Food & Water Watch and International Coalition Members to Protest World Water Forum in Istanbul
...to protest the World Water Forum's stance on water privatization
and to advocate water as a human right. While the World Water Forum has long touted the privatization
of municipal water systems as a means of improving...ther than to slake the world's growing thirst. The privatization
of municipal water systems has caused conflicts ar...
Former Mayor of Indianapolis to Serve as a Senior Strategic Advisor to McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP's Global Infrastructure Finance and Public-Private Partnerships Practice
...In addition, team members includes a founder of the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships and chairs of the public contract finance and the privatization
committees of the American Bar Association. This blend of experience offers our clients a unique perspective that is often critical in forming PPP rel...
End Widespread Myth Social Security Faltering, but Fix Medicare Urge Ex-Hill Committee on Aging Chief/National Democratic Strategist Robert Weiner and Former Senior Hill Aide John Larmett in Palm Beach Post Op-Ed
...ast a portion to private accounts,"
Weiner and Larmett point out.
But Weiner and Larmett argue that calls "to 'reform' Social Security
through risky privatization
are a cry-wolf, granny-you're-on-your-own, Wall
Street giveaway - turning Social Security from a guarantee to a gamble."
"The Congressional Budget O...
Democratic National Committee: Democrats Highlight McCain's Plan to Privatize Social Security in New Campaign
...f the Union Address, 02/02/05]
MCCAIN: "We need personal savings accounts." [Fox News Debate,
MCCAIN: "But I think that the principle of privatization
Security is one that I think is absolutely correct." [CNN,Evans, Novak,
Hunt & Shields, 5/27/00]
MCCAIN: "And the beauty of private accoun...
PA Department of Public Welfare Cancels Plan to Privatize State Hospital Forensic Services
...of Public Welfare Secretary
Estelle B. Richman today announced the department is withdrawing its
request for proposal to explore the consolidation and privatization
forensic services that are currently provided by the state hospital system.
"Working with labor and management representatives, we have reached...
Experts, Advocates Available to Comment on Hillary Clinton's Health Care Plan
...CLINTON HEALTH PLAN
-- Roger Hickey, co-director of the Institute for America's Future. Hickey helped lead the coalition against Social Security privatization
and is building a similar campaign for health care for all. Hickey is available this week in Washington.
-- Diane Archer, founder of the Med...
PA Secretary of Public Welfare Responds to Warren State Hospital Closure Rumors
... The Department of Public Welfare recently announced plans to close the
civil section of Mayview State Hospital and is exploring the consolidation
of forensic services currently provided at Norristown,
Mayview and Warren state hospitals. Such a move would enable DPW to improve
the delivery of for...
New on the Shelf
...ntracts being offered, he adds:"Existing NHS GPs must have equal right to bid for these contracts.
"We do not want to see this becoming a backdoor privatization
of GP services."
Ministers hope that retail chains, including Tesco, Virgin and Boots, will bid to run GP surgeries on behalf of the NHS that woul...
Prime Minister Visits the Proposed Super Hospital Site
Seizing the opportune moment, the Prime Minister was targeted with questions about accusations from members of his own party and the privatization
plan of the health service.
To the volley of questions, Mr. Blair retorted "Every time we make changes, people will say it's the end of the NH...
Save the life of NHS, say Doctors
...pecialist, NHS can be freed from its’ problems, if privatization
plans, fraught with vested interests, are reconsid.... // It is amply clear that the outcome of the NHS privatization
plan may make matters worse for the deprived and u...y of NHS service has deteriorated. Though plans of privatization
are afoot, this is not seen as an effective remedy...
Oil Refineries Announces Financial Results for Third Quarter and Nine Months 2007
...r tax, resulted
from the accounting treatment of a privatization
grant paid in the first
quarter 2007, by the gover...ies and its
subsidiaries, following the successful privatization
in February 2007. Net
income for the nine months, including this one-time privatization
totaled NIS 556 million. "We are very pl...
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Enters into Licensing Agreement with Japan Tobacco and Torii Pharmaceutical for Development and Commercialization of Hyperphosphatemia Drug in Japan
...cco Inc. and Torii Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Japan Tobacco Inc. is the world's third largest international
manufacturer of tobacco products. Since its privatization
in 1985, JT has
actively diversified its operations into pharmaceuticals and foods. JT
entered into the pharmaceutical business in 1987 and establishe...
Wisconsin chooses likely vendors for BadgerNet 2
...wn statewide network, which would have been built and administered in-house, alongside and independent of the states network. Doyle favored the states privatization
plans and told the university to work with the DOA.
Read more about Doyle stepping in amid networking disagreements between the university and ...
When will the Internet be divided among nations?
... equally possible that the Internet could experience a major break-up and a similar fast-track ride to global independence.
Just like the telephony privatization
process and the introduction of various splits, there would be dozens of different types of internets, each addressing its own marketing and communica...