There’s much going on in Detroit these days as MWRO with members of the People’s Water Board and Food and Water Watch work to protect the human right to water. In the latest news, Detroit Water and Sewerage Dept. executives were told today by the federal bankruptcy court judge to come up with a better plan to help people whose water is being turned off.
To read more about this and recent stories, check out the links below.
We’ll be at this Friday’s, Stop the shutoffs, Turn on the water! rally and march at Cobo Center during Netroots Nation, led by allies from National Nurses United and the Robin Hood Tax. Join us there!!
- Judge Rhodes: Water shutoffs hurt Detroit’s reputation internationally, on freep.com, July 15, 2014.
- Low-wage Detroit Citizens Fight for Basic Necessities of Life in the Face of Corporate Onslaught, in LaborRadio.org, July 14, 2014.
- “Shame on you”: Maureen Taylor rips WDIV reporter, in Michigan Citizen, July 8, 2014.
- Water Crisis in Detroit: Putting Corporate Profit Ahead of Human Rights, in Blue Planet Project, June 26, 2014.
Water is a Human Right: Detroit Residents Seek U.N. Intervention as City Shuts Off Taps to Thousands, on DemocracyNow.org, June24, 2014.