Your Call: The growing influence of private equity
On the August 15th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the growing influence private equity firms have on our daily lives.
According to a New York Times investigation, since the 2008 financial crisis, private equity firms have expanded their influence by winning government contracts and shaping public policy. Private equity firms now control ambulance companies, local fire departments, water supplies, transportation, garbage collection, and more. Who are the biggest players in the equity market and how did they gain so much power? Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.
Ben Protess, investigative reporter with the New York Times
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