Blue Gold: The Battle Against Corporate Theft of World's Water

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McClelland & Stewart, Sep 3, 2010 - Political Science - 296 pages
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In this international bestseller, currently available in more than a dozen countries, Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke describe the real and worsening global water crisis, and reveal the plans of transnational corporations to profit from it. The authors present both a compelling case and a practical plan for fighting back against the corporate takeover of this most precious natural resource.


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Blue Gold: The Fight to Stop the Corporate Theft of the World's Water

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This well-researched book provides a sobering, in-depth look at the growing scarcity of fresh water and the increasing privatization and corporate control of this nonrenewable resource. Barlow ... Read full review

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A very important book for anyone concerned to stop corporate transnationals from profiteering from the destruction of the world's water supply . It is shocking and compelling because the privatization of water has already led to many deaths and a massive loss of living habitats for people and animals, but it is not a doom mongering book. It provides practical ideas about how to stop this disaster before it is too late.
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About the author (2010)

Maude Barlow is the National Chairperson of The Council of Canadians, a Director with the International Forum on Globalization, and co-founder of the Blue Planet Project. She is the best-selling author or co-author of 13 books. Tony Clarke is the director of the Polaris Institute of Canada, and chairs the committee on corporations for the International Forum on Globalization. Together, Barlow and Clarke have co-authored three books on the Multilateral Agreement on Investment, and were the Canadian leaders in the successful struggle to scuttle that deal.


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