The Privatization of Water: Nestlé Denies that Water is a Fundamental Human Right

Published on Global, by Kevin Samson, April 20, 2013.

The current Chairman and former CEO of Nestlé, the largest producer of food products in the world, believes that the answer to global water issues is privatization. This statement is on record from the wonderful company that has peddled junk food in the Amazon, has invested money to thwart the labeling of GMO-filled products, has a disturbing health and ethics record for its infant formula, and has deployed a cyber army to monitor Internet criticism and shape discussions in social media … //

… Why? Because if the community had fresh water piped in, it would deprive Nestlé of its lucrative market in water bottled under the Pure Life brand.

In the subtitled video below, from several years back, Brabeck discusses his views on water, as well as some interesting comments concerning his view of Nature — that it is “pitiless” — and, of course, the obligatory statement that organic food is bad and GM is great. In fact, according to Brabeck, you are essentially an extremist to hold views opposite to his own. His statements are important to review as we continue to see the world around us become reshaped into a more mechanized environment in order to stave off that pitiless Nature to which he refers.

The conclusion to this segment is perhaps the most revealing about Brabeck’s worldview, as he highlights a clip of one of his factory operations. Evidently, the savior-like role of the Nestlé Group in ensuring the health of the global population should be graciously welcomed. Are you convinced?
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Water Rights Tear at an Indian Reservation, on New York Times NYT, by Jack Healy, April 21, 2013;
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes;
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SB 347 takes away water rights, on The Montana Standard, April 21, 2013;

Water Rights – What’s Wrong? on Grassroots International, by Nikhil Aziz, March 22, 2010;

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