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The Issue: TV show with Host Bruce Gagnon

Stop the East-West Corridor members were hosted on “The Issue.” Link to the show.

“Bottled Life”, A New Documentary Film

DW4L has not yet had the chance to view this film, but it is a documentary about Nestle’s business of bottling water.

Here is a link to information about the film: http://www.bottledlifefilm.com/index.php/nestle-and-water.html

If you watch it, please write a review by selecting “comment” below this post. Thanks!

Bottled Water Mob Action

Check out this great video that uses Mob Action to bring awareness to the impact of bottled water:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYnd5JRu86E

No to Nestle! Terri Swier representing Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation

In this video, Terri Swier describes the battle between Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation and the local community, and Nestle Waters North America.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NB0e3_DABgk

Rights of Mother Earth: Amy Goodman interviews Vandana Shive

Watch the video of Amy Goodman interviwing Vandana Shive about the Rights of Mother Earth, and other related topics. This is a broadcast from Democracy Now!:

http://www.democracynow.org/2011/4/22/earth_day_special_vandana_shiva_and

The fight to sell or save water? “Water on the Table” film review

by EZRA WINTON on JUNE 24, 2011

…the documentary focuses on…Maude Barlow, an activist who has dedicated most of her life to fighting for the access, preservation and protection of water. The doc has recently been released on DVD and should be immediately picked up by anyone interested in resource issues, the corporatization of the commons, and civic activism in general.

Water on the Table (WOTT) is impeccably photographed by Steve Cosens and Marshall with stunning images […]

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Nestle Workers Forced to Break their Backs before Getting Kicked to the Curb

This is a link to a up to date forum where Route Drivers share their experiences working for Nestle around the country. Here are people talking about working with no union, doing back breaking work, with hardly any advancement opportunities…

Reports on this forum are in stark contrast to the Nestle recruiting video that is also part of this link.

http://www.indeed.com/forum/cmp/Nestle-Waters-North-America/Nestle-Waters-Recruitment-Video-Route-Drivers/t69303

 

“When the Water Ends,” a 16-minute video about the increasingly dire drought conditions facing parts of East Africa.

“When the Water Ends,” a 16-minute video about the increasingly dire drought conditions facing parts of East Africa.

For thousands of years, nomadic herdsmen have roamed the harsh, semi-arid lowlands that stretch across 80 percent of Kenya and 60 percent of Ethiopia. Descendants of the oldest tribal societies in the world, they survive thanks to the animals they raise and the crops they grow, their travels determined by the search for water and grazing lands.

These herdsmen have long […]

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The Bottled Water Debate on CBS News.Com

Check out this Katie Couric interview with the TAPPED movie producer and a lobbyist for the bottled water industry!

The Cochabamba Water Wars: Marcela Olivera Reflects on the Tenth Anniversary of the Popular Uprising Against Bechtel and the Privatization of the City’s Water Supply

For more on this story, please also read: Water Wars: How One City’s Fight Against Bechtel Ignited a Movement Battling Water Privatization

Ten years ago this month, the Bolivian city of Cochabamba was at the center of an epic fight over one of the city’s most vital natural resources: its own water. The Water Wars occurred just months after the Battle of Seattle. The uprising against Bechtel on the streets of Cochabamba was seen as the embodiment of the […]

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