Category Archives: Outsourcing/Privatization

Free Market Justice: Do the Police Need Competition?

Free Market Justice: Do the Police Need Competition? Rakesh Sharma January 22, 2015 Scott Olson/Getty Images Recent incidents, such as the Michael Brown and Eric Garner case, have focused attention on the inefficiency and prejudices of law enforcement agencies. In … Continue reading

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Five Private Prison Corporations You’ve Never Heard Of Are Making Millions From Mass Incarceration

Five Private Prison Corporations You’ve Never Heard Of Are Making Millions From Mass Incarceration By James Kilgore for Truthout | January 22, 2015   In this photo taken Wednesday, April 30, 2013, inmates from the Washington Ridge Conservation Camp private … Continue reading

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Air Force Turns to Supersonic Mercenaries

BOOM TIME 01.20.15 Air Force Turns to Supersonic Mercenaries The ‘smallest Air Force in history’ is dealing with more missions than ever. So the flyboys are calling in the military contractors to operate their jets. The U.S. Air Force fleet … Continue reading

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Five Corporations You’ve Never Heard of Are Making Millions From Mass Incarceration

Five Corporations You’ve Never Heard of Are Making Millions From Mass Incarceration Monday, 19 January 2015 09:47 By James Kilgore, Truthout | News Analysis (Image: Money cuffs via Shutterstock)Likely the most well-known prison profiteers in the United States are the … Continue reading

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Private jails much cheaper, says SERCO

Private jails much cheaper, says SERCO Daniel Emerson and Amanda Banks January 19, 2015, 5:17 am Privatisation has shaved 20 to 30 per cent off British Government jail costs, multinational operator Serco told a WA Government inquiry into the efficiency … Continue reading

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Courts security left to chance

News Courts security left to chance Daily Telegraph EXCLUSIVE: AMY DALE CHIEF COURT REPORTER 13 January 2015 CUTS to the number of court sheriffs in NSW have meant their role is now being filled by private contractors who do not … Continue reading

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Definitions of “Inherently Governmental Function” in Federal Procurement Law and Guidance

Definitions of “Inherently Governmental Function” in Federal Procurement Law and Guidance Kate M. Manuel Legislative Attorney December 23, 2014

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The Invisible Army

The Invisible Army  

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The globalization of military logistics

The globalization of military logistics By Schverak, Christine M. Army Sustainment May 1, 2010 The United States, in its ninth year of combat operations in Southwest Asia, employs at least one civilian contractor for every service member on the battlefield.(1) … Continue reading

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Offshoring the Army: Migrant Workers and the U.S. Military

Offshoring the Army: Migrant Workers and the U.S. Military Darryl Li ABSTRACT Long-running debates over military privatization overlook one important fact: Te U.S. military’s post-2001 contractor workforce is composed largely of migrants imported from impoverished countries . This Article argues … Continue reading

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