Buzz Westfall Justice Center, the St. Louis County Jail | Photo by Dave Herholz
09 Oct 2015

St. Louis County to Privatize Healthcare at Jail, Documents Show

If St. Louis chooses to privatize healthcare at the Buzz Westfall Detention Center and Family Court Juvenile Justice Center, the county could end up announcing a deal with a contractor any day now. According to documents obtained by Shadowproof, St. Louis “anticipates selection of an apparent successful proposer at the beginning of October

At a crowded rally in downtown Beirut, a protester wears a white t-shirt over his face to protect himself from tear gas fired by security forces on August 23, 2015. (Flickr / Victor Choueiri)
22 Sep 2015

#YouStink: Lebanese Rise Up Against The Capitalist Dream Of Privatization

“Lebanon is brutally capitalist in its structures … all public infrastructures are run privately,” one analyst tells MintPress. “And so what you see today as a ‘revolution’ against the establishment is really a denunciation of Western capitalism.”