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Jindal wanted it first, now Edwards pushes for state water chiller privatization despite a pair of unfavorable reports

It may not be as furtive as Sen. Neil Riser’s 2014 amendment to sneak a hefty retirement raise for State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson through the legislature, but something doesn’t seem quite right about a request for proposals (RFP) due to be issued by the Division of Administration by the end of the month (Thursday). 1,406 more words

Governor's Office

Privatization of extractive enterprises in Kosovo: How can they succeed?

Op-ed by Dita Dobranja, economist and the advanced researcher at the Riinvest Institute in Pristina. 1,005 more words

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Should Trump receive royalties for the jokes made about him?

Have you heard this one: “Trump goes to Saudi Arabia…”? It’s like the modern day equivalent of “Guy goes to the doctor.” Well, almost. I do not watch much American TV, but what I’ve seen recently of the comedy shows–not only politically-oriented ones or news shows but just comedic in general–is that US president Donald Trump is finally the celebrity he’s always wanted to become, I guess. 352 more words

Opinion

Diane Ravitch Identifies Root of Problem: BOTH Political Parties are Beholden to Wall Street... and Wall Street LOVES $$$

In a New Republic article published yesterday, Diane Ravitch savages the Democratic Party for its adoption of an educational policy that mirrors that of the conservative Republicans. 388 more words

The 100 Trillion Distances

The door to my room
looks like it goes somewhere,

to a land of opportunity maybe,
to a corridor leading into outer space?

The light of my room… 130 more words

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Privatization: Legally stealing your money

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It takes only two things to keep people in chains: The ignorance of the oppressed and… 2,736 more words

School Privatization State Report from Network for Public Education

NPE State Report Card 2017

The School Privatization State Report Card is a rating system designed to let the public know what school privatization programs exist in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. 41 more words

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