El Salvador Social Movements Resist Water Privatization

Salvadoran social movement organizations have unified across sectors in an urgent response to the right-wing’s most recent efforts to privatize the country’s scarce water resources. Joined by academic and…

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Baltimore, Detroit threaten thousands with water shut-off.

Baltimore is giving residents just 10 days notice before cutting service. Julie Gouldener, an organizer for Food and Water Watch, said the advocacy group has spoken to parents “really scared” they…

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 Fianna Fáil to vote against motion on H2O charges

Fianna Fáil’s decision to offer a refund to the thousands of people who have paid their charges through a tax credit, estimated to cost €50 million, must also be questioned, source said. But there is also….

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Don’t call us protesters. We’re water protectors.

People were arrested on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, North Dakota, last week. It’s just the latest in a series of standoffs between the people camped near the Missouri River and…

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Lack of water protest in front of a police barricade.

Most people consider access to water and sanitation a basic human right. In the age of climate change, economic planners are struggling to balance that concept with the laws of supply and…

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“Water for all not for profit”, says protesters.

Residents representing their various communities took turns standing on the back of a white bakkie in front of the crowd and shared their stories, anger and concerns, during a protest organised by …

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Several Hurt in Brazil Protests Against Water Privatization

Privatizing Cedae is part of a package of austerity measures put forward by the state government after declaring a situation of “financial calamity” last July, just weeks before this city hosted…

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Protesters Rally In Irish Cities Over Tap Water Charges.

After Ireland began charging for tap water this fall, protests have broken out across the country.Protesters staged rallies in cities nationwide, including Galway, Cork, Limerick and…

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Water Privatization Will Ruin Ecosystem, ERA/FoEN,Said.

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged the Nigerian government to prioritize the protection of nature over profits in the pursuit of…

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