All Articles on Privatization

According to Food & Water Action's Public Water For All campaign director Mary Grant, SB 6278 in Washignton state "is breaking new ground and should be seen as a model for the country." News
To Safeguard 'Public Welfare and the Public Interest,' Groundbreaking Measure in Washington State Would Ban Bottled Water Production
"Bottled water companies should not be allowed to extract an essential public resource and sell it for private profit."
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Donald Trump's then-environment advisor Myron Ebell arrives for a meeting at Downing Street on January 31, 2017 in London. News
Video Reveals Threat of "Wholesale Transfer and Privatization of America's Public Lands" on Trump's Agenda, Says Watchdog Group
The event in question, which took place June 2019 and was hosted by the Interior Department, featured a keynote address by climate-denier Myron Ebell.
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'Victory for the People': Michigan Court Rejects Nestlé's Claim That Privatizing Local Town's Water Provides 'Essential Service'
"Allowing a corporation to bottle our water just to sell it back to us is hardly an 'essential service.'"
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NHS Staff to Lead Protest Against Trump During His Trip to the UK Amid Rising Privatization Concerns
The demonstration plans come as new research reveals that nearly £15 billion in health service contracts have been given to private firms since 2015, casting doubt on Tories' claims that NHS isn't "up for sale."
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'Their Secret Agenda Today Is Exposed': Corbyn Says Leaked Trade Docs Show Tory Plan to Privatize NHS With Trump's Help
The U.K. Labour leader said the move, if successful, "could lead to runaway privatization of our health service."
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Warren's 'Transformational' Education Plan Takes Aim at Charter Schools and Vouchers, Vowing to Make Schools Safe and Equitable for All Students
"It's a plan focused on supporting students from birth to college and career, and on supporting teachers throughout their careers."
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Applauding Sanders and Warren's Rejection of Privatized Water Systems, Group Calls On All 2020 Hopefuls to Follow Suit
"We need presidential candidates who recognize the importance of keeping water in public hands, no ifs, ands, or buts."
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Water Rights Group Calls on Newark Officials to Resist Privatization of City's Water Supply Amid Lead Crisis
"While city and state officials must respond to the current crisis with urgency, they must also protect their water system from predatory corporate operators."
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As Rosselló Resigns, Renewed Protests Demand 'Real and Radical Change' Instead of Continued Austerity and Corruption
"We didn't demand the resignation of a corrupted government, for having another equally corrupted. We are demanding a real alternative."
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A screenshot from The Story of Stuff's new video, The Story of Water: Who Controls the Way We Drink? News
'The Story of Water': New Video From Story of Stuff Team Delivers Short, Beautiful Smackdown of Water Privatization
"We know what really happens when a city turns over this precious resource to corporations"
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