Canadians bring 750 gallons of water to Detroit to protest water shutoffs to thousands of households for inability to pay the skyrocketing price.
Corporate investors have a long-term goal to privatize the public’s water and make it available only to those who can pay. This is legal under capitalism, a system based on the private property interests of the few. In a cooperative society, water and other necessities would be publicly owned. Then, we could guarantee clean water and all the necessities of life for everyone. Water is a battlefront where we can make the need for a new society clear.
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