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Resource ID: #23412
Subject: Transportation
Source: Mother Jones
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Date: 1/1/2007

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This investigation explores a recent trend: auctioning the maintenance of public highways and bridges to private companies. The article shows how privatization benefits the companies far more than the public. Private road operators charge high tolls and insist on non-compete clauses, so the government can't build other roads in the area.

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