Category Archives: Outsourcing/Privatization

TO WHAT EXTENT IS THE PRIVATISATION OF MILITARY SERVICES INEVITABLE AND DESIRABLE?

[Translate] TO WHAT EXTENT IS THE PRIVATISATION OF MILITARY SERVICES INEVITABLE AND DESIRABLE?

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The Private Outsourcing Of America’s Drone Program Worth Millions

[Translate] International, The Fifth Column The Private Outsourcing Of America’s Drone Program Worth Millions by Isiah Holmes • January 12, 2018 Washington, DC (TFC)— In late December 2017, the Department of Defense awarded a multi-million dollar contract to General Atomics Aeronautical Systems … Continue reading

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Private prison corporations are profiting from the opioid crisis

[Translate] Private prison corporations are profiting from the opioid crisis Lost in the end-of-the-year rush was pretty big news that says a lot about what the private prison industry is really about. Just before Thanksgiving, the state of Kentucky signed a … Continue reading

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No Trump windfall for private prisons yet, but some bet on gains

[Translate] No Trump windfall for private prisons yet, but some bet on gains Reuters Dec. 27, 2017, 1:13 AM  FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the NYSE in New York Thomson Reuters By Sinead Carew (Reuters) – Investors … Continue reading

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Privatised Risks, Omnipresent Dangers

[Translate] Privatised Risks, Omnipresent Dangers The Western world has become obsessed with security risks, and one of the main beneficiaries are private companies that promise to protect us from “known knowns, known unknowns, and unknown unknowns”, as former U.S. Secretary … Continue reading

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A Short Analysis: What does the Private Security Sector have to offer the MOD?

[Translate] A Short Analysis: What does the Private Security Sector have to offer the MOD? Published on Published onJune 8, 2017 Chris Shaw Security Consultant | Specialist in Physical Security Design and Security in Complex Environments It has been a … Continue reading

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Police doctor warns of more miscarriages of justice in rape cases in row over DNA testing

[Translate] Police doctor warns of more miscarriages of justice in rape cases in row over DNA testing In a letter to The Telegraph, Dr Steven Hopkins said he feared the ‘collapse of the cases of Liam Allan, Isaac Itiary and … Continue reading

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Government outsourcing ‘high-risk’ jobs guarding murderers and rapists at probation hostels to private firms

[Translate] Government outsourcing ‘high-risk’ jobs guarding murderers and rapists at probation hostels to private firms Exclusive: ‘Something serious will happen,’ officers warn amid concern over quality of contracted staff Lizzie Dearden Home Affairs Correspondent @lizziedearden 5 days ago Campaigners have fought … Continue reading

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US Navy Wants to Hire Contractors to Fly Their Own MQ-9 Reaper Drones in Afghanistan

[Translate] US Navy Wants to Hire Contractors to Fly Their Own MQ-9 Reaper Drones in Afghanistan The Marine Corps task force in Helmand Province has an urgent requirement for the unmanned aircraft. By Joseph Trevithick  January 10, 2018 USAF SHARE … Continue reading

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Private Contractor Proposes Site for New ICE Detention Center

[Translate] Private Contractor Proposes Site for New ICE Detention Center By Sara E. Teller – Jan 11, 2018 Image Courtesy of David Schacher/David Schacher Photography, LLC The Management and Training Corporation (MTC), a privately-owned Utah contractor that manages prisons and … Continue reading

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