Britain is not just ‘undergoing privatisation’, this is a modern enclosure movement | openDemocracy

Those who oppose the neo-liberal drive towards the “small state” need to re-imagine the the full enormity of what is going on. Cameron and co – a group which includes Nick Clegg and Danny Alexander and their two parties are engaged in the destruction of the historic postwar compromise between the public and private sectors with the wholesale transfer of public functions to private enterprise. Their project amounts to no less than a modern enclosure movement, in which it is not common land but what is still left in the public sphere as a whole that is being wrested from the people.Continue reading…

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