In Italy, and across the world, local water must be administered for the common good of the community – il bene comune – and not treated as a market commodity.
Bottlers need to label the source of their water and provide honest information on their bottles instead of making spurious marketing claims.
The United Nations is voting on safe drinking water as a human right.
Questions arise about the reliability of data in company-produced studies the EPA considers when determining whether drinking water is safe.
Unless we protect headwater streams, our drinking water could be contaminated.
Chances are that your city’s tap water, which is inspected several times daily, is at least as pure (and often more so) than the pricey stuff.
The three water crises dwindling freshwater supplies, inequitable access to water and the corporate control of water pose the greatest threat of our time to the planet and to our survival.
All this talk of peace runs straight up against the major increases in military spending and the acquisition of ever more sophisticated weaponry.
Noam Chomsky looks at the increasing power and coordination of the countries of the Global South.
China makes, the world takes. And that includes pollution.
We’re so beyond the Cold War and September 11th that weve entered a new era altogether. FPIF columnist Michael T. Klare warns us all to get ready and tighten our belts.