Victory! New York City just ended its contract with notorious water privatizer Veolia. Now, it’s time to stop Veolia in its tracks across the U.S. Send a message to Mayor de Blasio thanking him for dumping Veolia and standing up for public water. We’ll take these messages to the U.S. Conference of Mayors -- a forum where Veolia has long peddled its contracts -- to show mayors across the U.S. that thousands of people support public water.
On Jun 28th, Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta will decide whether or not to renew its contract with its on-site McDonald’s. Send CEO John Haupert a message: It’s time for junk food in hospitals to go the way of tobacco. Kick McDonald’s out!
Wisconsin’s Rep. Gwen Moore just issued a powerful public letter calling on the World Bank to stop funding and promoting water privatization pending an independent review and congressional hearings. Rep. Moore’s leadership in challenging water privatization and violations of the human right to water is powerful: she is the Ranking Member of a U.S. House subcommittee with jurisdiction over World Bank affairs. Send a message thanking Rep. Moore and encouraging her to continue her leadership.
Call Nancy Pelosi and tell her to publicly oppose fast track and the TPP. In your own words, tell her why she should publicly oppose the TPP. We've included a few suggestions.
- Water privatization, backed by the World Bank, has been devastating for the city of Nagpur, India. Residents face everything from contaminated wate to irregular access to skyrocketing rate hikes. Despite this, the World Bank is promoting Nagpur’s privatization as a success story -- to replicate in as many as 600 cities across India. Tell the World Bank to stop pushing water privatization in India.
British American Tobacco has been implicated in conducting illegal activities in Africa. A documentary by the BBC revealed that BAT engaged in corporate espionage and bribed politicians and policymakers in the name of buying political influence and undermining tobacco control policies.