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Temperatures Rising

The privatization of public health systems Radio New Internationalist has just landed in Dublin to join one of the leading lights in Irish community radio - Jack Byrne from NEAR FM - as he reports on a pressing public interest issue: plans to privatize his country's public health system. Ireland - like so many other countries around the world - is preparing to follow the health system operating in the United States. Yet the health outcomes of the US-system are horrendous.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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An important victory against water privatization in South Africa

Some great news coming out of Johannesburg in the battle against water privatization. A High Court Judge has ruled the city's controversial usage ofprepayment water meters unconstitutional. This is a tremendous victoryfor those fighting water privatization in South Africa, andparticularly for residents of townships such as Soweto where the use ofprepayment meters has restricted people's access to water drastically.…

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Wonder Women

Women who are doing it for themselves...…

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Africa: trapped in water privatization

Water privatization and exploitation in Africa in the name of 'development' has disastrous consequences for the continent's population, writes Sokari Ekine..…

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The baying mob at the gates

When Gordon Brown insists that the illegal invasion of Iraq, which has cost tens of thousands oflives and is paid for by the British taxpayer, is to ensure that ‘thenew Iraqi democracy is properly safeguarded’ – where are the 30,000complaints to the BBC when that that particular obscenity is broadcaston Newsnight? .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Water de-privatization on the rise

Water privatization has been high on the globalisation agenda over the last years. But privatizers haven’t necessarily found it easy to get their way, thanks to vibrant campaigns by local residents, trade unionists and environmental and social justice activists. Campaigns against water privatization have been so successful – and privatization experiements so disastrous – that a trend towards de-privatization of water services has been gathering a head of steam.…

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Greece’s big beach sell-out

Government plans to commodify commons land must be stopped, argues Despina Economopoulou.…

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The final nail in the NHS coffin

Alan Hughes laments the imminent death of a great British institution and calls for action rather than indifference to its fate.…

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Greece for sale

The selling off of the country’s valuable assets is a blow to democracy, argues Nick Dearden.…

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Selling off the Royal Bank of Scotland

Who opposes the privatization of RBS? David Ransom explains why he does.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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