Labour and civil society groups including African Women Wash Network (AWWHN) and Echoes of Women in Africa (EWN) Thursday took to the streets of Lagos to condemn plans by the Lagos State Government and the World Bank to privatise water resources in the state.
Doctors, parents and community members are calling on Texas Children's and Ben Hospitals to boot McDonald's from its premises due to health concerns.
There are fewer than 20 hospitals left in the country with a McDonald's inside.
The vote on a bill written to help corporations buy municipal water systems was scrapped in the state Senate on Tuesday in the face of opposition from nearly 20 groups, including the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, which withdrew its support late last week.
To disaster capitalists, Flint’s sick children present an opportunity for privatization and profit.
While the tragedy of Flint’s poison pipes has shocked the public, the political drama unfolding in the backdrop may be a prelude to even more self-inflicted destruction through a one-two punch of austerity and privatization.