Neoliberalism in the American military and its impact on civilians

In this enlightening article, Jennifer Mittelstadt writes about the neoliberal agenda to privatize and outsource the retirement and health care benefits of military personnel and their families.  Though many in civilian life might find this specific only to the military but as Mittelstadt so correctly notes, the impact of market reforms to military health care […]

Outsourcing Public Schools: Deja Vu All Over Again

Two weeks ago, Highland Park Michigan announced that it is outsourcing its three schools to a for-profit charter school company, Leona LLC. The decision to privatize was made after a state takeover of the schools: in May, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder appointed an emergency manager for the school district, Joyce Parker, and it was Parker […]