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Public water and electricity are back in vogue! Yet many state-owned utilities are now undergoing “corporatization”: they have legal autonomy and manage their own finances. Is this a positive development in the struggle for equitable public services? Or a slippery slope toward privatization? SPANISH and FRENCH captions available, click “CC”   Read More ...

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The local population of the village of Demmerin southern Tunisia has been organized in a ‘communal’ system that guaranteed it a certain coherence and a ‘know-how’ of living together, that covered almost all aspects of life, from the rules of grazing and the conservation of resources, including management of alliances,   Read More ...

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On Monday, February 24, at 19.30, SaveGreekWater the initiative for the non privatization of water in Greece presented the information campaign “Something’s up with the water” in the crowded first floor of the Art Meeting Point CAMP at Kotzia Square. Over 150 people attended the event, during which SaveGreekWater presented   Read More ...

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Rosia Montana is a small village in the heart of Romanian Transylvania. Its natural, cultural and historic heritage is of an inestimable value. Today an open-pit gold and silver mining project threatens to destroy this village and forever pollute its groundwater. This project, one of the largest in the world,   Read More ...

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The Platform for Public and Community Partnership of the Americas, a project of the Red VIDA, made a documentary that reflects the cooperation and exchange between two water systems in Cochabamba, Bolivia. “All for One and One for All” is a documentary full of testimonials (in spanish with subtitles in   Read More ...

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Shareholders and leaders of Antofagasta Minerals, which owned Minera Los Pelambres, express a viewpoint on the situation in Caimanes (Chile), severely affected by their investments. The June 12, 2013 in London, at the General Assembly of Antofagasta Minerals PLC -Chilean company listed on the stock exchange in London- were present   Read More ...

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Damocracy is a documentary that debunks the myth of large-scale dams as clean energy and a solution to climate change. It records the priceless cultural and natural heritage the world will lose in the Amazon and Mesopotamia if two planned large-scale dams are built, Belo Monte dam in Brazil and   Read More ...

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An inspiring video animation about how cities are reversing water privatisation to regain public control. This video explores water ‘remunicipalisation’ in Buenos Aires and Paris, looking at the challenges and benefits of reclaiming public water. It calls on citizens worldwide to mobilize around this option.

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