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Postal unions fear that the Trump administration will use the selection of the next postmaster general to initiate its agenda of postal privatization. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Disguised as an effort to reduce veteran suicide, the Improve Act has become a magnet for corporate influence. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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HUD has turned to the private market for money that legislators won’t provide. Read more

Housing

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A reported deal between PPL and Avangrid would create an East Coast energy giant with over 13 million customers. That could be bad for ratepayers, and the climate. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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Google partner Sidewalk Labs wants to remake the Toronto waterfront as a privately run digital development. It may really be a digital dystopia. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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As it benefits from the corporate coffers of private prison giant CoreCivic, the institute advocates privatized reentry programs from which the company profits. Read more

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Structured as real-estate investment trusts, private companies could receive funds to build prisons and lease them to governments for use. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Republican architects of the VA MISSION Act want to fast-track a commission that would have expansive authority to close VA hospitals. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Elizabeth Warren’s newest plan goes beyond limiting the private role in mass incarceration, and seeks to prevent corporate abuse of vulnerable inmates. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Acutely aware that its privatization plan has little support among veterans, the VA has launched a PR blitz to obscure what it's doing.  Read more

Health and Social Policy

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The VA's plan to implement the recently passed MISSION Act could seriously imperil veteran health care—and push the department even further toward privatization.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

New legislation threatens to dismantle the most successful American experiment in government-delivered health care.  Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Medicaid privatization in Kansas and Iowa show why outsourcing the VA would have tragic, even fatal, consequences. Read more

Health and Social Policy

Get ready for everything from private infrastructure and private prisons to voucherized schools and Medicaid. Read more

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