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Business-Managed Democracy

“Business-managed democracies are those in which the political and cultural arrangements are managed in the interests of business”

Sharon Beder

Business-Managed Government

Rationale for Privatisation

The real rationale behind privatisation can be discovered by examining who benefits from it. The diagram below shows the winners and losers from electricity privatisation.

Winners and Losers diagram

Source: Sharon Beder, Power Play: The Fight to Control the World's Electricity, The New Press, New York, 2003.