Privatization Everywhere in UK, and Monopoly Rising in USA

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London   When privatization of public services is ubiquitous, it’s actually kind of scary, as I just witnessed in England and Scotland.              Catching a train from Edinburgh to London, I did a double take when I saw a pink Virgin train rolling down track 3 towards me as I waited to jump from Haymarket to …

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Multiple Occupancy Tenants Moving in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh  I could feel the excitement in the conversations at the steering committee of the Edinburgh Private Tenant Action Group, an affiliate of ACORN International, as they started mapping out a plan to broadly organize the multiple occupancy tenants across the city.  With home ownership an impossibility, many of all ages from students to decades …

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