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Monday, May 21, 2018

The Rise Of The Reverse Houdinis

WASHINGTON — So let’s see: The solution to large-scale abuses of the financial system, a breakdown of the private sector, extreme economic inequality and the failure of companies and individuals to invest and create jobs is — well, to give even more money and power to very wealthy people, to disable government and to trust […]

October 12, 2011

Governments Increase Dependence On Privatized Immigration Detention Facilities

The problems and controversies surrounding the privatization of traditional government functions are well-documented, but those issues become even more severe when private companies are in charge of immigration detention facilities. These companies, exempt from the regulations and transparency required of government, have been responsible for numerous abuses — but they nonetheless turn massive profits. The […]

September 29, 2011