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  • Mitch McConnell
    Who want to 'privatize' Social Security besides Mitch McConnell?
    The word is that Senator Mitch McConnell can hardly wait to take over the Senate and to privatize Social Security. What would that mean? Who are on board with that idea?“Privatization is not a plan to save Social Security; it is a plan to...
  • Osceola County moves to privatize jail health care
    Osceola County moves to privatize jail health care
    The Osceola County Jail will soon be getting out of the health care business, and turning it over to a private company.According to the Orlando Sentinelon Oct. 14, Osceola County Commissioners voted to approve a contract with Armor Correctional...
  • Public/Private Isn't Privatization
    When privatization isn't privatization
    Joe Kent, a Hawaiian Libertarian running for US Congress, recently wrote a glowing report for the International Society for Individual Liberty on a town that privatized "everything."In 2005 Sandy Springs, Georgia hired a private company...
  • "Don't Frack My Water" billboard
    Ohio Issue 1 would force taxpayers to foot the bill for fracking development
    A Columbus Dispatch editorialsupports Ohio Issue 1 on the May 6 primary ballot, saying that it would drive economic growth in Ohio. Created by a 1987 state constitutional amendment, "the State Capital Improvements Program has been an...
  • LPNC
    Public-private partnership is not privatization
    Leaving aside the observation that the term “public-private” partnership is an oxymoron, the fact is that such an arrangement is merely a cover for corporate welfare.The proposal by Gov. Pat McCrory's Department of Commerce to ...
  • More PennDOT privatizations coming
    More PennDOT privatizations coming
    The Pennsylvania Public Private Partnership (P3) board recently approved three projects that will basically privatize Department of Transportation (PennDOT) work. The services will eventually be handled through a partnership with private companies...
  • Artist's rendering of BIG's proposal for the Miami Beach Convention Center
    Miami Beach faces costs of new Convention Center
    The Miami Beach City Commission calls it a futuristic project. Taxpayers and concerned citizens look at it as the biggest mess of the decade and the deepest pool of corruption since the days of former City Manager Jorge Gonzalez. Yet, the Miami...
  • Press conference on safety concerns at Ohio state office buildings
    Security officers in Rhodes Tower and Riffe Center raise safety concerns
    Columbus security officers say that inadequate training and high turnover are compromising their ability to ensure public safety in downtown office buildings, including Rhodes Tower and the Riffe Center."When constituents and other...
  • Water
    Former Nestle CEO: 'Water should be privatized, it's not a right'
    On April 20 Americans Against the Tea Party shared a video of the former CEO of Nestle,coincidentallyalso the largest seller of bottled water in the world, where he says that he feels that water is not a right and it should be privatized and sold....
  • Atlanta Public Schools Demographics
    All eyes on Atlanta Public Schools and Dr. Beverly Hall - Agenda 101
    Today, April 2, 2013 is the deadline for 35 former Atlanta Public Schools former staff and leadership to turn themselves in to Fulton County jail in Atlanta, Ga. This story’s significance here in Atlanta is overshadowed by its impact across...
  • Post Office privatization would hurt workers, customers, and the economy
    Post Office in trouble because Congress wants to kill the unions
    Last year the Unites States Postal Service (USPS) lost $16 billion dollars. Every day it loses an additional $25 million dollars. That is not sustainable. Most of that loss is money Congress forces the USPS to pay to pre-fund 75 years of pension...
  • Protesters at the Coconut Grove Playhouse
    How should Florida deal with the Coconut Grove Playhouse
    The Coconut Grove Playhouse was one of the finest theaters in the United States. In fact, its amazing management, combined with an advantageous booming local environment, guaranteed it a place in the top 10 most popular theaters of the country....
  • Fall-out from fiscal cliff could prevent  Gov. Corbett from reaching goals
    Fall-out from fiscal cliff could prevent Gov. Corbett from reaching goals
    At a recent Pennsylvania Press Club luncheon Governor Tom Corbett spoke to the over 100 people gathered about the goals he wants to achieve over the next two years most notably state employees pension reform, transportation funding, privatization...
  • Chicago Teacher's Strike
    Chicago teacher's strike affects the city of angels
    Even though Chicago is close to 2,000 miles away from Los Angeles, the teacher strike that began this week could wind up affecting the City of Angels. It is often thought that when teachers strike it is simply about money, but according to...
  • Palm Beach County Commissioners
    Consultant charges County Commission for what Libertarians told them for free
    According to a report by the accounting firm Gerstle, Rosen & Goldenberg, the county can save tens of millions of taxpayer money each year by privatizing and eliminating duplicate jobs within the county government. The firm was hired to find...