Devolving policy to “the market” doesn’t solve the problem of power. It makes it worse. Read more.
Category archives: privatisation
Many PFI deals were undemocratic and against the national interest. It’s time we stopped honouring them. Read more.
It’s a thousand times bigger than the one we’re talking about, so why doesn’t it ignite public anger? Read more.
The widening of the M25 is a private finance initiative scheme that requires little private finance. Or initiative. Read more.
The US and British governments have created a private prison industry which preys on human lives. Read more.
What more can the government shut down? Oh yes, doctors’ surgeries. Read more.
Wherever you hear the words “free market”, you’ll find massive state handouts to corporations Read more.
The £95 million that private companies extracted from a hospital project was not a mistake, but a deliberate gift from the government. Read more.
Labour’s first full-scale privatisation involves the multiple fleecing of the taxpayer Read more.
Even the government’s private finance success story turns out to be a roaring failure Read more.
Why is Britain using its aid money to persuade South Africa to privatise its public services? Read more.
Britain’s foreign aid has been used to bankroll a programme for mass starvation Read more.
British foreign aid is being directed to countries willing to sell off their assets to big business Read more.
The free market is imposed on the poor world, but absent from the rich world Read more.
Refute these charges, or admit that the private finance initiative is built on fraud and false accounting Read more.
New Labour’s enthusiasm for business is matched only by its lack of business sense, as the private finance fiasco shows. Read more.