Watered down morality – Has the penny finally dropped on water privatisation?

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Thatcher’s privatisation programme of the eighties: energy, water and transport was marketed as progress – many bought into her idea that publicly funded services cannot function, and believed that privatisation meant improved services for consumers. Today, looking back it doesn’t … Continue reading

Big finance and the great sell-off of ‘our’ natural assets.

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Last year, Zygmunt Bauman, the Polish Sociologist, wrote of Capitalism:  “In the face of financial crisis, any hope that the parasite will die when it runs out of food is in vain…. I suspect that one of capitalism’s crucial assets … Continue reading

Re-Nationalise our Water!

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Morality of Profiteering from Thirst, Warmth and Shelter By Pam WHAT DO WE NEED? All people need shelter, food, warmth and water. Most would want also comfort and love – friendship and peace, to have a mate, love perhaps and … Continue reading