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Privatization has set the stage for rising far-right populism; by Jerem yMohler;ITIP

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As documented, the privatization of public schools, water, and other public goods increases inequality which leaves people more susceptible to far-right leaders  Government contractors create new fees for things like delinquent tax payments and probation. They lower wages and benefits for workers. Privatization also has helped shred crucial parts of the social safety net, like Medicaid. The article is about the rise of Sweden’s far-right political party, which was created out of a neo-Nazi group and resembles the increasingly Trumpian Republican Party with its hatred of immigrants, journalists, and others.  How much has privatization contributed to soaring far-right populism, white nationalism, and fascism in the U.S.? 

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