In the face of climate catastrophe, mounting inequalities and growing democratic unrest, public services are more important than ever. Across the world, people are building better, more democratic and inclusive public services because privatisations are failing.
Amsterdam is confronted with challenges comparable to those facing other cities across the world, while also facing extreme pressure on affordable housing. To tackle these issues and more on December 4 and 5, The 99 and the Transnational Institue (TNI) organized the international conference The Future is Public: Democratic Ownership of the Economy.
Photo: Stuart Guest-Smith