The continued commodification and privatization of public water resources ensures that they will be in private hands in the future, and that the process of making decisions regarding them will be based on their profitability. The humanitarian crisis that is already unfolding in many countries due to lack of water will not weigh in as heavily as the bottom line. This is how corporations work.
The companies that profit from water know that scarcity always translates into higher…Continue
Added by Hiram Crespo on May 28, 2012 at 2:00am — No Comments
During the month of April of 2011, international Latin rock star Robi Draco Rosa announced that he had been diagnosed with cancer. Unlike most cancer patients in the U.S., he chose the non-traditional so-called Burzynski therapy and as of today, only a year after his diagnosis, three of his four cancerous tumors are gone. The irony: the life-saving therapy that he chose has been the object of persistent litigation and persecution by…Continue
The almighty US dollar, as we know it, is facing possible, if not likely, collapse in the coming years. Either from another bout of quantitative easing or a successful petrodollar putsch favoring the renminbi, rial, ruble or even gold – American monetary hegemony is at a crossroads. Once the sell off begins, there is no turning back.
What was once an obscure topic – the Federal Reserve – has in recent years, because of Ron Paul and Occupy Wall Street movements, almost become part of…Continue
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