Friday, June 20, 2014

Curt Guyette on the Detroit Water Crisis

Posted on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 3:28 PM

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  As the Detroit Water Crisis worsens, and the people appeal to the United Nations for help, former MT investigative journalist Curt Guyette is covering the issue for the ACLU-Michigan:

“By denying water service to thousands, Detroit is violating the human right to water,” said Blue Planet Project Founder and Food & Water Watch Board Chair Maude Barlow. “After decades of policies that put businesses and profits ahead of the public good, the city now has a major crisis on its hands. It is shocking and abominable that anyone would be subjected to these conditions.”

What’s notable is that the struggle over water is neither limited to Detroit, nor new.

Read all about it here.

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