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Private Sector vs.  Public Sector
 
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If you were mailing an extremely important package, you'd probably trust FedEx more than the U.S. Postal Service. But why? Is it because FedEx is a private company, while the post office is run by the government? What are the differences between the "private sector" and the government sector? Why does it matter? Find out in this animated two-minute video. Donate today to PragerU! http://l.prageru.com/2ylo1Yt This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network. To learn more about JCN, visit https://www.jobcreatorsnetwork.com. Joining PragerU is free! Sign up now to get all our videos as soon as they're released. http://prageru.com/signup Download Pragerpedia on your iPhone or Android! Thousands of sources and facts at your fingertips. iPhone: http://l.prageru.com/2dlsnbG Android: http://l.prageru.com/2dlsS5e Join Prager United to get new swag every quarter, exclusive early access to our videos, and an annual TownHall phone call with Dennis Prager! http://l.prageru.com/2c9n6ys Join PragerU's text list to have these videos, free merchandise giveaways and breaking announcements sent directly to your phone! https://optin.mobiniti.com/prageru Do you shop on Amazon? Click https://smile.amazon.com and a percentage of every Amazon purchase will be donated to PragerU. Same great products. Same low price. Shopping made meaningful. VISIT PragerU! https://www.prageru.com FOLLOW us! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/prageru Twitter: https://twitter.com/prageru Instagram: https://instagram.com/prageru/ PragerU is on Snapchat! JOIN PragerFORCE! For Students: http://l.prageru.com/29SgPaX JOIN our Educators Network! http://l.prageru.com/2c8vsff Script: If you had something really important to mail, would you head to the Post Office, which is run by the government and considered part of the public sector, or would you go to a place like UPS or FedEx, which are private businesses. Politicians in the media often talk about the private and public sectors of our economy but what's the difference? And which one is more effective? The private sector is made up of businesses or corporations owned by people. The private sector includes malls, grocery stores, and your local diner. To make a profit in the private sector, businesses must earn our money by offering us products and services that we want or need. When businesses have to compete for the same dollars, prices go down because no one wants to pay twice as much for shoes at one store if you can get the same pair cheaper at another place. On the other hand, the public sector is not supported by profits. It doesn't have to compete for our dollars. Instead, the public sector uses our tax dollars to fund its services. So we pay for these programs no matter how much or how little we use them. The government decides how our tax dollars should be spent in the public sector. This makes sense for some things. For example, you probably wouldn't want firefighters or police officers competing with one another for your business. In other cases though, this means things cost more or service is worse. The U.S. Post Office has $100 billion in debt and is regularly bailed out with taxpayer money. And the Department of Motor Vehicles isn't usually known for fast, friendly service. In contrast, private companies know that if they offer poor customer service and don't make money, they'll go out of business. When comparing the private sector with the public sector, it's clear that the market-driven private sector is more efficient. When you don't have to be profitable or accountable, things tend to be more expensive and the service is worse. So when there's a choice between a private sector or a government service, think about that package you really need delivered.
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How Airports Make Money
 
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Watch the video I made for Squarespace: https://youtu.be/h3wWyaWpRtY Check out my new personal channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDA1X6RrhzZQOHOGvC3KsWg Get the Wendover Productions t-shirt: https://standard.tv/collections/wendover-productions/products/wendover-productions-shirt Subscribe to Half as Interesting (The other channel from Wendover Productions): https://www.youtube.com/halfasinteresting Support Wendover Productions on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wendoverproductions Youtube: http://www.YouTube.com/WendoverProductions Twitter: http://www.Twitter.com/WendoverPro Email: [email protected] Reddit: http://Reddit.com/r/WendoverProductions Animation by Bard Edlund (http://www.edlundart.com/) Sound by Graham Haerther (http://www.Haerther.net) Thumbnail by Simon Buckmaster Special thanks to Patreon supporters James McIntosh, Braam Snyman, Harry Handel, KyQuan Phong, Kelly J Knight, Robin Pulkkinen, Sheldon Zhao, Nader Farzan, James Hughes, Ken Lee, Victor Zimmer, Dylan Benson, Simenn Nerlier, Donald, Etienne Dechamps, Qui Le, Chris Barker, Andrew J Thom, Keith Bopp, Alec M Watson, Chris Allen, John & Becki Johnston, Connor J Smith, Arkadiy Kulev, Eyal Matsliah, Joseph Bull, Hank Green, and Plinio Correa Attributions Lufthansa Cargo shot courtesy Lufthansa Cargo Heathrow t5 exterior shot courtesy Isea Swarm Heathrow check-in shot courtesy Travel Collector Heathrow ATC tower shot courtesy Tony Hisgett Heathrow bus shot courtesy Ed Webster Heathrow t2 interior shot courtesy Diliff Heathrow connections shot courtesy Terminal 5 Insider The 5 Tuns shot courtesy Ewan Munro Harrods shot courtesy MaryG90 a380 pushback shot courtesy Saad Sarfraz Sheikh 747 landing footage courtesy Umar Mansoor Music by http://epidemicsound.com
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Long-term investments? - Privatisation!
 
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With its plans for „long-term investments” the German federal government and the European Commission want to open public infrastructure in an entirely new scale to private investors like funds, banks and insurance companies. They shall be able to invest more easily in motorways, water pipe systems or prisons through new types of investment funds or project bonds – despite lots of negative experience with the privatisation of such structures and the privatisation model PPP that shall be used for this purpose. The German minister for economic affairs, Sigmar Gabriel, has therefore already convened a commission and plans to make the renovation of the ailing infrastructure a profit machine for banks and insurances. The citizens pay additionally and the public sector gets indebted for decades. But hardly anyone knows about it, because the project is planned under secrecy. Sign the petition against the Gabriel Commission: http://www.gemeingut.org/gabriel-stoppen/
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Social Security vs. Private Retirement
 
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Is Social Security a good retirement plan? Economics professor Antony Davies shows that Americans stand to earn significantly less and assume more risk with Social Security than other investment options. According to Davies, taxpayers would be better off both in terms of financial security and return on investment by investing their money privately. Social security is extremely expensive, soon to be insolvent, and doesn't even offer taxpayers the most bang for their buck. For those reasons, Prof. Davies argues that it is time for the government to phase out Social Security. Davies' solution: the government should honor its obligations to current retirees while giving Americans the freedom to invest their money as they see fit. Find LearnLiberty on... Twitter: http://bit.ly/RBl3Wv Facebook: http://on.fb.me/X9qijG Our Website: http://bit.ly/RBl3FH
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SSS Stock Investment Loan Program/Privatization Fund Loan Program/Option to Sell Shares Program
 
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Private prisons: How US corporations make money out of locking you up
 
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Today the US is home to 5% of the world's population but a quarter of the world's prisoners. It also has the highest rate of youth imprisonment and on any given day there are more than 70,000 youths in detention. And the biggest winners of this mass incarceration? The for-profit prison companies whose business models essentially depend on locking more and more people up. StoneOcean's music: www.stoneocean.info StoneOcean's channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/RatedmusicOfficial Brave New Foundation's channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/bravenewfoundation Brave New Foundation's "Beyond Bars" YouTube series: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1EC2F68766984AEE Where we got our information for this video: https://www.aclu.org/files/assets/bankingonbondage_20111102.pdf http://ir.correctionscorp.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=117983&p=irol-reportsannual http://www.npr.org/2012/04/24/151276620/firm-leaves-miss-after-its-prison-is-called-cesspool https://www.aclu.org/blog/prisoners-rights-criminal-law-reform/picture-such-horror-should-be-unrealized-anywhere http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMa5odBQsxU&list=SP1EC2F68766984AEE&index=4 http://www.eastidahonews.com/2012/06/former-prison-beating-victim-dies/ http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/aclu-private-prison-company-odds-over-staffing-idaho-prison http://www.inthepublicinterest.org/article/criminal-how-lockup-quotas-and-low-crime-taxes-guarantee-profits-private-prison-corporations https://www.aclu.org/cca https://www.aclu.org/maps/sexual-abuse-immigration-detention-facilities http://bigstory.ap.org/article/ap-newsbreak-prison-company-leaving-idaho http://bigstory.ap.org/article/judge-cca-contempt-prison-understaffing http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/11/mark-ciavarella-jr_n_924324.html http://www.democracynow.org/2013/10/23/cash_for_kids_firms_behind_juvenile http://america.aljazeera.com/watch/shows/the-stream/the-stream-multimedia/2013/10/9/immigration-and-privateprisoncompaniesinfographic.html http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2013/10/a_25m_settlement_is_reached_in.html http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/private-prison-companies-making-big-bucks-locking-undocumented-immigrants-article-1.1127465?print http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2011/11/20111127105458655442.html http://en.avaaz.org/1300/obama-martin-luther-king-racist-us-justice-5-shocking-facts Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/TRUsub Why you should subscribe to Truthloader: http://bit.ly/17SR1Yj More videos from Truthloader: Is China taking over the world?: http://bit.ly/HwHcmv Saudi whips and beats victim for looking at his wife: http://bit.ly/1aLlSET Manufacturing consent - how Edward Bernays hacked democracy: http://bit.ly/1gBzxUj The NSA has collected your address book: http://bit.ly/1cswbRD Syrian rebels kill 190 civilians and take 200 hostage: http://bit.ly/HrDk6N Abductions and executions: Counterterrorism under Obama: http://bit.ly/18G9zoK The war on drugs is a war on you (Part One): http://bit.ly/19pXcgC A race for what's left of the planet - The Arctic battleground: http://bit.ly/15hsbOy Obama's phonecall with Iran: http://bit.ly/16PFq6x 7 things you need to know about Vladimir Putin: http://bit.ly/1h4oa1Z Somalia's al-Shabaab -- the people behind the terrorist attacks in Kenya: http://bit.ly/18ZphRu The five worst weapons still in use: http://bit.ly/16byMpR Syria chemical weapons -- Sarin gas attack near Damascus?: http://bit.ly/19Jptpa Who are the Carlyle Group?: http://bit.ly/14mq384 Who are Hezbollah?: http://bit.ly/18J0jmt How many kids have US drones killed in Pakistan?: http://bit.ly/17bxg7P How the war on drugs in Mexico began (Part 1 of 4): http://bit.ly/1aSY156 The 3 best documented UFO encounters: http://bit.ly/1dBMFlj Check out our top 20 videos playlist: http://bit.ly/V55Vna Follow us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/truthloader Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/truthloader Join us on Google+: http://google.com/+truthloader Read our reddit: http://reddit.com/r/truthloader Truthloader is a channel dedicated to citizen journalism. We find the best examples of crowd-sourced video and independent content, then use our expertise to add context and analysis. We respond to the stories you're interested in, so if you've got a story you'd love us to get to the bottom of, tweet us, Facebook us, or respond to our videos with a comment - and perhaps check out our reddit.
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Privatizing Vietnam's State-Owned Companies
 
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When Vietnam started privatizing state-owned enterprises in the 80s, the private sector, which includes local businesses, began to flourish. When Vinamilk, a dairy product company, was privatized the company expanded globally, and today are operating in more than 43 countries, surpassing $2billion revenues in 2016. That’s a lot of milk!
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Privatizing Public Services | Prisons and Schools
 
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Privatization is supposed to lower costs, improve efficiency, and improve quality. Does that line of thinking work in public services? Check out CuriosityStream at http://www.curiositystream.com/knowingbetter Use the promo code "knowingbetter" for your first month free! Website ► http://knowingbetter.tv Store ► http://standard.tv/knowingbetter Patreon ► http://patreon.com/knowingbetter Twitter ► https://twitter.com/KnowingBetterYT Facebook ► https://facebook.com/KnowingBetterYT/ Reddit ► https://reddit.com/r/KnowingBetter/ --- Thanks to Lindsay Ellis for lending her voice: https://www.youtube.com/user/chezapoctube https://twitter.com/thelindsayellis --- How Privatisation Fails: Railways - Shaun - https://youtu.be/nP95Frc0v4k Charter Schools: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) - https://youtu.be/l_htSPGAY7I PragerU Videos Why Teachers Unions Don't Want School Choice - https://youtu.be/PnQu8iRiVYU Are Charter Schools Better Than Public Schools? - https://youtu.be/S2vcuBNM1YU School Choice Saved My Life - https://youtu.be/lyIOPmldKfQ The Top 5 Issues Facing Black Americans - https://youtu.be/faolY5_hnIc The Inconvenient Truth About the Democratic Party - https://youtu.be/g_a7dQXilCo Who Are the Racists: Conservatives or Liberals? - https://youtu.be/7VBAEJlR4pk Just Say "Merry Christmas" - https://youtu.be/mwVpTYez82w --- PragerU Studies: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2777633 https://urbancharters.stanford.edu/download/Urban%20Charter%20School%20Study%20Report%20on%2041%20Regions.pdf NAEP Data Explorer: https://www.nationsreportcard.gov/ndecore/xplore/nde Additional Sources and Reading: https://www.migrationpolicy.org/article/profiting-enforcement-role-private-prisons-us-immigration-detention https://www.moneycrashers.com/privatization-definition-public-works/ https://www.gse.harvard.edu/news/ed/17/05/battle-over-charter-schools https://www.federationforchildren.org/national-school-choice-poll-shows-67-of-voters-support-school-choice-2019/ https://www.propublica.org/article/trashed-inside-the-deadly-world-of-private-garbage-collection https://www.pbs.org/weta/washingtonweek/blog-post/us-education-secretary-betsy-devos-reopens-charter-school-debate https://www.heritage.org/education/report/how-escalating-education-spending-killing-crucial-reform https://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/d17/tables/dt17_213.10.asp?current=yes https://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/latest-test-scores-show-charter-schools-closing-gap http://www.nea.org/home/16332.htm http://www.data-first.org/questions/how-do-charter-schools-compare-to-regular-public-schools-in-student-performance/ https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/05/magazine/michigan-gambled-on-charter-schools-its-children-lost.html https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2017/dec/04/jeff-sessions/violent-crime-some-still-well-historical-highs/ https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/private-prisons-help-overcrowding-cost https://www.publiccharters.org/sites/default/files/documents/2018-03/FINAL%20Estimated%20Public%20Charter%20School%20Enrollment%252c%202017-18_0.pdf http://www.publiccharters.org/sites/default/files/migrated/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/EER_Report_V5.pdf https://www.justice.gov/archives/opa/file/886311/download https://www.alecexposed.org/wiki/ALEC_%26_Criminal_Justice --- Photo Credits - https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/54/US_incarceration_timeline-clean.svg/1024px-US_incarceration_timeline-clean.svg.png https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/U0YlrTTCYi550Z4py1MNVenNt-E1oi5vqbMX2nSIAvMVfGW-XDI9VOPjUOa9wKI7fnxsoWyv7kLrHKfJg7iMGIpDNvNC99uBoQXMbuTEqsqTzvYVcBkSKamYcIRn7E0bTHAFop3w https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/22/world/middleeast/trump-troops-syria-.html http://www.nbcnews.com/id/39516346/ns/us_news-life/t/no-pay-no-spray-firefighters-let-home-burn/#.XHiRCohKguU https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/22/Chicago_Skyway_318313pv.jpg https://static.seekingalpha.com/uploads/2018/4/8/48951147-15231907785120492_origin.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/2/2a/BR-logo.svg/1024px-BR-logo.svg.png https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/fa/NHS-Logo.svg/800px-NHS-Logo.svg.png https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/88/Betsy_DeVos_official_portrait.jpg/614px-Betsy_DeVos_official_portrait.jpg Intro/Outro and Background Music by Michael Cotten/Nomad http://www.mwcotten.com Intro Art and Channel Avatar by PoetheWonderCat https://poethewondercat.tumblr.com/ https://patreon.com/poethewondercat --- Hashtags: #politics #government #schoolchoice #education #schools #school #teacher #student #charter #charterschools #highschool #privateschools #prison #jail #prisonreform --- This video was sponsored by CuriosityStream.
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Cash Is King: Part 1 - Saving vs. Investing
 
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Cash Is King: Part 1 - Saving vs. Investing BOOST RETURNS on liquid capital without giving up access to cash: https://themoneyadvantage.com/privatized-banking/ They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Likewise, savings is magical, beautiful, powerful, but only for the person with the eyes to see its worth. When I have savings – cash in my control that I can use – I’m more relaxed and confident. I’m infinitely more creative when I’m safe and at ease. I’m able to direct all my energy to producing, taking action to create the next thing instead of protecting and hiding out in fear of losing everything. If it doesn’t work out, I’m not going to crash and burn. It’s like the solid foundation beneath my feet that keeps me progressing instead of slipping backward. When you save money, you keep it. You’re not seeking high returns. You don’t put it at risk. You can save money under the mattress, in a coffee can buried in the backyard, in the bank. No matter where you save, unless you spend it or it gets stolen, you aren’t losing your money. Saved money is safe money that is guaranteed to never go down in value. Contrast this with investing. When you invest, you’re looking for returns. You take on risk with the hope to get a return. With the risk, you get the potential for growth of your money, but also the potential for loss. Invested money has a risk of loss, and can go down in value. Enter the 1980s hype of the 401(k), where you could “save” for retirement and get returns too. You could also “save taxes”, but we’ll leave the tax issue completely off the table until another episode. If you put aside just $200/month for 45 years, at an expected 8% return, you could turn your account into over a million dollars. Problem is, people came to learn that there were times when they put their money in, did all of the right things, but the market still mercilessly washed away their life savings as indiscriminately as the waves of the ocean wash away sandcastles built on the shoreline. If you put your money at risk, it’s not saving, it’s investing. You can never apply compound interest principles to an investment because you’ll never see consistent, predictable returns. And hoping to be lucky and not lose will only cause your blood pressure to rise over things that you can’t control, like when the bottom dropped out and the S&P 500 lost 57%, more than half of its value, in the 2 years from 2007 to 2009. The rule of thumb is this: if it can lose value, it’s not savings. This disqualifies anything in the stock market, whether its mutual funds inside a 401(k), 403(b), IRA, or Roth IRA, and even equity in your home. Years and years of putting money away where you have the potential for loss can never guarantee you a certain future, and any expectation of that actually working out in your favor is built on false hope and absolving of responsibility. So while most people are busy believing the marketing and following the rules, investing in their retirement plans automatically with payroll deductions, and only saving if there happens to be enough left over, the ultra-wealthy who’ve transcended the system are doing just the opposite. The successful prioritize saving. So much so, that they save automatically. Why? Because they have boring, predictable money that they can count on to be there when they are ready to make a deliberate investing decision in the right opportunity, such as buying assets at a deep discount during a time of crisis. Instead of investing on autopilot and saving when they can, they are saving automatically and investing intentionally. Savings is like the safety net beneath the acrobats at the circus. With the buffer between the tightropes and the floor, the artists can confidently demonstrate the skill they’ve mastered. Without the safety net, they’d never scale the heights that they do. It’s time to revive your savings, and reawaken to the power it has in allowing you to live a truly free life, not just in the future, but right now, where it counts. Because living free to be your most productive, creative, highest potential version of yourself today is the only way to set up for an amazing tomorrow. To start prioritizing your savings, here’s what you can do today: 1) Write down any accounts where you are holding money 2) Go down the list and ask yourself these questions: A) Does this account have the potential to go down in value? If so, it’s an investment. B) Is it liquid and accessible? IF you are weighted towards money at risk, turn the tables – set your savings to auto-deposit, every paycheck, and be ok staying in cash until not only a good opportunity but precisely the right opportunity, surfaces. ”Music: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music" #fulllifewealth #cashisking
Ukraine Large-Scale Privatization: State Property Fund chairman says investors waiting to buy assets
 
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Joining Ukraine Today to discuss the government's plans for large-scale privatization in Ukraine is the Chairman of the State Property Fund of Ukraine Ihor Bilous. Check out our website: http://uatoday.tv Facebook: https://facebook.com/uatodaytv Twitter: https://twitter.com/uatodaytv
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Privatization of Public Education Part 1.wmv
 
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The privatization of public education is conservatively worth $370 billion a year for the corporate hedge funds that invest in them. But in addition, the second part of this twofer is that a privatized profit maximized public public education model will dumb down public education, so that the future citizens in whom our Founding Fathers vest power under the constitution, will not have enough of an education to hold government and the corporations which have captured it accountable.
Views: 173 Leonard Isenberg
Greek privatization fund Chinese COSCO s bid for acquisition of Piraeus port accepted
 
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The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF)'s board of directors accepted the improved offer made by COSCO Group (Hong Kong) Limited in the context of the tender for the sale of the 67 percent of Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) shares. The fund's governing board had opened COSCO's initial offer on Jan. 12, but requested an improved bid.
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The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of The World by Niall Ferguson Epsd  1 5 Full Documentary
 
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Professor Niall Ferguson examines the origins of the pillars of the world's financial system, and how behind every great historical phenomenon -- empires and republics, wars and revolutions -- there lies a financial secret. Episode 1: Dreams of Avarice. From Shylock's pound of flesh to the loan sharks of Glasgow, from the 'promises to pay' on Babylonian clay tablets to the Medici banking system, Professor Ferguson explains the origins of credit and debt and why credit networks are indispensable to any civilization. Episode 2: Human Bondage. How did finance become the realm of the masters of the universe? Through the rise of the bond market in Renaissance Italy. With the advent of bonds, war finance was transformed and spread to north-west Europe and across the Atlantic. It was the bond market that made the Rothschilds the richest and most powerful family of the 19th century. And today governments are asking it to bail them out. Episode 3: Blowing Bubbles. Why do stock markets produce bubbles and busts? Professor Ferguson goes back to the origins of the joint stock company in Amsterdam and Paris. He draws telling parallels between the current stock market crash and the 18th-century Mississippi Bubble of Scottish financier John Law and the 2001 Enron bankruptcy. He shows why humans have a herd instinct when it comes to investment, and why no one can accurately predict when the bulls might stampede. Episode 4: Risky Business. Life is a risky business -- which is why people take out insurance. But faced with an unexpected disaster, the state has to step in. Professor Ferguson travels to post-Katrina New Orleans to ask why the free market can't provide adequate protection against catastrophe. His quest for an answer takes him to the origins of modern insurance in the early 19th century and to the birth of the welfare state in post-war Japan. Episode 5: Safe As Houses. It sounded so simple: give state-owned assets to the people. After all, what better foundation for a property-owning democracy than a campaign of privatisation encompassing housing? An economic theory says that markets can't function without mortgages, because it's only by borrowing against their assets that entrepreneurs can get their businesses off the ground. But what if mortgages are bundled together and sold off to the highest bidder? Episode 6: Chimerica. Since the 1990s, once risky markets in Asia, Latin America and eastern Europe have become better investments than the UK or US stock market. The explanation is the rise of 'Chimerica', the economic marriage of China and the United States. But does it make sense for poor Chinese savers to lend to rich American spenders? http://www.RebelMystic.com
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Pension funds and privatization [2]
 
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Natalie Mehra - Ontario Health Coalition
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Smash School Privatisation: Hedge Fund Bank Robber Protest
 
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Friday 26 September 2008: following the invasion of their headquarters (http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=A4Wbia2BQKk) teachers and parents loudly protested outside the Ark offices, the "charity" of Swiss/French financier and philanthropist Arpad (Arki) Busson, the most favoured sponsor of Tony Blair's Academy school system. Academy schools are state schools taken over by private sponsors, such as religious groups and private or corporate interests. The UK taxpayer still pays for the school, the private sponsors profit from the school, and parents and local council have no say in the running of the school. The unelected undemocratic sponsor dictates all.
Views: 881 JasonNParkinson
President Bush and Privatizing Social Security: Personal Retirement Accounts - Finance (2005)
 
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Social Security is a social insurance program officially called "Old-age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance" (OASDI), in reference to its three components. It is primarily funded through a dedicated payroll tax. During 2012, total benefits of $786 billion were paid out versus income (taxes and interest) of $840 billion, a $54 billion annual surplus. Excluding interest of $109 billion, the program had a cash deficit of $55 billion. Estimates of lost revenues due to the temporary payroll tax cuts of 2011 and 2012 were offset by transfers of other government funds into the program; this was $114 billion in 2012. An estimated 161 million people paid into the program and 57 million received benefits in 2012, roughly 2.82 workers per beneficiary. Reform proposals continue to circulate with some urgency, due to a long-term funding challenge faced by the program. Starting in 2011 and continuing thereafter, program expenses were expected to exceed cash revenues, due to the aging of the baby-boom generation (resulting in a lower ratio of paying workers to retirees), expected continuing low birth rate (compared to the baby-boom period), and increasing life expectancy. Further, the government has borrowed and spent the accumulated surplus funds, called the Social Security Trust Fund.[2] At the end of 2012, the Trust Fund was valued at $2.7 trillion, up $54 billion from 2011. The Trust Fund consists of the accumulated surplus of program revenues less expenditures. In other words, $2.7 trillion more Social Security payroll taxes have been collected than have been used to pay Social Security beneficiaries; the program has more than fully funded itself.[3] The fund contains non-marketable Treasury securities backed "by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government." The funds borrowed from the program are part of the total national debt of $16.8 trillion as of April 2013.[4] Program payouts exceeded cash program revenues (i.e., revenue excluding interest) in 2011; this shortfall is expected to continue indefinitely under current law. Due to interest, the Trust Fund will continue increasing through the end of 2021, reaching a peak of approximately $3.0 trillion. Social Security has the legal authority to draw amounts from other government revenue sources besides the payroll tax, to fully fund the program, while the Trust Fund exists. However, payouts greater than payroll tax revenue and interest income over time will liquidate the Trust Fund by 2033, meaning that only the ongoing payroll tax collections thereafter will be available to fund the program.[5] There are certain key implications to understand under current law, if no reforms are implemented: Payroll taxes will only cover about 75% of the scheduled payout amounts from 2033-2086. Without changes to the law, Social Security would have no legal authority to draw other government funds to cover the shortfall. Between 2022 and 2033, redemption of the Trust Fund balance to pay retirees will draw approximately $3 trillion in government funds from sources other than payroll taxes. This is a funding challenge for the government overall, not just Social Security. The present value of unfunded obligations under Social Security was approximately $8.6 trillion over a 75-year forecast period (2012-2086). In other words, that amount would have to be set aside in 2012 so that the principal and interest would cover the shortfall for 75 years. The estimated annual shortfall averages 2.5% of the payroll tax base or 0.9% of gross domestic product (a measure of the size of the economy). Measured over the infinite horizon, these figures are $20.5 trillion, 3.9% and 1.3%, respectively. The annual cost of Social Security benefits represented 5.0% of GDP in 2011. This is projected to increase gradually to 6.4% of GDP in 2035 and then decline to about 6.1% of GDP by 2055 and remain at about that level through 2086. Former President George W. Bush called for a transition to a combination of a government-funded program and personal accounts ("individual accounts" or "private accounts") through partial privatization of the system. President Barack Obama "strongly opposes" privatization or raising the retirement age, but supports raising the annual maximum amount of compensation that is subject to the Social Security payroll tax ($110,100 of compensation in 2012, and $113,700 in 2013) to help fund the program. In addition, on February 18, 2010, President Obama issued an executive order mandating the creation of the bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, which made ten specific recommendations to ensure the sustainability of Social Security. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_Security_debate_in_the_United_States
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Investment Companies in Kuwait Wait for Privatization and Reform
 
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Marcopolis.net Video Interview with Faisal Ali Al-Mutawa, Chairman and Managing Director of Bayan Investment Company, also available here http://www.marcopolis.net/kuwait-lack-of-investment-opportunities-1107.htm Discussion of the stratiegies that can be now adopted by investment companies in Kuwait. Those companies are waiting for reforms and privatization. To read the full transcript of the MarcoPolis interview with Faisal Ali Al-Mutawa, Chairman and Managing Director of Bayan Investment Company visit Marcopolis.net webpage http://www.marcopolis.net/kuwait-investment-sector-to-further-suffer-in-2012-2002.htm
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Turkey opens privatization tenders for two power plants
 
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Turkey’s Privatization Administration (ÖİB) has opened tenders for the privatization of a combined cycle and gas turbine power plant in Aliağa in the Aegean province of İzmir and a gas plant in Bursa in northwestern Turkey, the Official Gazette said on July 15, as reported by Reuters. Final bids will be taken for the Aliağa Power Plant on Oct. 1 and for the Bursa Power Plant on Oct. 15. The bid security price has been set at $10 million for Aliağa and $15 million for Bursa. legal persons’ and consortiums’ bids will be accepted, according to statements on the ÖİB’s website. Real persons and private investment funds may offer bids as long as they are the members of any consortium, which includes at least one legal person. Turkey plans to privatize a total of 29 hydroelectric and gas-turbine powered power plants of the Turkish Electricity Generation Corporation (EÜAŞ), according to another written statement published in the Official Gazette on June 24. The privatizations are planned to be completed by 2020, according to the statement. EÜAŞ’s power plants will be privatized upon the transfer of assets or operating rights.
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Pension funds and privatization [3]
 
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Brian O'Keefe - trustee on the Sponsors Board of OMERS (Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System)
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NDP crying wolf on health-care privatization, says Ontario health minister | Power & Politics
 
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Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott says the Ontario NDP is "crying wolf" when they warn the Ford government wants to privatize health care in the province. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.5002750 »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1WjG36m Follow CBC News on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1sA5P9H For breaking news on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1WjDyks Follow CBC News on Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Z0iE7O Download the CBC News app for iOS: http://apple.co/25mpsUz Download the CBC News app for Android: http://bit.ly/1XxuozZ »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» For more than 75 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming on multiple platforms, including CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC Radio, CBCNews.ca, mobile and on-demand, CBC News and its internationally recognized team of award-winning journalists deliver the breaking stories, the issues, the analyses and the personalities that matter to Canadians.
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Here’s How NASA Created America’s Private Space Industry (HBO)
 
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When you think about who’s in charge of cutting-edge spaceflight in 2018, SpaceX is probably the first name that comes to mind. Maybe Orbital ATK; or Blue Origin, owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. What it might not be is NASA. NASA was established by the federal government during the Cold War to project American prestige and beat the Soviets, all in the name of space science. But the agency’s image arguably peaked with Neil Armstrong’s steps on the moon; and since then its grandeur has lagged, having fallen victim to a series of failed space missions, deep funding cuts to research, and changing political will. For over a decade, NASA has been steadily ceding exploration of the cosmos to for-profit companies. And now, each new SpaceX launch becomes a media sensation –— while NASA’s public profile is fading. But actually, NASA had a lot to do with getting America’s private space industry off the ground in the first place. VICE News spoke with Dennis Stone, one of the founding members of NASA’s commercial investment program, to hear the story behind the agency’s success in backing private spaceflight. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo
Views: 56740 VICE News
Investment Companies in Kuwait: Long Wait for Economic Reform and Privatization
 
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Faisal Ali Al-Mutawa, Chairman and Managing Director of Bayan Investment Company discusses strategies for the investment companies in Kuwait. Investment companies in Kuwait have been waiting for the economic reform and privatization for long time. "We're surviving by trying to reduce our liabilities and costs and waiting for the economic reform that was promised a long time ago by the government", concludes Al-Mutawa.
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How Private Companies Will Revolutionize Spaceflight
 
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Since it began, the space industry has generally been the realm of large organizations, governments and militaries. That all looks about to change. In this video: explore the history of the space industry, its current state and its future! Like me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/joshsherringtonproductions/ Follow me on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/JoshSherrington Get an Earth Flag T-Shirt at http://www.earthflag.co.uk (If I've still got your size in stock!) Music: Broke for Free - Daybird
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Stossel: Free-Market Social Security
 
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How to reform social security so that it won't bankrupt us. --------- Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://youtube.com/reasontv Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reason.Magaz... Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/reason Subscribe to our podcast at iTunes: https://goo.gl/az3a7a Reason is the planet's leading source of news, politics, and culture from a libertarian perspective. Go to reason.com for a point of view you won't get from legacy media and old left-right opinion magazines. --------- Today is the 83rd anniversary of Social Security, and this year it went into the red. In the long run, it has a shortfall of $32 trillion. John Stossel says that the program is unsustainable. Young people shouldn't expect it to cover their retirement. Romina Boccia explains the Heritage Foundation's plan to allow young people to contribute to their Social Security payments via private investment accounts. Those private accounts would likely grow faster than people's contributions to Social Security, and young people could invest in "whatever floats your boat," Boccia tells Stossel. Private investment accounts have been tried in other parts of the world. When Chile started them in 1981, it was poorer than most Latin American countries. Now it's the very richest. Yet mass demonstrations denounce it for being run privately, and for companies taking some of the profit. They miss the fact that Chileans have more money for retirement than most Latin Americans only because of their private accounts. Privatization is also unpopular in America, and so are Boccia's other proposals. She and Heritage would raise the retirement age to 70 to account for rising lifespans. "When Social Security was actually founded, life expectancy was below 65," Boccia tells Stossel. Now it's 78. Stossel tells Boccia: "What you guys are pushing is the right thing to do, but it's not popular." She replies: "It is not popular, but I think people don't fully understand how these programs work." The good news is that this was the first time that when Stossel went to talk with people on the street, most people understood the problem. One man called it a "Ponzi scheme" and asked, "why not take it and invest it in the stock market and let it grow that way?" A woman summed it up well: "The country's in a deficit; there's a point where you can't pay out and go in the negative forever." The views expressed in this video are solely those of John Stossel; his independent production company, Stossel Productions; and the people he interviews. The claims and opinions set forth in the video and accompanying text are not necessarily those of Reason.
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The situation in 90ies and Social and political transformation of an independent Kazakhstan.
 
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With the accession to the UN, the Republic of Kazakhstan was proclaimed a full member of the world community, all measures were taken to protect the independence and strengthen the national statehood. In July 1992, the laws “On the National Security Bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan”, “On the Internal Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan” were adopted in August 1992, the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On the Protection and Support of Private Entrepreneurship” was adopted, in December on the Armed Forces and Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan ". On July 2, 1992, the Resolution of the Supreme Council “On the election of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan” was issued. Thus, in Kazakhstan, as in all democratic states, the foundations were laid of a system of governance consisting of branches of government After discussion in June 1992, new state symbols of the coat of arms and flag of independent Kazakhstan were approved. In December 1992, the text of the new national anthem was approved. After the dissolution of the Soviets on December 9, 1993, the president signed a decree on the adoption of a new Election Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan. On April 19, 1994, elected on the basis of a multi-party system, capable of passing laws on a professional level, began his work. Abish Kekilbayev was elected Chairman of the Parliament. On August 30, 1995, at the republican referendum held at the suggestion of President N.Nazarbayev, a new Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan was adopted, the only source of state power according to the Constitution of Kazakhstan is the people. The new Constitution was based on the priorities of human and civil rights. According to the 1995 Constitution, the Parliament of Kazakhstan consists of two chambers - the Senate, the Majilia. The agreement on the creation of a single ruble zone between Kazakhstan and Russia was violated by limiting the sovereignty of Kazakhstan conditions. Kazakhstan refused to participate on such conditions in the ruble zone. The financial system of the republic cracked at the seams. November 15, 1993 in Kazakhstan was introduced the national currency - Tenge. According to the government program, by the end of 1993 the first stage of privatization was completed in the republic, in spring 1994 the second stage of privatization began. Investment funds acted as intermediaries between citizens and enterprises in the course of privatization. In 1993 N.Nazarbayev signed the Lisbon Protocol, declaring Kazakhstan a nuclear free state. April 26, 1996 in the city of Shanghai (China) the first meeting of five states took place - the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republic of Kyrgyzstan, and the People's Republic of China. The Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan with common borders. At the meeting of the Shanghai Five, held in 1997 in Moscow, a document was signed on reducing the number of armed forces in the border areas. In August 1999, the leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization signed the Bishkek Declaration. On the basis of equality and mutual interests, relations of Kazakhstan with the most powerful world power, the United States, have been built since the 1990s. The United States assists Kazakhstan in the field of Culture and Education. In August 1999, at a meeting of the leaders of Kazakhstan and China, it was noted that among the CIS countries to trade Kazakhstan is the second partner.
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EU leaders agree to €315bn investment fund
 
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During the last EU Summit of the year, the member states approved the European Fund for Strategic Investment. 315 billion euros which are aimed to boost the EU's economy through financing projects. 21 billion euros will come from European funds, the rest from private capital. But so far no EU member states have announced their will to contribute. National support to the fund won’t be considered as a public debt. Starring: - Angela Merkel, German Chancellor - François Hollande, French President Presenter: - Laeticia Markakis, Euranet Plus News Agency ------------------------------- Get more videos of our NOW! (News of the Week) series at http://euranetplus-connect.eu/now/ Subscribe to our channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/EuranetPlus -------------------------------
HKSI Career Day 2012 - Equity Capital Markets in an Investment Bank (Philippe Espinasse)
 
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In this annual career talk, former banker Philippe Espinasse come and share his career path in investment banking with our members and new entrants to the industry. Click this link (http://goo.gl/04VZw) for his presentation. *** Mr Espinasse is former Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets (ECM), Asia at Nomura; former Managing Director & Head of ECM, Asia at Macquarie; and former Executive Director & Head of Equity Corporate Finance, Asia at UBS / S.G. Warburg. He is a member of the HKSI. He worked in Asia for over 12 years, and as a senior investment banker in the US, UK/Europe and Asia, in various capital markets roles for over 19 years. Throughout his career, he has successfully completed more than 140 corporate finance transactions, including many billion-dollar privatisation and private sector IPOs, equity and equity-linked fund raisings, real estate investment trusts, infrastructure funds, principal and pre-IPO investments, M&A and advisory transactions, euro- and domestic bond issues and debt private placements. He is the author of "IPO: A Global Guide" (Hong Kong University Press, April 2011). He has also appeared on Bloomberg Television, on CNBC, on FT.com, on Reuters Television, on BBC World News Television, on Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) radio, and on Hong Kong's RTHK radio. *** Click this link (http://goo.gl/xlmw3) for more advice.
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Infrastructure, Asset Recycling & Guaranteeing Higher Costs - Sunny Ways
 
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Infrastructure - an all encompassing word used to describe just about anything that is for use by the public at large. Mass transit, roads & highways, hospitals, schools and sports/leisure facilities are the things that spring to mind. Sunny Ways promised to deliver these things for Canadians, to stimulate economic growth and put in place the foundations for a better future. Sounds good, doesn't it? Infrastructure is also the assets in place, built with public funds and owned by the public, administered by all levels of government. Real equity in tangible developments used by all. Airports. Highway systems. Water ports. Educational facilities. Health care facilities. For decades, the public financing model worked. It still does but it's not satisfactory for neoliberals. Mulroney opened the door and airport privatization was an issue in the 1993 election. That led to the "Airport Authority" model that introduced user fees, improvement levies and for-profit ventures on Federal lands. Water ports followed suit within a decade. The Advisory Council on Economic Growth now wants to continue what the CPC started, on steroids. Harper made piles of money available, the only catch being it had to be a P3 project thereby preventing public ownership and transparency. Bay Street darling Minister of Finance Bill Morneau will set up the Canadian Infrastructure Development Bank, a P3 clearing house by any other name. Previously announced public funding will now be a minority stake in new projects, with institutional investment funds becoming the de facto owners. Morgan Stanley was brought in to advise on airport privatization. Credit Suisse AG was asked to study water port privatization. They want to sell what we paid for and own to entice more privatized ownership of new projects. Asset Recycling is a trojan horse and guess who will pay? Not the investment fund managers on the Advisory Council. Can you say taxpayers Broadcast: 12/14/2016 Show Page: https://goo.gl/PLc9v0 Download Mp3: https://goo.gl/amrRCK BTR: https://www.blogtalkradio.com/canadianglen Twitter: https://twitter.com/canadianglen Google: https://plus.google.com/+TheviewuphereCanadianglen iTunes: https://goo.gl/B5KArG RSS: https://goo.gl/qUGz0g    
Why did we sell off the railways?
 
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► Read - Frustration grows with Britain’s fragmented network https://on.ft.com/2qhkAA2 Miranda Green tracks down the politicians who privatised Britain's railways, and speaks to key supporters of Jeremy Corbyn's plan for re-nationalisation. ► Subscribe to FT.com here:http://bit.ly/2GakujT ► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs ► Read Moscow thanks UK for helping Putin win landslide vote in Russia: http://on.ft.com/2pthnNt For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video Twitter https://twitter.com/ftvideo Facebook https://www.facebook.com/financialtimes
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FDI | FDI in India in Hindi | Foreign Direct Investment latest updates 2017
 
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Hey doston! Is video me hum details dekhenge FDI ki. FDI yani Foreign Direct Investment ka overview ek hi video me. Aapko koi bhi doubt ho to plz mujhe Insta ke inbox par msg kar sakte hai @maheshmankar777 -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Is Bitcoin Banned in India? Latest RBI guidelines to Bank? Bitcoin in Hindi" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGIPfSe0b9I -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
Views: 33034 Mahesh Mankar
The Question of Privatization
 
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In Washington, D.C. and all over the country, city governments are looking at outsourcing public works to private companies in an effort to save money. But who is really "saving money"? Our film explores the link between private companies exploiting skilled workers who used to earn a respectable income as public employees but now they are laboring under private for profit contractors and having to apply for public assistance to stay afloat. Right now, the District of Columbia Department of Transportation (DDOT) is looking at what to do with the D.C. Circulator, a bus line currently "managed" by First Transit a company that has a poor track record. Do they make it public and bring it "in-house" or do they continue to outsource it to private for-profit companies? Learn more about what's possible here: ddotcandobetter.com/how-would-it-work/ Director - Shadia Fayne Wood Director of Photography - Jen Quintana Editor - Erin Whitson Music - Tarek Kandil Additional Footage - Shadia Fayne Wood & Alisha Camancho Photos - ATU 1764 Big Thanks To - Kewana Battle-Mason, Alletha Ballard, Rev. Karen Brau, Rev. H. Lionel Edmonds, Jennifer Knox, Amy Vruno, Elsa Barboza, Pete Woiwode Created in partnership with the Washington Interfaith Network, Metro IAF, Center for Community Change, Survival Media Agency, and members of ATU 1764.
Investing in Space
 
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Space travel is becoming increasingly privatized, but when will space tourism actually become a viable business? What are the opportunities and challenges investors face? Will a spin around the moon ever be as mainstream as a flight to Tokyo? When? Moderator Hadley Gamble Reporter and Anchor, CNBC Speakers François Chopard Founder and CEO, Starburst Aerospace Accelerator Robert Harward CEO, Middle East, Lockheed Martin; Former Deputy Commander, United States Central Command Naveen Jain Founder and CEO, Viome; Founder and Executive Chairman, Moon Express George Whitesides CEO, Virgin Galactic For more information, visit: http://milkeninstitute.org/mena #SpaceTourism #Space #SpaceTravel
Views: 694 Milken Institute
Public Schools for Sale?
 
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Public education is becoming big business as bankers, hedge-fund managers and private-equity investors are entering what they consider to be an "emerging market." Diane Ravitch, a former assistant secretary of education, says the privatization of public education has to stop. She was an advocate school choice and charter schools, but after careful investigation, has changed her mind.
Views: 14488 Moyers & Company
Can development privatisation erase world poverty?
 
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The private sector will play a key role in the future EU development policy. The EU Commissions argues that private companies can create more growth and thus help poor countries help themselves. European industry welcome the idea, but development NGOs have doubts. At ActionAid they fear that the increasing private sector involvement will benefit European companies and not necessarily help poor people. Interviewees: - Catherine Ray, Spokesperson, European Commission - Luisa Santos, Director International Affairs, Business Europe - Laura Sullivan, European Advocacy Coordinator, ActionAid Moderator: - Andreas Liljeheden, Euranet Plus News Agency ------------------------------- Get more videos of our NOW! (News of the Week) series at http://euranetplus-connect.eu/now/ Subscribe to our channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/EuranetPlus -------------------------------
Billionaire J. Crown (Obama's senate campaign financier): "We got money" 2 privatize education.
 
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Did Barack Obama sell public education to the Chicago billionaires to get the presidency? This billionaire, James Crown, part owner of defense contractor General Dynamics and a board member in JP Morgan, was Obama's senate campaign financier. He was caught on camera in the Aspen Ideas Festival, detailing how he and Stand For Children funded Chicago politicos to take down teachers unions, and deny teachers the right to strike. Jonah Edelman, Obama, If you stand for children, and speak for Rosa Parks, giving money to politicians in exchange of taking down the teachers unions is a questionable strategy at best. 10 years of Arne Duncan charter schools in Chicago have been nothing but a tsunami rushing at the very children edreform claim to help. Remember, "The civil rights movement fought for union jobs to protect activists from local political retaliation. Key civil rights cases were about winning union seniority to protect qualified black workers from company discrimination. (Lance Hill) Get shoes for Obama n credit to Cannonfire blog
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Should Space be Privatized? | Space Time
 
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Viewers like you help make PBS (Thank you 😃) . Support your local PBS Member Station here: https://to.pbs.org/DonateSPACE Will the future of space exploration be guided by public or private entities? Which is better? Learn more about CuriosityStream at https://curiositystream.com/spacetime You can further support us on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/pbsspacetime Get your own Space Time t­shirt at http://bit.ly/1QlzoBi Tweet at us! @pbsspacetime Facebook: facebook.com/pbsspacetime Email us! pbsspacetime [at] gmail [dot] com Comment on Reddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/pbsspacetime Help translate our videos! https://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?tab=2&c=UC7_gcs09iThXybpVgjHZ_7g Previous Episodes: The Trebuchet Challenge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7UOFZBEA_g Death of the Sun https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJY3y5_k0do On February 8th 2018, the eyes of the world once again fixed upon Cape Canaveral. This time, people watched with anticipation as SpaceX launched its new Falcon Heavy rocket. This was the first test of a rocket that may one day send people across the solar system. The near-simultaneous landing of its two booster rockets was like something out of a sci-fi flick. It looked like the future. The subsequent view of a cherry-red Tesla Roadster drifting through space was like something out of a Douglas Adams novel. The landmark launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket is a milestone in a new space race. One not between nations, but instead between private companies. Is this the best thing for the future of human space travel? Links to Comments Response: Stimuli https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJY3y5_k0do&lc=UgwGa3G9okwGJbcmINV4AaABAg Dethde https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJY3y5_k0do&lc=UgzPK43QbAtjm4xtYJx4AaABAg Lcra Arcl https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7UOFZBEA_g&lc=UgytIQalMVs5jSETirF4AaABAg Hosted by Matt O'Dowd Written by Drew Rosen and Matt O’Dowd Produced by Rusty Ward Graphics by Grayson Blackmon Assistant Editing and Sound Design by Mike Petrow and Linda Huang Made by Kornhaber Brown (www.kornhaberbrown.com) Special thanks to our Patreon Big Bang, Quasar and Hypernova Supporters: Big Bang CoolAsCats David Nicklas Faisal Saud Anton Lifshits Joey Redner Quasar Tambe Barsbay Mayank M. Mehrota Mars Yentur Mark Rosenthal Dean Fuqua Roman Pinchuk ColeslawPurdie Hypernova Edmund Fokschaner Matthew O’Connor Eugene Lawson Martha Hunt Joseph Salomone Chuck Zegar Jordan Young Ratfeast John Hofmann Barry Hatfield Craig Peterson Kevin Costello Thanks to our Patreon Gamma Ray Burst Supporters: James Hughes Kris Fernet Jane Myers James Flowers Greg Allen TJ Madison Denys Ivanov Nick Virtue Alexey Eromenko Nicholas Rose Scott Gossett Mark Vasile Patrick Murray Sultan Alkhulaifi Alex Seto Michal-Peanut Karmi Erik Stein Daniel Lyons Kevin Warne JJ Bagnell J Rejc Avi Goldfinger John Pettit Florian Stiglmayr Benoit Pagé-Guitard Nathan Leniz Brandon Labonte David Crane Greg Weiss
Views: 178046 PBS Space Time
Doug Sahm, Leon Russell, Jerry Garcia and Friends - Thanksgiving Jam - 11/23/72
 
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Doug Sahm, Leon Russell, Jerry Garcia and Friends Thanksgiving Jam Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin, TX November 23, 1972 BAND: Doug Sahm - vocals, guitar Leon Russell - vocals, piano Jerry Garcia - vocals, guitar, pedal steel Phil Lesh - bass * Jerry Barnett - drums (Shiva's Headband) Mary Egan - fiddle (Greazy Wheels) Benny Thurman - fiddle (13th Floor Elevator bassist) * The drummer is often listed as Bill Kreutzman from the Dead, but apparently he didn't play: "Though he was in attendance that evening, there is no verifiable evidence that Bill Kreutzmann sat in with the band. When asked a few years ago, the owner of the Armadillo seemed to recall Bill feeling sick that night." 01 High Heel Sneakers [Tommy Tucker] 00:00 02 Wild Side Of Life [Hank Thompson] 06:21 03 Swingin' Doors [Merle Haggard] 10:59 04 Me & Bobby McGee [Kris Kristofferson/Janis Joplin] 15:32 05 Stormy Monday [T-Bone Walker] 20:48 06 That's All Right (Mama) [Arthur Crudup/Elvis Presley] 25:42 07 Come On In My Kitchen [Robert Johnson] 31:57 08 T For Texas [Jimmie Rodgers] 36:29 09 Mr. Tambourine Man [Bob Dylan/Byrds] 43:09 10 (Is Anybody Goin' To) San Antone [Charley Pride] 46:43 11 Sugarfoot Rag [Hank Garland] 50:09 12 I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry [Hank Williams] 52:51 13 Jambalaya [Hank Williams] 57:54 14 Today I Started Loving You Again [Merle Haggard] 01:01:56 15 Columbus Stockade Blues [Traditional] 01:08:04 16 Honky Tonkin' ~ Dear John [Hank Williams] 01:11:50 Set 2: 01 Orange Blossom Special [Bill Monroe] 01:15:20 02 Kentucky Waltz [Bill Monroe] 01:18:11 03 Big Boss Man [Jimmy Reed] 01:22:54 04 Searchin' [Coasters] 01:28:56 05 Those Lonely Lonely Nights [Earl King] ~ Shake A Hand [Faye Adams] 01:35:45 06 Hey Bo Diddley [Bo Diddley] 01:40:25 07 It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry [Bob Dylan] 01:50:36 08 A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall [Bob Dylan] 01:56:52 09 Wild Horses [Rolling Stones] 02:04:46 10 Slippin' Into Christmas [Leon Russell] 02:09:28 11 Money Honey [Drifters/Elvis Presley] 02:14:05 12 Chug-A-Lug [Roger Miller] 02:19:50 13 Roll Over Beethoven [Chuck Berry] ~ Good Golly Miss Molly [Little Richard] ~ Roll Over Beethoven [Chuck Berry] 02:22:04
Views: 71429 arghdos
Nassim Taleb - privatizing risk in society - GAIM International 2012
 
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GAIM International 2012 - http://www.informaglobalevents.com/ytgaimvidep Nassim Taleb (Principal, Universa Investments) on privatizing risk and making society more robust and less fragile - at GAIM International in Monte Carlo - June 2012. We want as much risk as possible to go to the hedge funds and away from banks. Privatizing risk in society, particularly away from the taxpayer.
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Making Public Investment More Efficient
 
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IMF launches new Public Investment Management Assessment (PIMA) to help countries get more bang for the public investment buck. How the IMF is helping countries improve the efficiency of their public investments. The IMF and Public Investment Management : http://www.imf.org/external/np/fad/publicinvestment/index.htm
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Exclusive : NITI Ayog vice chairman Arvind Panagariya suggests 100% privatisation of Air India
 
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NITI Ayog vice chairman Arvind Panagariya suggests 100% privatisation of Air India. Watch complete news story for getting the detailed news updates! Zee Business is one of the leading and fastest growing Hindi business news channels in India. The channel has revolutionized business news by its innovative programming and path-breaking strategy of making business news a 24/7 activity as it is not just limited to the stock market. This has made Zee Business your channel to wealth and profit. Besides updated hourly news bulletins, there is a lot to watch out for, whether it be stock market related detailed information, investments, mutual funds, corporate, real estate, travel or leisure. The channel has the most diverse programming portfolio which has positioned it as a channel of choice amongst viewers. By speaking a language of the masses, Zee Business is today the most preferred for business news. Some of the popular shows of Zee Business are: Share Bazar, Mandi Live, Aap Ka Bazar, First Trade, Big Debate etc.
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Hedge Funds vs. Indexed Universal Life
 
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This video compares the contrasts cost/benefit paradigm of Indexed Universal Life (IUL) to that of a hedge fund. This comparison takes into account IUL fees, risk management, taxes, and additional benefits that either hedge funds or indexed universal life insurance offers ================================================ Click the link below to read the MOST comprehensive article ever written on exactly how Indexed Universal Life works and IUL's Pros and Cons: http://bankingtruths.com/indexed-universal-life-insurance-pros-cons/ ================================================ Click here to subscribe to our channel with ongoing videos on this banking concept: https://www.youtube.com/c/Bankingtruthscom ================================================ For more great videos on life insurance as your own private bank visit: https://BankingTruths.com/Videos ================================================ Have questions or insights? Type them into the comments sections below…
Views: 1954 Banking Truths
Shifting Bank Accounts Into a Life Insurance Policy designed for Privatized Banking
 
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Wondering how to fund your own bank and start to benefit from the infinite banking concept? Do you have cash parked in savings accounts earning squat simply so you can keep it liquid and accessible? Why sit dead in cash when one dollar could be wearing multiple hats while in cash value life insurance? Once you understand how easy it is to slowly shift liquidity from one pocket to another, you'll demand more benefits from your hard-earned savings. ================================================ Click here to subscribe to our channel with ongoing videos on this banking concept: https://www.youtube.com/c/Bankingtruthscom ================================================ For more great videos on life insurance as your own private bank visit: https://BankingTruths.com/Videos ================================================ Have questions or insights? Type them into the comments sections below…===================== John "Hutch" Hutchinson, founder of BankingTruths.com https://www.facebook.com/BankingTruth/
Views: 4218 Banking Truths
Social Security Won't Give You Security
 
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If you're counting on Social Security to finance your retirement, you're in for a big surprise. Money expert Chris Hogan explains why. Donate today to PragerU! http://l.prageru.com/2eB2p0h Joining PragerU is free! Sign up now to get all our videos as soon as they're released. http://prageru.com/signup Download Pragerpedia on your iPhone or Android! Thousands of sources and facts at your fingertips. iPhone: http://l.prageru.com/2dlsnbG Android: http://l.prageru.com/2dlsS5e Join Prager United to get new swag every quarter, exclusive early access to our videos, and an annual TownHall phone call with Dennis Prager! http://l.prageru.com/2c9n6ys Join PragerU's text list to have these videos, free merchandise giveaways and breaking announcements sent directly to your phone! https://optin.mobiniti.com/prageru Do you shop on Amazon? Click https://smile.amazon.com and a percentage of every Amazon purchase will be donated to PragerU. Same great products. Same low price. Shopping made meaningful. VISIT PragerU! https://www.prageru.com FOLLOW us! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/prageru Twitter: https://twitter.com/prageru Instagram: https://instagram.com/prageru/ PragerU is on Snapchat! JOIN PragerFORCE! For Students: http://l.prageru.com/29SgPaX JOIN our Educators Network! http://l.prageru.com/2c8vsff Script: If you’re counting on Social Security to finance your retirement, you’re in for a big surprise—and not the good kind. Let me give you two reasons why. One: Social Security is going broke. And, two: Even if it weren’t going broke, it couldn’t possibly cover the cost of a decent retirement. Let’s look at these two reasons in a little more detail, and then I’ll propose a solution. Social Security is going broke. When this government program was set up in 1935, the average life expectancy was 60. But you couldn’t collect your first check until you reached 65. In other words, most people didn’t live long enough to receive Social Security. And most of those who did, didn’t collect it for very long. Today, the average lifespan is 79. So now, most people do live long enough to receive Social Security—for 10, or 20, or even 30 years. Here’s another important piece of information: When the program started, the ratio between worker and retiree was 159 to 1. That means for every one person drawing benefits, 159 were paying in. Today the ratio is 2.8 to 1. Get that? We’ve gone from 159 workers supporting every retired person to fewer than three workers supporting every retiree. And it’s going down. You don’t need an advanced math degree to figure this one out: Social Security is spending more than it’s bringing in. Far more. Its own Board of Trustees has said that it will be bankrupt within twenty years. That doesn’t mean it won’t exist. It means that either the government will pay you less than it promised, or it will have to raise taxes to make up the shortfall. Most likely, both. Sounds about right for an entitlement program, doesn’t it? Starts out small, but just keeps growing and growing until it collapses under its own weight. But let’s indulge in a fantasy and say that Social Security is perfectly designed, perfectly balanced, and efficiently run. And that you would get every dollar you were promised. You’d still have a major problem if that’s all that you’re relying on. To illustrate, in 2017 the average monthly Social Security check was a little over $1,400. That’s under $17,000 a year—barely above the poverty line for a two-person household. Do you really want to live at the poverty line in retirement? Why in the world would you plan for that? But sadly, many people are. According to a recent study, 53 percent of un-retired baby boomers have no retirement savings. That means they’re planning to rely on Social Security for their retirement income. That’s them. Don’t let it be you. For the complete script, visit https://www.prageru.com/videos/social-security-wont-give-you-security
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Invest in Japan: Infrastructure Industry
 
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The Japanese government welcomes global investment partners in the infrastructure industry. In 2016, Japan began privatizing airport management. Since then, Vinci, in partnership with Japanese companies, has managed airports serving Osaka, including Kansai International Airport (KIX). Thanks to their management expertise and increase of foreign tourists, KIX has been welcoming more and more flights and passengers. The PFI market is expected to rise sharply, creating more exciting opportunities in Japan. _______________ □ Web site ▼Invest Japan https://www.japan.go.jp/investment/ ▼JapanGov https://www.japan.go.jp/ □ Official Facebook ▼JapanGov https://www.facebook.com/JapanGov/ □ Official Twitter ▼JapanGov https://twitter.com/japangov/ Prime Minister's Office of Japan YouTube Channel is operated by the Government of Japan.
IDBI Bank plans fund raise, to float rupee bonds
 
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State-owned IDBI Bank plans to raise Rs 10,000 crore through issue of rupee bonds.The bank will seek shareholders' approval to the plans at its next annual general meeting, IDBI said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). Zee Business is one of the leading and fastest growing Hindi business news channels in India. The channel has revolutionized business news by its innovative programming and path-breaking strategy of making business news a 24/7 activity as it is not just limited to the stock market. This has made Zee Business your channel to wealth and profit. Besides updated hourly news bulletins, there is a lot to watch out for, whether it be stock market related detailed information, investments, mutual funds, corporate, real estate, travel or leisure. The channel has the most diverse programming portfolio which has positioned it as a channel of choice amongst viewers. By speaking a language of the masses, Zee Business is today the most preferred for business news. Some of the popular shows of Zee Business are: Share Bazar, Mandi Live, Aap Ka Bazar, First Trade, Big Debate etc.
Views: 1927 ZeeBusiness
Economy for UPSC - Lecture 8 - Markets Part 2 - SEBI, Mutual Funds, Closed, Open, Debentures
 
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‘Made by our hands’: Lebanese women preserve tradition as a path to empowerment
 
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MENNA – meaning ‘from us’, or ‘made by our hands’ in Arabic – is a nation-wide network of over 650 rural and refugee women producers and cooperatives in Lebanon. In 2015, Amel Association International – a grantee of UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality – launched its first permanent MENNA shop in Beirut, giving network members a year-round space to sell their handmade goods to the public. This video follows the story of a rare, traditional bread called Mallet El Smid and its journey from southern Lebanon to the MENNA shop in Beirut. The Mawasem El Dayaa Women’s Cooperative is among the last producers of this signature bread and one of 14 rural women’s cooperatives to benefit from the vocational trainings and market opportunities offered by Amel Association’s MENNA project. This video is part of the knowledge initiative of UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality “Building Resilience in Fragility: Women’s Empowerment in Action” supported by the Government of Japan. For more information about the Fund, please visit www.unwomen.org/fge
Views: 3773 UN Women