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Tag: Public Private Partnerships


Here’s How Infrastructure Costs Can Be Halved

Americans could save $1 trillion over 10 years by financing infrastructure through publicly owned banks like the one that has long been operating in North Dakota.

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‘We’ll Look at Everything’: An Alternative to Trump’s $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

Creating jobs requires an injection of new money into the American economy. Borrowing from the bond markets or off the balance sheet in public/private partnerships won’t do it. So if Congress won’t issue money directly, it should borrow from banks, which create money out of thin air.

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The Problem With ‘Public-Private Partnerships’

When a plan to construct the first modern privatized highway in the United States did little to ease congestion, blocked residents from making further improvements and cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars, Californians had the opportunity to learn a lesson about the folly of privatizing transportation projects.

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