Sunday, June 15
CAPITALISM TRUMPS DEMOCRACY
Agence France-Presse, June 12, 2003
U.S. asks 10 companies to submit plans for Iraq economic reform plan
Ten US companies have been asked to submit bids for a plan to reshape the Iraqi economy into a free-market system with a major privatization program.
The 10 firms in the competition are: BearingPoint; Booz, Allen and Hamilton; Nathan Associates; IBM Global Services; Development Alternatives, Inc.; Carana Corp; Abt Associates; Chemonics; Deloitte and Touche; and Financial Markets International. [...]