Capital’s Muddy Waters

For decades, capitalists have tried and mostly failed to privatize water supplies all around the world. But when they have succeeded, the result has been toxic health hazards and total disaster.

At 7:00 am one rainy morning last September in London, David Benqué heard and smelled sewage gushing through his apartment windows. David recounted to me how he quickly woke his partner, Claire, and their two children. He grabbed their five-year-old while Claire gathered their three-year-old along with the children’s favorite teddy bears, and the family […]

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