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New Haifa Port reform paves the way to privatization - Haaretz

Published: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 13:00:17 GMT

New Haifa Port reform paves the way to privatization  Haaretz

The agreement in principle signed by two Israeli ministers Tuesday marks the advent of a long-awaited reform at the Haifa Port. The accord, approved by ...

Managed care companies push for privatization amid losses for public mental health authorities - Crain's Detroit Business

Published: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 13:10:41 GMT

Managed care companies push for privatization amid losses for public mental health authorities  Crain's Detroit Business

Michigan's managed-care companies are pushing to speed up the privatization of the state's $2.8 billion Medicaid behavioral health managed care system, ...

With water privatization, Japan faces crossroads in battling its aging pipes - The Japan Times

Published: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 06:39:00 GMT

With water privatization, Japan faces crossroads in battling its aging pipes  The Japan Times

Japanese water is clean and readily available, as evidenced by drinkable tap water and a nearly 100 percent penetration rate. But perhaps less known is the.

Privatization of air traffic control? Don’t look to the Brits [Opinion] - Houston Chronicle

Published: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 05:22:38 GMT

Privatization of air traffic control? Don’t look to the Brits [Opinion]  Houston Chronicle

Despite the recent exclusion of privatization of America's air traffic control system from the most recent FAA reauthorization debate, many stakeholders are still ...

The Truth About Privatization - Common Dreams

Published: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:43:19 GMT

The Truth About Privatization  Common Dreams

Privatization. Privatization. Privatization. It's all you hear from Republicans. But what does it actually mean?Generations ago, America built an entire national ...

Is the postal privatization proposal dead? Maybe not, but the task force makes no recommendation. - The Washington Post

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Is the postal privatization proposal dead? Maybe not, but the task force makes no recommendation.  The Washington Post

The Trump administration's task force on reforming the U.S. Postal *Service* is notable for what it did do, what it didn't do and what could result from what it wants ...

County ends privatization bid, expects to earn $6 million off Headquarters - Longview Daily News

Published: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

County ends privatization bid, expects to earn $6 million off Headquarters  Longview Daily News

The Cowlitz County commissioners Tuesday night ended discussions about contracting out management of the Headquarters Landfill to Republic Services but ...

Privatization is not an option - Illinois Times

Published: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Privatization is not an option  Illinois Times

In 2006, then-president George W. Bush, congressional Republican leaders, the powerful “privatizer lobby” and Koch-funded think tanks and Astroturf front ...

Miami-Dade Jail Privatization Idea Sent to Mayor's Office for Recommendation - Miami New Times

Published: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:04:00 GMT

Miami-Dade Jail Privatization Idea Sent to Mayor's Office for Recommendation  Miami New Times

Commissioners on the Chairman's Policy Council unanimously voted to have the mayor's office look at building a new jail with P3 money from a private investor.

Privatization Is Theft - Jacobin magazine

Published: Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Privatization Is Theft  Jacobin magazine

Leftist president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador takes office today in Mexico. Here, he explains how privatization has pillaged the public — and calls for a ...

Public transit system in Washington DC struggles with privatization - The Guardian

Published: Sat, 15 Dec 2018 11:00:00 GMT

Public transit system in Washington DC struggles with privatization  The Guardian

Union employees are fighting the effort in favor of better benefits and working conditions, as well as keeping public costs down. Michael Sainato. Sat 15 Dec ...

ICC YAF: International Arbitration and Privatization of Public Companies in Greece - ICC - International Chamber of Commerce

Published: Sat, 08 Dec 2018 12:09:01 GMT

ICC YAF: International Arbitration and Privatization of Public Companies in Greece - ICC  International Chamber of Commerce

This conference will give insight into the status of international arbitration in Greece following the large scale privatization of public companies in the country ...

Privatized Medicaid is here to stay - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Published: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:15:00 GMT

Privatized Medicaid is here to stay  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

The election of Gov. Kim Reynolds means privatized Medicaid is here to stay. She has refused to return control of the health insurance program for 600000 ...

HISD votes against privatization of underperforming schools - KPRC Click2Houston

Published: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 03:58:07 GMT

HISD votes against privatization of underperforming schools  KPRC Click2Houston

In a narrow vote of 5 to 4, Houston Independent School District board members voted against the privatization of four low-performing schools in the district.

Forum set on school resegregation and privatization in Little Rock - Arkansas Times

Published: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 13:52:30 GMT

Forum set on school resegregation and privatization in Little Rock  Arkansas Times

And speaking of the Little Rock School District: Judge and pastor Wendell Griffen sends word that his New Millenium Church will be the site of a series of ...

Obstacles litter privatization path in Brazil under Bolsonaro - FRANCE 24

Published: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 05:16:00 GMT

Obstacles litter privatization path in Brazil under Bolsonaro  FRANCE 24

Rio de Janeiro (AFP). An ambitious privatization plan by the incoming government of Brazil's president-elect Jair Bolsonaro faces some challenges, not least ...

The Ticker: Defense Minister Netanyahu gives nod to privatization of Israel Aerospace Industries - Haaretz

Published: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 02:18:50 GMT

The Ticker: Defense Minister Netanyahu gives nod to privatization of Israel Aerospace Industries  Haaretz

Bank of Israel monetary panel voted 4-1 for first rate hike in seven years □ Regulators conclude that Elsztain is no longer controlling shareholder of Super-Sol.

White House backs off privatizing the Postal Service - CNN

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

White House backs off privatizing the Postal Service  CNN

The Treasury Department released a long-expected proposal for overhauling the US Postal *Service* on Tuesday that stopped short of full privatization, an idea ...

IATA’s Mistry says govt should weigh all options before privatization of airports - Livemint

Published: Sun, 16 Dec 2018 19:40:40 GMT

IATA’s Mistry says govt should weigh all options before privatization of airports  Livemint

Mistry said India should assess and figure out if certain airports need a different model, other than privatization.

Government did not remove privatization from agenda, says economy chief - TASS

Published: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 07:59:00 GMT

Government did not remove privatization from agenda, says economy chief  TASS

MOSCOW, December 12. /TASS/. The Russian government did not remove the topic of privatization from the agenda, continues to work in this direction, Russian ...

Public vote on airport privatization is grounded at City Hall - St. Louis Public Radio

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 23:43:57 GMT

Public vote on airport privatization is grounded at City Hall  St. Louis Public Radio

A bill that calls for a city-wide vote on any future deal to privatize St. Louis Lambert International Airport is stuck in committee. The bill's sponsor,

Business12 hours ago Kaduna Refinery MD flays privatization - New Telegraph Newspaper

Published: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 02:10:59 GMT

Business12 hours ago Kaduna Refinery MD flays privatization  New Telegraph Newspaper

Managing Director of the Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC), Adewale Ladenegan, has picked holes in efforts to privatise the installation,

The privatization myth: Here are 5 ways conservatives' free-market ideology can destroy public goods - AlterNet

Published: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:19:00 GMT

The privatization myth: Here are 5 ways conservatives' free-market ideology can destroy public goods  AlterNet

Robert Reich reveals how privatization can go so wrong. Privatization. Privatization. Privatization. It's all you hear from Republicans. But what does it actually ...

Brazil's Petrobras to be led by privatization advocate - Herald-Whig

Published: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil's Petrobras to be led by privatization advocate  Herald-Whig

Brazil's president-elect is appointing a pro-market reformer to lead the state oil company Petrobras.

Village feeling impacts of privatization - nwestiowa.com

Published: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Village feeling impacts of privatization  nwestiowa.com

Barry Whitsell, chief executive officer for Village Northwest Unlimited in Sheldon, illustrates what different wheelchair amenities are denied by managed care ...

As privatization moves forward, three seats on Massena Memorial Hospital board set to expire - WatertownDailyTimes.com

Published: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 05:30:00 GMT

As privatization moves forward, three seats on Massena Memorial Hospital board set to expire  WatertownDailyTimes.com

MASSENA — As Massena Memorial Hospital continues to move toward privatization, three seats on the Board of Managers are set to expire on Dec. 31.

Letter to the editor: Nothing changes in parking privatization problem for Ohio State - OSU - The Lantern

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Letter to the editor: Nothing changes in parking privatization problem for Ohio State  OSU - The Lantern

After Ohio State privatized campus parking operations in 2012, against the wishes of some 83 percent of Ohio State faculty members, I decided to provide ...

Bill for public vote on airport privatization stalls; petition initiative moves forward - St. Louis American

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Bill for public vote on airport privatization stalls; petition initiative moves forward  St. Louis American

A bill to allow a public vote on privatization of airport operations has stalled again.

Citing ‘considerable’ interest -- Metro extends deadline for Silver Line privatization plan - Washington Post

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Citing ‘considerable’ interest -- Metro extends deadline for Silver Line privatization plan  Washington Post

Metro says two dozen companies have already expressed interest in its plan to privatize operation of phase 2 of the Silver Line.

Is The World's Most Indebted Oil Company About To Be Privatized? - OilPrice.com

Published: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Is The World's Most Indebted Oil Company About To Be Privatized?  OilPrice.com

In the past, Brazil's massive state-owned oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has operated at the whim of Brazilian politics, a volatile model to say the ...

Privatizing the water supply - The Japan Times

Published: Sat, 08 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Privatizing the water supply  The Japan Times

Japan should not rush into privatizing its water supply.

The school privatization agenda took a major beating in the midterms - Salon

Published: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The school privatization agenda took a major beating in the midterms  Salon

The blue wave that swept the nation in the recent midterm elections was also a broad rejection of recent trends to privatize public education through school ...

Sewerage & Water Board privatization? Task force leaning against it - NOLA.com

Published: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Sewerage & Water Board privatization? Task force leaning against it  NOLA.com

Task force studying how to best manage New Orleans' drainage system and the Sewerage & Water Board has until the end of January to present final ...

You Paid For It: BOA President Lewis Reed votes to move forward with Lambert Airport privatization study - KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

Published: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 03:53:00 GMT

You Paid For It: BOA President Lewis Reed votes to move forward with Lambert Airport privatization study  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – You Paid For It sits down with St. Louis Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed, whose vote allowed and St. Louis Lambert Airport privatization ...

Financial advisers cite 'tremendous amount of interest' in privatizing Lambert - STLtoday.com

Published: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Financial advisers cite 'tremendous amount of interest' in privatizing Lambert  STLtoday.com

ST. LOUIS • A financial firm advising the city on whether to privatize St. Louis Lambert International Airport says there has already been significant interest in ...

Habazoka Wants HH to Apologize Privatization Role - Zambia Reports

Published: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 05:01:47 GMT

Habazoka Wants HH to Apologize Privatization Role  Zambia Reports

Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) president Lubinda Habazoka has delivered a thinly veiled attack on UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema for his role in the ...

NYCHA repairs a doorway to privatization? - Amsterdam News

Published: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

NYCHA repairs a doorway to privatization?  Amsterdam News

The New York City Housing Authority just got another leg up on the road for the $32 billion needed for repairs. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan Monday ...

IMF urges Slovenia to enforce reforms, speed up privatization - StreetInsider.com

Published: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:06:00 GMT

IMF urges Slovenia to enforce reforms, speed up privatization  StreetInsider.com

Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here. By Marja Novak. LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - The ...

HISD board votes against school privatization - The Leader

Published: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:43:00 GMT

HISD board votes against school privatization  The Leader

At Thursday's regular board meeting, Houston Independent School District trustees voted 5-4 against exploring the privatization of four low-performing schools in ...

You Paid For It: Lambert Airport privatization - KPLR 11 St. Louis

Published: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

You Paid For It: Lambert Airport privatization  KPLR 11 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS - The You Paid For It Team digging into the big questions surrounding the study of whether privatizing St. Louis Lambert International Airport is a ...

Nancy Pelosi stopped the Bush Social Security privatization plan - Vox.com

Published: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Nancy Pelosi stopped the Bush Social Security privatization plan  Vox.com

To people whose main reference point for politics is the late Obama years, the 2016 presidential campaign, and the post-Bernie Sanders blossoming of left-wing ...

BRODBECK: Hydro 'privatization' a tough sell for Manitoba NDP - Winnipeg Sun

Published: Sun, 16 Dec 2018 19:33:00 GMT

BRODBECK: Hydro 'privatization' a tough sell for Manitoba NDP  Winnipeg Sun

Manitoba's Opposition NDP isn't exactly on solid footing when it comes to attacking the Pallister government's record on Manitoba Hydro.

You Paid For It: Will voters get a chance to vote Airport privatization - KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

Published: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

You Paid For It: Will voters get a chance to vote Airport privatization  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – Fox 2/KPLR 11 investigator Elliott Davis continues his look at one of the biggest issues in St Louis City government as consultants are now studying ...

New York's Insurgent Lawmakers Speak Out against School Privatization and a Flawed Testing System - Progressive.org

Published: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

New York's Insurgent Lawmakers Speak Out against School Privatization and a Flawed Testing System  Progressive.org

In New York, where Democrats decisively took control of the state senate, the battle against charter schools and standardized testing has taken a turn. Incoming ...

Province hiring more pilots for air ambulance service on verge of privatization - CBC.ca

Published: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 23:36:00 GMT

Province hiring more pilots for air ambulance service on verge of privatization  CBC.ca

The Manitoba government is promising to hire two new pilots for an air ambulance *service* that may have to ground its private planes if doctors refuse to work on ...

ICBC rate hike renews calls for privatization, abandoning ‘sinking ship’ - CityNews Vancouver

Published: Sat, 15 Dec 2018 04:43:38 GMT

ICBC rate hike renews calls for privatization, abandoning ‘sinking ship’  CityNews Vancouver

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — After ICBC's announced its proposed 6.3- per-cent rate hike, critics are renewing calls for privatized car insurance in British ...

The Privatization of War in Afghanistan - International Policy Digest

Published: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The Privatization of War in Afghanistan  International Policy Digest

Private military industries in the U.S. are behind the proposal of the privatization of the war in Afghanistan. Erik Prince, the founder the Blackwater Worldwide ...

Editorial: Privatized Medicaid is here to stay; independent assessment will help Iowans make sure it works - Des Moines Register

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Editorial: Privatized Medicaid is here to stay; independent assessment will help Iowans make sure it works  Des Moines Register

Iowa lawmakers should order the Legislative Services Agency to conduct a review of privatized Medicaid, modeled after a Kansas performance audit.

President Trump Pushes the Department of Veterans Affairs Toward Increased Privatization - Pacific Standard

Published: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

President Trump Pushes the Department of Veterans Affairs Toward Increased Privatization  Pacific Standard

The administration is determined to use a new law to expand the private sector's role in veterans' health care—a move that end up being costly for former *service* ...

Calumet Park outsources fire department in 'historic' move that could trigger 'chain reaction' of privatizations: official - Chicago Tribune

Published: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Calumet Park outsources fire department in 'historic' move that could trigger 'chain reaction' of privatizations: official  Chicago Tribune

In an “historic” move that could trigger a transformation in how small suburban municipalities deliver emergency services, Calumet Park has outsourced its fire ...

NYC Reveals New Plan for Critical NYCHA Repairs - NY1

Published: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

NYC Reveals New Plan for Critical NYCHA Repairs  NY1

The city announced a plan Monday for critical repairs for thousands of public housing apartments that includes converting the units into Section 8 housing and ...

Pro-Privatization Economist Chosen to Head Petrobras in Brazil - The Rio Times

Published: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Pro-Privatization Economist Chosen to Head Petrobras in Brazil  The Rio Times

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil's future economy minister, Paulo Guedes, confirmed on Monday the name of ...

Trapped in “PHCN privatization” - BusinessDay

Published: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:25:43 GMT

Trapped in “PHCN privatization”  BusinessDay

“There is no better time to take stock as it will soon be five years, since November 2013, that PHCN/NEPA was privatized.” – Idowu Oyebanjo, BusinessDay 31 ...

UPDATE 1-Eletrobras delays auction of Ceal energy distributor amid high interest - Reuters

Published: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 21:37:00 GMT

UPDATE 1-Eletrobras delays auction of Ceal energy distributor amid high interest  Reuters

The privatization auction of a unit of Brazilian state-run power holding company Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA was delayed to accommodate investors who ...

Partially Privatizing Social Security Sounds Great, but Offers 2 Big Drawbacks - The Motley Fool

Published: Sat, 24 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Partially Privatizing Social Security Sounds Great, but Offers 2 Big Drawbacks  The Motley Fool

Few social programs bear as much importance to the financial well-being of older Americans as Social Security. Despite the average retired worker payout ...

Process of privatization to be carried out as planned – Economic Development Ministry - Ukrinform. Ukraine and world news

Published: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Process of privatization to be carried out as planned – Economic Development Ministry  Ukrinform. Ukraine and world news

The introduction of martial law in ten regions of Ukraine will in no way affect the process of privatization, therefore, all planned auctions, regardless of their ...

Southeastern Asset Management Does Not Intend To Oppose Hopewell Holdings Limited Privatization - LATTICE80

Published: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 13:08:00 GMT

Southeastern Asset Management Does Not Intend To Oppose Hopewell Holdings Limited Privatization  LATTICE80

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — As a current investor in Hopewell Holdings Limited ("Hopewell"), Southeastern Asset Management ...

Manitoba Hydro denies privatization plans - Winnipeg Free Press

Published: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:11:00 GMT

Manitoba Hydro denies privatization plans  Winnipeg Free Press

Manitoba Hydro is denying an allegation from the provincial NDP leader that a planned $3-million con... - Local - Winnipeg Free Press.

Guilty plea in privatization bribery case - National Union of Public and General Employees

Published: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 18:04:42 GMT

Guilty plea in privatization bribery case  National Union of Public and General Employees

The secrecy that accompanies privatization schemes also makes it a lot harder to figure out when there are serious problems. Ottawa (28 Nov 2018) — There ...

PIA, PSM, 12 other SOEs removed from privatization list - The News International

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

PIA, PSM, 12 other SOEs removed from privatization list  The News International

ISLAMABAD: The government has removed 14 State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) including Pakistan International Airlines, Pakistan Railways, and Pakistan ...

Letter: J. Michael Denney: Why it's a bad idea to privatize Providence water - The Providence Journal

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Letter: J. Michael Denney: Why it's a bad idea to privatize Providence water  The Providence Journal

Leading up to the recent election, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza proposed privatizing the water supply to close the city's budget gap. Privatizing water is an ...

Blacks are fighting back against privatization and systemic racist attacks on San Francisco City workers - San Francisco Bay View

Published: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Blacks are fighting back against privatization and systemic racist attacks on San Francisco City workers  San Francisco Bay View

by Steve Zeltzer, KFPA WorkWeek Radio. City worker Phelicia Jones, a sheriff's deputy, rallies the crowd on Sept. 19, 2018, the first audit hearing on racial ...

Iowa Views: Privatized Medicaid is here to stay; independent assessment will help Iowans make sure it works - The Daily Nonpareil

Published: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 06:15:00 GMT

Iowa Views: Privatized Medicaid is here to stay; independent assessment will help Iowans make sure it works  The Daily Nonpareil

The following editorial appeared in the Des Moines Register on Dec. 6: The election of Gov. Kim Reynolds means privatized Medicaid is here to stay. She has ...

Calumet Park readies for privatized fire services - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Published: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 15:41:00 GMT

Calumet Park readies for privatized fire services  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CALUMET PARK (AP) — Calumet Park officials have approved an agreement for private fire services in a move the village attorney calls "historic."The (Tinley ...

Rio de Janeiro legislators confirm Cedae privatization veto - Business News Americas

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 15:41:26 GMT

Rio de Janeiro legislators confirm Cedae privatization veto  Business News Americas

Rio de Janeiro state legislators confirmed the veto of the privatization of water utility Cedae. Lawmakers already vetoed privatization in September – .

Diet enacts contentious law allowing private firms to take charge of Japan's water supplies - The Japan Times

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Diet enacts contentious law allowing private firms to take charge of Japan's water supplies  The Japan Times

The Diet on Thursday enacted a controversial law allowing private companies to run water supply services as many public suppliers fall into the red and struggle ...

Privatization of two power plants approved: Soomro - UrduPoint News

Published: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 21:03:40 GMT

Privatization of two power plants approved: Soomro  UrduPoint News

Federal Minister for Privatization Muhammad Mian Soomro said on Monday that privatization of two power plants each at Ballocki, Okara and Haveli Bahadur ...

Banks, a Food Wholesaler—Even a Condom Factory: Brazil’s Government Is Big Business - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:00:00 GMT

Banks, a Food Wholesaler—Even a Condom Factory: Brazil’s Government Is Big Business  The Wall Street Journal

President-elect Jair Bolsonaro vows to make cuts to Brazil's bloated, indebted state—and the fate of an array of government-owned companies hangs in the ...

Cost to privatize Manitoba's wildfire-fighting services under scrutiny - CBC.ca

Published: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Cost to privatize Manitoba's wildfire-fighting services under scrutiny  CBC.ca

The Opposition NDP is casting doubt on the province's claim it will save money by handing over forest firefighting services to the private sector.

Audit: Privatized Medicaid is saving Iowa taxpayers $126 million per year - Des Moines Register

Published: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Audit: Privatized Medicaid is saving Iowa taxpayers $126 million per year  Des Moines Register

After two years of releasing see-sawing estimates, Iowa Medicaid leaders are correctly calculating how much the state is saving by hiring private companies to ...

Puerto Rico's War on Its Poor - Boston Review

Published: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:50:20 GMT

Puerto Rico's War on Its Poor  Boston Review

Puerto Rico's War on Its Poor from Boston Review. In the 1990s, Puerto Rico showed Washington how militarized policing and privatization can extract profits ...

AGT shareholders expected to vote on privatization deal next year - Saskatoon Star-Phoenix

Published: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:01:07 GMT

AGT shareholders expected to vote on privatization deal next year  Saskatoon Star-Phoenix

The announcement comes five months after the company's executives unveiled a plan to bring the company back into private ownership.

NDP raises privatization alarm for Manitoba Infrastructure - Winnipeg Free Press

Published: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

NDP raises privatization alarm for Manitoba Infrastructure  Winnipeg Free Press

The Manitoba NDP is sounding the alarm about a provincial review of the Infrastructure Department, s... - Local - Winnipeg Free Press.

John Boehner Is Now Leading the Charge to Privatize the VHA - Washington Monthly

Published: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

John Boehner Is Now Leading the Charge to Privatize the VHA  Washington Monthly

The hospital industry's stake in the privatization of the Veterans Health Administration was on display on October 22, when former speaker of the House John ...

The right's push to privatize school took a major beating in the midterms - AlterNet

Published: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The right's push to privatize school took a major beating in the midterms  AlterNet

The blue wave that swept the nation in the recent midterm elections was also a broad rejection of recent trends to privatize public education through school ...

Rio de Janeiro state legislators fail to debate Cedae privatization - Business News Americas

Published: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 13:27:19 GMT

Rio de Janeiro state legislators fail to debate Cedae privatization  Business News Americas

Legislators of Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state failed to discuss the privatization of water utility Cedae. A session in the state chamber .

Govt striving hard to strengthen institutions: Soomro - Radio Pakistan

Published: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:56:39 GMT

Govt striving hard to strengthen institutions: Soomro  Radio Pakistan

Federal Minister for Privatization Muhammad Mian Soomro says privatization of two power plants each at Ballocki, Okara and Haveli Bahadur Shah, Jhang, has ...

Trichy AAI staff protest against airport privatization - Times of India

Published: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:39:00 GMT

Trichy AAI staff protest against airport privatization  Times of India

Trichy: Opposing the Centre's move on the privatization of six profitable airports in the country, the functionaries and the members of Airports Autho.

BALTIMORE FIRST BIG CITY TO BAN WATER PRIVATIZATION WHICH HAS DEVASTATED DETROIT, FLINT, OTHERS - voiceofdetroit

Published: Sat, 15 Dec 2018 16:12:06 GMT

BALTIMORE FIRST BIG CITY TO BAN WATER PRIVATIZATION WHICH HAS DEVASTATED DETROIT, FLINT, OTHERS  voiceofdetroit

77% of city voters approve charter amendment. Baltimore City paves the way for how cities across the country can protect their water systems from the risks and ...

Is food-inspection privatization driving salmonella outbreak? | News - KELO AM-FM

Published: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Is food-inspection privatization driving salmonella outbreak? | News  KELO AM-FM

MINNEAPOLIS (KELO.com) -- With Thanksgiving nearly here, concerns about salmonella in turkey products is on the table for many consumer groups.

MGEU fumes over aerial firefighting privatization, fate of 52 jobs - Winnipeg Free Press

Published: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

MGEU fumes over aerial firefighting privatization, fate of 52 jobs  Winnipeg Free Press

The province is privatizing its wildfire-fighting *service*, a move that could mean the end of 52 jobs... - Local - Winnipeg Free Press.

In the News: Privatization of Interior Landmarks - Tribeca Citizen

Published: Sat, 24 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

In the News: Privatization of Interior Landmarks  Tribeca Citizen

Plus: The building at Franklin and Varick that was cut in half; suspect arrested in defacing of African Burial Ground; recent thefts; efforts to protect the ball fields ...

Hopes Dashed For a Middle East Markets Bonanza - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Sun, 16 Dec 2018 13:00:00 GMT

Hopes Dashed For a Middle East Markets Bonanza  The Wall Street Journal

Nine state-owned energy giants including Saudi Arabia's Aramco have shelved or delayed plans to sell shares to the public amid volatile crude-oil prices of the ...

New Petrobras CEO rules out privatization, wants non-core asset sales - Reuters

Published: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

New Petrobras CEO rules out privatization, wants non-core asset sales  Reuters

A University of Chicago-trained economist named on Monday to head Brazil's Petrobras will not privatize the state-run company, but wants to push ahead with ...

Analysis: Did the world roll back the state too much? - Hurriyet Daily News

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Analysis: Did the world roll back the state too much?  Hurriyet Daily News

Ever since the advent of the neo-liberal agenda in the early 1980s, privatization has been presented as a panacea for all economic problems. Proponents have ...

Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers - News & Observer

Published: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:02:00 GMT

Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers  News & Observer

Des Moines Register. December 6, 2018. Privatized Medicaid is here to stay; independent assessment will help Iowans make sure it works. The election of Gov.

Reps halt privatization of Afam power plant as dilapidated asset - BusinessDay

Published: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:33:41 GMT

Reps halt privatization of Afam power plant as dilapidated asset  BusinessDay

Nigeria's House of Representatives on Wednesday directed National Council on Privatization (NCP) to immediately suspend the process of privatizing Afam ...

Moore tore the tender for privatization of “Centrenergo” - The Siver Post

Published: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:38:33 GMT

Moore tore the tender for privatization of “Centrenergo”  The Siver Post

Efforts Murewa and the political party “OUR” privatization of the state enterprise “Centrenergo”, which was scheduled for December 13 have been cancelled or ...

We can’t privatize our way out of poverty - The Boston Globe

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

We can’t privatize our way out of poverty  The Boston Globe

A new class of mega-rich philanthropists is usurping the role of democratic governments to decide what social ills to tackle and how.

Ahmedabad: Airport staff go on relay hunger strike against privatization - Times of India

Published: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:11:57 GMT

Ahmedabad: Airport staff go on relay hunger strike against privatization  Times of India

AHMEDABAD: Around 30 representatives of the Airports Authority Employees Union (AAEU) – Ahmedabad branch on Monday, held a relay hunger strike to ...

OPINION: Time to privatize government assets - EyeWitness News

Published: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

OPINION: Time to privatize government assets  EyeWitness News

I agreed with the PLP when they opposed the sale of majority shares in BTC to a private company. Now, several years on, I must say that my position has ...

Blacks are fighting back against privatization & systemic racist attacks on SF City Workers - SF Bay Area Indymedia

Published: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Blacks are fighting back against privatization & systemic racist attacks on SF City Workers  SF Bay Area Indymedia

SF African American city workers have forced the second hearing by the City and County of SF to expose the systemic racism and to demand that managers and ...

I am a Postal Worker. If You Get Mail in a Small Town or Suburb, Listen Up! - Inequality.org

Published: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 20:27:41 GMT

I am a Postal Worker. If You Get Mail in a Small Town or Suburb, Listen Up!  Inequality.org

A long-time United States Postal *Service* worker writes why Americans living outside of cities should be worried about efforts ot privatize USPS.

Privatizing Zimbabwe Railroad Could Be Right Track for Economy - Voice of America

Published: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Privatizing Zimbabwe Railroad Could Be Right Track for Economy  Voice of America

President Emmerson Mnangagwa hopes to revive Zimbabwe's economy by reorganizing or privatizing state-owned companies so they stop using tax dollars.

Privatizing the Race to the Moon: $2.6 Billion in Contracts Up for Grabs - Newsweek

Published: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Privatizing the Race to the Moon: $2.6 Billion in Contracts Up for Grabs  Newsweek

Private companies – instead of NASA -- will lead the race back to the moon, with launch target dates set for 2019 – the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon ...

Privatizing Zimbabwe’s Railroads Could Be Right Track for Economy - VOA News

Published: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Privatizing Zimbabwe’s Railroads Could Be Right Track for Economy  VOA News

President Emmerson Mnangagwa hopes to revive Zimbabwe's economy by reorganizing the state-owned railroad.

Government to set up team to privatize Merpati - The Jakarta Post - Jakarta Post

Published: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Government to set up team to privatize Merpati - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

The government has announced its plan to establish a team that will be tasked with preparing for the privatization of state-owned airline PT Merpati Nusantara ...

It’s Time to Privatize the War on Drugs - International Policy Digest

Published: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 01:21:29 GMT

It’s Time to Privatize the War on Drugs  International Policy Digest

ISIS killed roughly 9,000 people at the height of its power in 2014. Mexican cartels are on track to kill over 30,000 this year. Despite 20 years' effort by the United ...

After privatizing Medicaid, Iowa saved $126 million — half what was projected - Omaha World-Herald

Published: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

After privatizing Medicaid, Iowa saved $126 million — half what was projected  Omaha World-Herald

DES MOINES — Iowa saved $126 million this year from privatizing its Medicaid system, about half of what then-Gov. Terry Branstad projected when he forced ...

Deported immigrants get their last flight on 'ICE Air' - ABC News

Published: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 19:03:00 GMT

Deported immigrants get their last flight on 'ICE Air'  ABC News

Shackled at their ankles and wrists and their shoelaces removed, a long line of men and women waited on the tarmac as a team of officers patted them down ...

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