In Washington, D.C. and all over the country, city governments are looking at outsourcing public works to private companies in an effort to save money. But who is really "saving money"? Our film explores the link between private companies exploiting skilled workers who used to earn a respectable income as public employees but now they are laboring under private for profit contractors and having to apply for public assistance to stay afloat.
Right now, the District of Columbia Department of Transportation (DDOT) is looking at what to do with the D.C. Circulator, a bus line currently "managed" by First Transit a company that has a poor track record. Do they make it public and bring it "in-house" or do they continue to outsource it to private for-profit companies?
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