privatization

Podcast
Mar 6, 2012
Redeye

Why teachers in B.C. are on strike

Redeye
The B.C. Teachers Federation has been in negotiations for almost a year, but teachers say the government's position hasn't changed at all. Phil Gray has been a teacher for over 20 years.
Podcast
Mar 2, 2012
Redeye

Creeping privatization of B.C. prison system

Redeye
When it's finished, the Surrey Remand Centre will have more than 200 cells. The design and construction of the remand centre has been contracted out to a Canadian property management corporation.
Blog
Feb 29, 2012

Lessons from Moncton's water privatization experience

Emma Lui
The Moncton example highlights challenges that are characteristic to water privatization around the world: price increases, higher total costs to finance construction and lack of transparency.
Blog
Jan 29, 2012

The threat of Rio+20 to water

Brent Patterson
I am in Porto Alegre, Brazil, with Blue Planet Project organizer Anil Naidoo for a Thematic Social Forum (titled "Capitalist Crisis, Social and Environmental Justice").
News
Jan 25, 2012

GE and water privatization

Joyce Nelson
In January 2010, Goldman Sachs, General Electric, and the World Resources Institute, a Washington-based think-tank, together launched a water "initiative."

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