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MBTA eyes opening door to additional privatization-James O’Brien, the president of the Carmen’s Union Local 589 — the T’s largest union — said leaning on privatization to control costs is “flawed logic.”

MBTA eyes opening door to additional privatization-James O’Brien, the president of the Carmen’s Union Local 589 — the T’s largest union — said leaning on privatization to control costs is “flawed logic.”
http://www.bostonherald.com/news/local_coverage/2016/09/mbta_eyes_openin...

Matt Stout Saturday, September 03, 2016

Credit: Mark Garfinkel

The T is looking at privatizing bus drivers and mechanics to cut its deficit.

China completes majority purchase of Greece Piraeus port for full privatization

China completes majority purchase of Greece Piraeus port
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/09/02/gree-s02.html
By John Vassilopoulos
2 September 2016
The China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company (Cosco) took over 51 percent of the Greek state-owned Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) on August 10, making it the controlling shareholder. Under the deal, Cosco has management and operation rights to run the PPA until 2052.

Greek Privatization Sell off Of Country Including Ports and Railroads

Greek Privatization Sell off Of Country Including Ports and Railroads
El Pireo, el puerto deseado
La privatización del principal nudo de transportes de Grecia revela la dimensión estratégica del país
http://economia.elpais.com/economia/2016/08/19/actualidad/1471607874_360...
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Terminal de contenedores gestionada por Cosco en El Pireo.
Terminal de contenedores gestionada por Cosco en El Pireo. SIMON DAWSON GETTY

Uber and Lyft want to replace public buses

The Greek Panhellenic Federation of Rail Workers (POS)Railway Union to Hold 24-Hour Strike Against Privatization Plans

The Greek Panhellenic Federation of Rail Workers (POS)Railway Union to Hold 24-Hour Strike Against Privatization Plans
http://sputniknews.com/europe/20160706/1042497807/greece-railway-strike....
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