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Who Owns The Water?

February 2008

Please join Grassroots International, the Jamaica Plain Forum and Food and Water Watch for a conversation with special guest Maude Barlow, a leading global water activist, and author of Blue Covenant.

Please join us for this free community event!

First Church in Jamaica Plain
6 Eliot St.
Jamaica Plain, MA

The “water wars” are on the horizon. Just like oil today. We suffer a moral predicament as big corporations reap windfall profits from privatizing water while billions go thirsty. But who owns our water in the first place? How can we protect this common resource for all, now and forever?

There is no one better to address this issue and provide us with hopeful direction than world renowned global expert on water rights, Maude Barlow. Maude will discuss how protecting our water sources from corporate interests is as crucial as curbing greenhouse gas emissions. Furthermore, she will lay out the actions that we as global citizens must take to secure a water-just world – a “blue covenant” for all.

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