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It's Time To Privatize


privatization, New York, quality of life, municipal government, city government, local government, perestroika


Schools are failing, crime is commonplace, streets are filthy, transportation is a test of endurance, drug addiction is a curse, and millions have fled the city seeking a higher quality of life. The problem? New York City government. This paper argues that to fix the myriad of problems facing New Yorkers, the only solution is a restructuring of government that would lead to a privatization, allowing New Yorkers to rely more heavily on private industry instead of government. This system would force public agencies and private firms to compete for the privilege of providing public services and thereby earning taxpayers' money.



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