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Has Privatization Benefitted the Public?

Has Privatization Benefitted the Public?

April 2, 2019

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram / IPS News.  To ensure public acceptability, some benefits accrue to many in the early stages of privatization in order to minimize public resistance. However, in the longer term, privatization tends to enrich a few but typically fails to deliver on its ostensible aims. KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Apr 2 2019 (IPS)…

Laura Flanders Show: Bringing the Public Back to Public Art

Laura Flanders Show: Bringing the Public Back to Public Art

April 30, 2018

Art as a private commodity is the preserve of the very rich. But what about the rest of us? Laura is joined today by three guests who make it their job to figure out how we’ll democratize access to art and art making. Betty Yu, of the Chinatown Art Brigade; Amin Husain, of MTL Collective;…

Protestors Rally Against Proposed Maryland Fracked Gas Processing Facility

February 24, 2014

Activists rally against Dominion Resources’s proposed facility to process and ship natural gas across the globe

Should Public Higher Education Be Free?

February 12, 2014
University of California AFT president Robert Samuels explains it is possible to provide free college education to all U.S. students, and as a consequence solve the student debt problem and the rising costs of tuition

Hedges and Binney on NSA Policy

January 11, 2014
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges and William Binney answer the question: “What should the NSA policy look like?”

Ariel Sharon Dies at 85

January 11, 2014
Ariel Sharon came to power as a cunning politician, running as a ‘security’ candidate during the second intifada, and forming the Kadima party to appear ‘centrist’ when compared to Likud

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges and William Binney

January 9, 2014
Chris Hedges and NSA whistle-blower William Binney tell Paul Jay that there should be accountability, including the President himself, for the criminal practices used by the NSA against the American people

Climate Change Clears The Way For The Extraction of Arctic Resources

December 11, 2013

Canada and Russia are investing in military infrastructure in order to protect economic interests in Arctic energy resources

Global Day of Action Targets “Toxic” Free Trade Agreements

December 4, 2013

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