When Water is a Commodity Instead of a Human Right
The Agony of Detroit

Dolack, Pete
http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/08/15/when-water-is-a-commodity-instead-of-a-human-right/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  17/08/2014
Year Published:  2014  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX16649

The shutoff of water to thousands of Detroit residents, the proposed privatization of the water system and the diversion of the system’s revenue to banks are possible because the most basic human requirement, water, is becoming nothing more than a commodity.

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