Tag: privatization

April 20, 2013 / Audio

The year was 2000 and on the streets of Cochabamba, Bolivia, people marched and demonstrated against the privatization of their water.  In what became known as the water wars, the people on the streets emerged victorious, kicking out private water companies and re-instating the municipal system.

August 8, 2008 / Text

No this is not a spam post. While in the United States I usually watch a bit of television and I definitely spend time listening to the radio.? One thing you’ll have no problem encountering on both of these mediums: ads that include the phrase…

July 9, 2008 / Text

Having been born and raised in New Jersey, I often take time to read through the Asbury Park Press feed, to have a look at what is goiong on in my homestate in the US.? And if you’re reading the Asbury Park Press, you’ll surely…

August 14, 2007 / Text

I drink tap water. Constantly. Yet somehow, much of the first world.. doesn’t anymore. Are you one of them? This is world water week… and one of my many issues of concern in today’s world is the privatization, commodification, and destruction of the world’s water.…