by Tristan Ewins, ALP Socialist Left member of over 20 years
IMPORTANT ADDENDUM re: ALP Economic Platform
- "Finally, in keeping with our principles we will not deliver natural public monopolies or near-monopolies into the private sector because this may result in an abuse of market power."
- "Finally, in keeping with our principles we will not deliver monopolies or near-monopolies into the private sector because this may result in an abuse of market power."
Clearly this changes the meaning completely.
Sincere apologies for any confusion.
In this context we strive after the best balance between various kinds of enterprise which can realistically be achieved for the modern day. Such a ‘balance’ involves checks and balances between producers, government and consumers; and includes strategic socialisation of various kinds.
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