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TTIP won't stop public services being run for ordinary people? Tell that to Argentina - The Ecologist
“No matter that the company time and again failed to meet its performance targets. In the world of corporate courts, nothing matters except an investor's 'right' to profit.”

Summary: Argentina is being sued for $405 million for undoing the privatisation of their water supply. “No matter that the company time and again failed to meet its performance targets. In the world of corporate courts, nothing matters except an investor's 'right' to profit.”
TTIP  privatisation  argentina  indie  indieroundup  notincluded 
april 2015 by laurakalbag
The Politics of Trending
“Through this lens, trending is merely visibility granted by the algorithms of a closed, private corporation… Indeed, Twitter is not designed as public even as it fundamentally derives from public input and data, and parades as common grounds.” By Eunsong Kim on Model View Culture
trending  trends  algorithms  politics  privatisation  publicspaces  indie  indieroundup  20mar15 
march 2015 by laurakalbag

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