U.K. "Trashing" Public Sector

George Monbiot says financial crisis cuts in the U.K. are being used to "reshape the economy in the interests of business – and to trash the public sector."

"In a classic example of 'disaster capitalism', the cuts (in the U. K.) are being used to reshape the economy in the interests of business – and to trash the public sector." "For the Conservatives, this is not a financial crisis but a long-awaited opportunity." "Public bodies whose purpose is to hold corporations to account are being swept away. Public bodies whose purpose is to help boost corporate profits, regardless of the consequences for people and the environment, have sailed through unharmed." "...the economic crisis is the disaster the Conservatives have been praying for. "

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