Saturday, September 18, 2021

Tag: water privatization

Over 200 groups demand no water privatization in any infrastructure deal

“Water privatization has failed communities across the country and must be rejected in all its forms.”

Nestlé’s go at privatizing town water shot down by Michigan appeals...

"Allowing a corporation to bottle our water just to sell it back to us is hardly an 'essential service.'"

Fighting water privatization with ‘blue communities’

It was 1985 and privatization, deregulation and free trade were in the air. Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and President Ronald Reagan...

Shutoffs continue as people of Detroit fight for water as a...

Michigan has meanwhile presented itself as the ground zero of water problems, as the people of Detroit worked to make themselves a model for solutions.

Baltimore joins global movement, becoming the first major US city to...

The global movement to stop privatization deals and expand public ownership just scored a huge victory in Baltimore, as residents voted overwhelmingly to ban putting their water in private hands.

Baltimore set to become first major American city to ban water...

"Access to clean and affordable water should be looked at as a basic human right."

Michiganders fight back against water privatization as Nestlé tries to increase...

Residents are building a movement across the state – writing letter, holding town meetings and going door-to-door – to "protect their most important local resource."

This City Could Become the Next Detroit

Baltimore, Maryland is following in the footsteps of Detroit, as the city plans to shut off water to customers with overdue bills. But not before the city's residents fight back against the plan to privatize their water.

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Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

America: Monumental problems, no solutions, caught up in a state of regression

“All empires end. That is an indisputable fact.” And, “All empires end from within.”

Until comeuppance smacks Trumpist scofflaws, brace for more lying, cheating & demagoguery

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The $3.5 trillion bill corporate America is terrified of

It’s time to get this landmark bill passed and build a fairer America.

Favorite son? Eduardo Bolsonaro and the growing internationalism of the far right

One of the progressive left’s strengths has always been a willingness to offer support and learn from others around the globe, it's a mistake to cede internationalism to a xenophobic, ‘western culture’ obsessed right.