Category Archives: Outsourcing/Privatization

Tories to give private firms like G4S and Serco POWERS TO ARREST people in shocking £290m privatisation deal

[Translate] Tories to give private firms like G4S and Serco POWERS TO ARREST people in shocking £290m privatisation deal By William J Richardson– 30th September 2017 One of the trade offs in modern society is that we potentially allow ourselves … Continue reading

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Think carefully about the consequences of privatization

[Translate] Think carefully about the consequences of privatization John Shellenberger Sep 20, 2017 Republicans are leading an effort to privatize many functions that government now performs. Some functions of the military (food preparation, waste disposal, even guard duty) are now … Continue reading

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Constitutional Coup: Privatization’s Threat to the American Republic

[Translate] Constitutional Coup: Privatization’s Threat to the American Republic Hardcover – October 23, 2017 by Jon D. Michaels (Author) Constitutional Coup: Privatization’s Threat to the American Republic Editorial Reviews Review A truly fundamental contribution to constitutional thought, especially important at … Continue reading

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The Problem with Privatization

[Translate] 06 September 2017 The Problem with Privatization “I’m going to get good contractors and push the hell out of them,” said Donald Trump. Though the sentiment jibes with any number of declarations made on the campaign trail and since … Continue reading

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The underlying causes of military outsourcing in the USA and UK: bridging the persistent gap between ends, ways and means since the beginning of the Cold War

[Translate] Journal Defence Studies Volume 17, 2017 – Issue 2 The underlying causes of military outsourcing in the USA and UK: bridging the persistent gap between ends, ways and means since the beginning of the Cold War Mark Erbel Pages … Continue reading

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How Military Outsourcing Turned Toxic

[Translate] How Military Outsourcing Turned Toxic Fraud. Bribery. Incompetence. The military’s use of contractors adds to a legacy of environmental damage. by Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica Photography by Ashley Gilbertson/VII Photo, special to ProPublica September 26, 2017 In August 2016, an inspector from … Continue reading

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Here’s How Private Contractors Can Help Win the Afghan War

[Translate] Here’s How Private Contractors Can Help Win the Afghan War History and incentives are on their side. Daniel G. Straub September 17, 2017 The president has declared a “path forward” for Afghanistan. Given that the United States is at … Continue reading

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For Country, Liberty, and Money: Privateering and the Ideologies of the American Revolution

[Translate] Senior Independent Study Theses For Country, Liberty, and Money: Privateering and the Ideologies of the American Revolution Scott D. Wagner, The College of WoosterFollow Abstract Along with service in the Continental Army and Navy and the various state militias, … Continue reading

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The Guards, Cooks, and Cleaners of the Afghan War: Migrant Contractors and the Cost of War

[Translate] The Guards, Cooks, and Cleaners of the Afghan War: Migrant Contractors and the Cost of War

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Private Security Outnumbers The Police In Most Countries Worldwide

[Translate] Aug 31, 2017 @ 09:05 AM 693 12 Stocks to Buy Now Private Security Outnumbers The Police In Most Countries Worldwide [Infographic] Niall McCarthy , Contributor Data journalist covering technological, societal and media topics Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors … Continue reading

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