England’s response to the coronavirus pandemic now relies on unskilled teenaged call centre workers, taking the place of experienced clinicians.
The huge amount of public money spent on test and trace has been wasted by incompetent private contractors and executives, with devastating results.
Neoliberalism promised to save us from bureaucracy. Instead, it has delivered a mad, semi-privatised authoritarianism
Repeated warnings that the Private Finance Initiative was an outrageous rip-off, dumping ultimate risks on the taxpayer, were ignored
The Sheffield tree massacre is one result of the monstrous, impenetrable officialdom that neoliberalism creates
Devolving policy to “the market” doesn’t solve the problem of power. It makes it worse.
Many PFI deals were undemocratic and against the national interest. It’s time we stopped honouring them.
It’s a thousand times bigger than the one we’re talking about, so why doesn’t it ignite public anger?
The widening of the M25 is a private finance initiative scheme that requires little private finance. Or initiative.
The US and British governments have created a private prison industry which preys on human lives.
What more can the government shut down? Oh yes, doctors’ surgeries.
Beware of privatisation schemes dressed up as customer choice.
Wherever you hear the words “free market”, you’ll find massive state handouts to corporations
The £95 million that private companies extracted from a hospital project was not a mistake, but a deliberate gift from the government.
Labour’s first full-scale privatisation involves the multiple fleecing of the taxpayer
Is the private finance initiative melting down?
Why have we paid £93m for a £15m bridge?
Even the government’s private finance success story turns out to be a roaring failure
Why is Britain using its aid money to persuade South Africa to privatise its public services?
Britain’s foreign aid has been used to bankroll a programme for mass starvation