Privatization of public services is no bargain

There is no doubt that the costs of services opened to privatization may be debated depending on who is factoring the items to be included in the costs. However, what can not be debated is that privatization opens the vista of corruption and chronyism to new hights.

“…As if all this weren’t enough, privatization has apparently increased cronyism and corruption between politicians and businesspeople in many cases. Again, according to Inthepublicinterest.org: “Two judges in Pennsylvania received $2.6 million over seven years from Pennsylvania Child Care LLC, a private company that operated a juvenile-detention center. The judges helped secure the company a 20-year, $58 million contract with the county and aggressively sentenced children for minor infractions to ensure that the detention center remained at capacity.”….”

For the entire article follow the link: Erbe: Halt the push to privatize

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