Privatization

From all over Spain, rally for higher public pensions and wages and against privatisation of public services

Collectives from all parts of Spain met in Madrid on 15 October in defence of public pensions and their revaluation, for the elimination of the gender gap in pensions; in favour of a rise in salaries based on the real…

No to the privatization of the Brazilian Central Bank

By Marcos Arruda* Why have a Central Bank? Central banks are by nature public because they formulate and administer the MONETARY POLICY. And the objective of this policy is, by nature, investment in the “real economy”, i.e. the part of…

Public Education at Risk: Privatization, Financing and Teachers

This was the theme of the fifth virtual public event, organized by the Latin American Campaign for the Right to Education (CLADE), the Venezuelan Forum for the Right to Education (FOVEDE), the Salvadoran Network for the Right to Education (RESALDE),…

Sanders Says Congress Must Stop Trump From Exploiting Covid-19 Crisis to ‘Bankrupt and Privatize the Postal Service’

“Now, more than ever, we need a strong and vibrant postal system to deliver mail 6-days a week. Congress must act now to save it.” By Jake Johnson, staff writer – Common Dreams Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday urged Congress…

Why Striking Teachers Across America Are Fighting for Much More Than Their Paychecks

After their successful strike earlier this year, Oakland teachers are still fighting off charter schools and changing the narrative of public education. By Jeff Bryant While national news outlets hail the conclusion of a historic teacher strike in Chicago, another important story…

A rare piece of good news for the UK National Health Service

From OurNHS Facebook: Some very good news for once – the government has abandoned plans to privatise the in-house NHS staffing agency, NHS Professionals, after fierce campaigning by WeOwnIt, and others, and support from the official Opposition. We’ve been highlighting…

Yanis Varoufakis talks about Privatization, Human Rights & Capitalism

In this interview with the former finance minister of Greece and founder of DiEM25 (Democracy in Europe Movement 2025), Yanis Varoufakis, a host of issues are discussed which  include privatization, human rights, media, his experience with the EU and capitalism’s…