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Forum Post: Nestle Sued For California Drought Crime

Posted 3 years ago on Oct. 17, 2015, 6:30 p.m. EST by Nevada1 (5843)
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[-] 4 points by Nevada1 (5843) 3 years ago

Nestle CEO said: Water is not a humane right, and should be privatized.


[-] 5 points by beautifulworld (22910) 3 years ago

Beware of libertarians. They want to privatize and commodify everything including the cells in your body and the air you breathe. They'll stop at nothing. They know that with their great wealth they will always be on top in a capitalist system and especially if it's free-wheeling and unregulated.

[-] 4 points by Nevada1 (5843) 3 years ago

Well said. Everything is weaponized.

[-] 3 points by beautifulworld (22910) 3 years ago

War and profit go hand in hand because you need militarization to protect and hoard and commodify the resources that have "value."

[-] 4 points by turbocharger (1756) 3 years ago

Don't forget the Tragedy of the Commons either. Its a delicate balance.

Probably every item needs its own consideration, but there is certainly something to be said about people not taking responsibility in certain situations.

[-] 3 points by beautifulworld (22910) 3 years ago

Well said. It's so true. I think one of the problems with America is that we are so far gone as individualists and capitalists and so pitted against one another in competition that we have collectively forgotten what it means to be "collective" and hence, we've forgotten the Commons and even the Social Contract.