Klein on public infrastructures

Naomi Klein, on ‘reviving and reinventing the public sphere’, in The Nation:

One of the key areas in which this collective action must take place is big-ticket investments designed to reduce our emissions on a mass scale… The private sector is ill suited to providing most of these services because they require large up-front investments and, if they are to be genuinely accessible to all, some very well may not be profitable. They are, however, decidedly in the public interest, which is why they should come from the public sector.

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