[Marxism] Fwd: Pay Rent or Drink Water: The Human Rights Crisis in Detroit Escalates
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Tue Nov 4 07:41:22 MST 2014
The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department has been disconnecting water
services all spring and summer from households who have not paid bills
for two months, and has sped up the process since early June. Now the
number of disconnections is rising to around 3,000 customers per week.
As a result, some 27,000 households have had their water services
disconnected so far this year. Many activists have stated that Detroit's
water system is being prepared for privatization by the 1 percent.
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