Without water, people cannot live a life with dignity – they have no water for drinking, cooking, bathing, flushing toilets and keeping their clothes and houses clean.
The graphic demonstrates the important connections among the Bankruptcy Plan of Adjustment, Emergency Management, Detroit Public Schools, Water Shutoffs, Future Detroit and the Blight Task Force. They are all facets of Structural Racism and the Policy of Austerity.
Detroit’s decision to cut off water to thousands of residents this month has provoked an international outcry. Yet, while it’s encouraging to hear U.N. experts say the shut off policy […]