As we all know having he government run the monopoly electricity grid is a no brainer. Why should private capitalists be able to make money out of what everyone needs? Our of a monopoly?
The idea that the state might not actually be competent at running a grid perhaps?
South Africa is in the grip of an unprecedented power crisis after record rolling blackouts were announced to prevent a total collapse of its decrepit energy grid.
Businesses and households across the country were plunged into darkness and confusion last night after the debt-laden state electricity firm suddenly signalled its biggest planned power cut since so-called “load shedding” began 11 years ago.
Hands up everyone who thinks Grandpa Death knows enough to keep the lights on? Even, is capable of hiring those who can?