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US Politics & Gov't

Private Prisons Back Trump and Could See Big Payoffs With New Policies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Prison-Industrial Complex, incarceration, immigrants, privatization, inmates, prisoners, injustice, tyranny, oppression, police state )

- 786 days ago -
Private prison companies, which stand to make big gains under President Trump's tough new immigration orders, have contributed big sums to pro-Trump groups, including the organization that raised a record $100 million for his inauguration last month.
Don't Make Public Lands Private
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: national parks, public lands, heritage, privatization, exploitation, petitions )

- 1050 days ago -
Our most treasured public lands and wild places could soon go up for sale. A majority in the U.S. Senate has already voted to allow the sale or giveaway of our federal lands, other than national parks and monuments.
Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Furies, Melissa Harris-Perry, Iowa, assault, Tyson, chicken, bodily functions, immigration, prison, privatization )

- 1171 days ago -
A post on TomCat's blog. A few happenings which seem to me to call for the intervention of the Greek Furies.
Privatization of War - YouTube   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: privatization, war, Iraq, WW2, bushadministration, americans, propaganda, obama, government, corruption, cover-up, constitution, military, war, usa, news, iraq )

- 2168 days ago -
Every Citizen of the World should educate themselves and realize that we have a responsibility to find solutions so that this repeating abuse that end in many deaths for profit can be stopped. The role of the USA in this abuse should be noted
Tell Our Mayors: Protect Public Water Systems ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, water, protection, privatization, corporations )

- 2495 days ago -
Send a strong message to city leaders: our water is for the public, not for profit!
Privatizing Everything Up for Sale
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, congress, abuse, corruption, politics, privatization, private contractors )

- 3375 days ago -
Whenever Frank Anderson speaks the way he did at a recent public forum in Washington, D.C. about "essential state functions performed by businesses," people better listen. Mr. Anderson is the president of the Middle East Policy Council, but previously he
Tightening the Net: An Indictment of Sequoia Voting System Security & Legality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, corruption, privatization, fraud )

- 4049 days ago -
Findings include the outsourcing of the entire mail-in vote process including the use of a private company to print, mail out, -=receive=- and scan the ballot signatures ... all by a private company outside of the scope of public records and proper accoun
Democracy Does NOT Exist in The United States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: privatization, elections, corporate rule )

- 4083 days ago -
Corporations are consistently cited as responsible for faulty equipment, faulty software, bad voter registration lists and canvasses that are based on these election irregularities, but they have legally binding contracts that keep them from liability or
Selling Out Grandma
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: privatization )

- 4108 days ago -
A recent New York Times analysis of government data from 2000 to 2006 found that the quality of care declined at nursing homes that were taken over by investment firms such as Warburg Pincus and Carlyle because of cost-cutting and staff reduction.
Coca-Cola Asked to Shut Plant in India
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Privatization, free trade, water, corporations )

- 4108 days ago -
The report VALIDATES the concerns of the communities in India - that the Coca-Cola company is guilty of creating water shortages and polluting the water and land around its bottling plants.
Alan Greenspan Vs. Naomi Klein on the Iraq War, Bush's Tax Cuts, Economic Populism, Crony Capitalism and More
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Iraq war, oil, privatization, Alan Greenspan, Democracy now )

- 4228 days ago -
From Democracy now Alan Greenspan vs. Naomi Klein on the Iraq War, Bush's Tax Cuts, Economic Populism, Crony Capitalism and More
Fighting the Corporate Theft of Our Water
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, privatization, water )

- 4379 days ago -
All across the United States, municipal water systems are being bought up by multinational corporations, turning one of our last remaining public commons and our most vital resource into a commodity

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