15 March 2009

The Morality of Water Privatisation

The Morality of Water Privatisation -- Anthony Bosco’s Weblog:
The growing global phenomenon of water privatisation is an issue which has far-reaching political, economic and social implications. It is becoming of increasing concern in the early years of the 21st-century due to the ever-expanding influence of multinational corporations whose primary objective is to secure as much of the world’s capital for the financial gain of their shareholders.

Is fresh air next?

First they pollute it and make it unbreathable, then they'll sell it back to you.


Tauratinswe said...

You've got that right!

Yewtree said...

In the future utopia of San Francisco in the novel The Fifth Sacred Thing by Starhawk, earth, air, fire, water and spirit cannot be owned by anyone; in the future dystopia of Angeltown (Los Angeles) in the same novel, only the rich have access to clean drinking water and land.


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