European Union internal market commissioner Frits Bolkestein speaks during a news conference after a meeting of EU finance ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels, Tuesday Jan. 20, 2004. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

EU Commission’s Insistence On Privatization Of Water Services Reveals Double Standards

Civil society groups everywhere in Europe are gearing up to fight the European Commission’s new attempts to privatize public water services. As a member of the Troika, the European Commission (with the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund) has been responsible for setting the conditions for Greece, Portugal and other countries to receive […]