New series takes on problems with privatization

New series takes on problems with privatization
New series takes on problems with privatization

New series takes on problems with privatization

The CTA’s Ventra rollout has gone about a smoothly as a drive across the surface of the moon. But the introduction of the new fare pay system is just the launching point for a new series of articles on the perils of privatization by writer and historian Rick Perlstein. Perlstein outlines what he calls the Municipal-Industrial Complex that’s taking over larger and larger chunks of our public services, and how unlike politicians, we can’t vote them out. Photo: Flickr/borman818