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Niels Kadritzke

Niels Kadritzke is a German media journalist writing frequently for the German edition of Le Monde diplomatique (for which he is also working as member of the editorial team). His areas have covered Greece, Turkey and Cyprus for more than 30 years, and he lives in Greece for several month every year.


Privatisierungsschwindel in Griechenland

Seit Jahrzehnten rollt über Europa eine Privatisierungswelle hinweg, die viele Investoren, Banken und Beraterfirmen reich, aber nur wenige Bürger glücklich gemacht hat. Das große neoliberale Versprechen, privatisierte Versorgungsunternehmen könnten ihre Kunden billiger bedienen – mit Wasser, Strom, Verkehrsangeboten – hat sich regelmäßig als Trug und oft genug auch als Lug erwiesen.

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The Deception of Privatisation in Greece

For decades, a wave of privatisation has been rolling across Europe, making many investors, banks and consultancies rich but making few citizens happy. The great neoliberal promise of privatised utility companies providing water, power and transport more cheaply to their customers has regularly been shown to be deception and even, in many cases, a lie.

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