It’s bloody hard, in fact darn near impossible, to keep up with the multiple efforts to privatize/corporatize Ohio’s assets and services promoted by the Kasich administration. While the issues are different, they all share the same general features connected with converting something from the public to the private/corporate realm:
Reduction of service
Increase in cost
Reduction in public transparency and control
Overall (OK, not only about Ohio but the whole nation)...
How Our Government Has Merged With Corporations
The government of the United States is largely rented to corporations
Privatization/corporatization of the state lottery
Ohio Senate gets proposals on privatizing state lottery
Privatization/corporatization of the state liquor operation (to fund the new privatized/corporatized JobsOhio outfit)
Is $1.2 billion too low for the state's liquor operation? GOP lawmaker and public policy group both think so
Privatization/corporatization of education
UNWARRANTED FAVOR \
WILL STATE SENATORS ALSO DO THE BIDDING OF DAVID BRENNAN?
SENATE BUDGET PLAN WOULD EASE CUTS \
THIS VERSION DROPS MERIT PAY SYSTEM FOR OHIO TEACHERS, TRIMS LANGUAGE GIVING POWER TO CHARTER SCHOOL OPERATORS
Privatization/corporatization of drilling in state parks
State House passes parks-drilling bill
Ohio Move to Amend Monthly Statewide Conference Call
Saturday, June 4, 9:00 AM
Call in #: 1-218-862-7200
Access Code: 744213
No matter the problem associated with increasing privatization/corporatization and corporate power, the solution is more real democracy — which can only be achieved if corporate constitutional rights is abolished. That’s what Move to Amend seeks to accomplish. Help us. Join us on the call this Saturday!