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- v. To bring a private entity under government control; to nationalize
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Nationalize or "governmentalize" assets that corporations are failing to husband responsibly, starting with energy and power generation.
Well, maybe not Exxon, but at least, let's grab and governmentalize the strongest, most valuable parts of these companies that are drowning in their own debt.
Once we socialize or governmentalize -- pick your poison nomenclature that the right wing will use to mislabel it -- healthcare for big industry, it will be easier, when we have the system in place, to provide it to people who are laid off.