Revisiting privatization’s claims

Revisiting privatization’s claims

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Revisiting privatization’s claims By Jomo Kwame SundaramReprint |      |  Print | Send by email Advocates made exaggerated claims that privatization would reduce governments’ fiscal problems while ensuring more efficient, productive and competitive economies by promoting private entrepreneurship, innovation and investments. Scene from Djibouti Port. Credit: James Jeffrey/IPS KUALA…

Economic Update: Capitalism Makes Few Winners Many Losers

Economic Update: Capitalism Makes Few Winners Many Losers

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Economic Update: Capitalism Makes Few Winners Many Losers June 6, 2018 This week: Updates on Armenia’s Political Spring; banks big profits; Harley-Davidson fires hundreds; unjust criminal penalties; US households’ financial distress; Germany banning diesels; US drug companies put profits above health again;…