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Wed Nov 13, 2013, 12:07 AM

 

Six reasons why privatization simply doesn't work

Public Beats Private
Six reasons why privatization simply doesn't work
by Paul Buchheit

Private systems are focused on making profits for a few well-positioned people. Public systems, when sufficiently supported by taxes, work for everyone in a generally equitable manner.

The following are six specific reasons why privatization simply doesn’t work.

- See more at: http://onthecommons.org/magazine/public-beats-private#sthash.QeN3PQET.dpuf

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Response to SHRED (Original post)

Wed Nov 13, 2013, 12:53 AM

1. works fine for its beneficiaries and repubs/democrats who vote for it to happen nt

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Response to msongs (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 13, 2013, 12:55 AM

2. election reform is sorely needed

 

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Response to msongs (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 13, 2013, 10:35 AM

3. I was just going to say, it depends on your definition of "works"

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Wed Nov 13, 2013, 11:25 AM

4. privatization is a perpetual corruption machine:

businesses give money to politicians to privatize and turn over government functions to them. Then they take some of our tax dollars the politicians gave them and give it to the politicians to ensure bigger contracts and more lax oversight.

Lather, rinse, repeat.

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Wed Nov 13, 2013, 03:05 PM

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