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.
Critics say few healthy options a mixed message
The elevator door slides open onto the third floor of Texas Children's Hospital's clinical care center and suddenly there is that smell. Something distinctive. Something familiar. Something oh-so-deep-fried.
A bill to make it easier for private companies from outside Wisconsin to buy ailing public drinking water systems is coming under fire from critics who say it would hamstring the ability of citizens to block sales of vital public assets.