ever will the uppermiddles do? Read below the fold...
Submitted by Xenophon on Sun, 10/29/2006 - 9:11pm
There has been a deafening silence over the situation in Oaxaca. The real question is how close are we? Maybe that fence ainâ€™t such a bad idea. Read below the fold...
Submitted by Xenophon on Wed, 10/25/2006 - 3:51pm
Something Lambert said about fundamentals got me thinking.
You ever been in one of those fourth and go with six yards between you and glory?Just enough to keep the blitz honest.
You run through your check list â€“ The struggle ahead is steep and stark. Read below the fold...