Friday, August 29, 2014

They Turned Her Water Off. Now She is Fighting Back

AtPeace Makita is a single mother of five, a life long resident of Detroit, and the Creative Director of the Detroit Water Brigade. She wants you to know that the push for the privatization of the water supply in Detroit could be coming to an area near you soon.

“If Detroit can be used as a prototype,” asks Makita “why can’t it happen in LA, Chicago, or New York? On top of the bankruptcy, on top of the foreclosures, on top of the mayoral issues and emergency manager, on top of all of it – now you want to take our life source?”

See "Detroit Water Crisis - a Prelude to the Privatization of Water"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Hh_YBMe3ko&list=UU17knbFWwBQOSaLCiTO_5jw

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