This list is for sharing news, research and ideas to oppose privatization. It covers public-private partnerships, contracting-out, competitive bidding and all other forms of privatization. Posts address municipal, healthcare, education, and other public services - mainly in Canada but sometimes in the UK, US and elsewhere. Participants include progressive researchers and activists from unions, coalitions, universities, community organizations, research institutes, and the NDP. All participants can post to the list. CUPE administers the list, approving new participants and screening for spam. Average number of posts: one per day.