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Cities Reclaim Privatized Utilities as Public Ownership Proves Itself – Thomas Hannah

Expanding democratic ownership Fighting for a new systemic vision

Next System Project research director Thomas Hanna, in an interview with Paul Jay for TheAnalysis.news, discusses the growing global opposition to privatization of public services.

“All across the world …people are reacting against the deficiencies of privatization and austerity and neoliberalism and trying to take back control of different parts of their economy,” Hanna says. That of course includes the United States, where Hanna points out recent campaigns to remunicipalize water services and to make private electric utilities public.

Read the full transcript at TheAnalysis.news

 

Publication date: 2020-07-06
Publisher: TheAnalysis.news
Publication URL: Cities Reclaim Privatized Utilities as Public Ownership Proves Itself – Thomas Hannah

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