Archiv: privatisation

16.04.2019 - 01:36 [ France24 ]

Can a ‚people’s vote‘ stop Paris airports from going private?

French opposition lawmakers from left and right who banded together to trigger a public referendum on President Emmanuel Macron’s plans to privatise Paris airports have cleared a first hurdle in a complex process often regarded as nearly impossible.

24.08.2018 - 01:54 [ Craig Murray / Information Clearing House ]

A Gangster State

Rory Stewart appeared on Sky News this morning and the very first point he saw fit to make was a piece of impassioned shilling on behalf of G4S. That this was the first reaction of the Prisons Minister to a question on the collapse of order at Birmingham Prison due to G4S’ abject performance, shows both the Tories’ ideological commitment to privatisation in all circumstances, especially where it has demonstrably failed, and shows also the extent to which they are in the pockets of financial interests – and not in the least concerned about the public interest.

11.08.2018 - 03:34 [ Premium Times ]

Group commends U.S. lawmakers opposition to Lagos water privatisation

The ‘Our Water, Our Right Coalition,’ a civil society-led advocacy, has commended the 23 members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) who wrote a letter of solidarity siding with Lagos citizens in their struggle against water privatisation.

28.06.2018 - 04:33 [ ]

Manifestation contre Macron jeudi 28 juin

L’idée de la défense du service public à travers la lutte des étudiants et des cheminots était, est et sera une impasse tant que l’on ne se mettra pas dans le crâne que ce qui se joue ici ne relève pas de simples manœuvres politiques mais d’un changement structurel de notre société, revendiquer la persistance de l’État providence à la française est inimaginable maintenant que la forme et les exigences du capital à un niveau mondial sont tout autres. Autrement dit, le statu quo n’est plus défendable et n’a à vrai dire jamais été désirable.