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CHARACTERS ¡Cochabamba Water War in Bolivia í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ ❮BOOKS❯ ⚣ ¡Cochabamba Water War in Bolivia Author Oscar Olivera – Historically a common trust water is now bought and sold as a private commodity With billions at the mercy of an unrestrainAnized an opposition and the dramatic struggles that eventually defeated the privatizersWith hard won political savvy Olivera reflects on major themes that emerged from the war over water the fear and isolation that Cochabambinos faced with a spirit of solidarity and mutual aid the challenges of democratically administering the city’s water supply and the impact of the water wars on subseuent resistanceOscar Olivera is president of the Cochabamba Federation of Factory Workers and winner of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize Tom Lewis is Latin America editor for the International Socialist Review and professor of Spanish at the University of Iowa. Down with whitety People power in the disco hour

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Historically a common trust water is War in Epub #181 now bought and sold as a private commodity With billions at the mercy of an unrestrained marketplace it is easy to understand why this precious resource is at the center of ¡Cochabamba Water PDF the international movement working to turn back the rising tide of corporate globalizationThe triumphant struggle of grassroots activists in Cochabamba Bolivia sounded a significant opening salvo in the water wars In water warriors there regained control of Water War in PDF #9734 their water supply and defied all odds by driving out the transnational corporation that had stolen their water in the first place ¡. At points very dense but a really interesting account of people power in action

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¡Cochabamba Water War in BoliviaCochabamba is the story of the first great victory against corporate globalization in Latin America Oscar Olivera a year old machinist who helped shape and lead a movement that brought thousands of ordinary people to the streets powerfully conveys the perspective of a committed participant in a victorious and inspirational rebellionThe beloved and highly respected Olivera relates the selling of the city’s water supply to Aguas del Tunari a subsidiary of US based Bechtel the subseuent astronomical rise in water prices and the refusal of poverty strapped Bolivians to pay them Olivera brings us to the front lines of a movement chronicling how the people org. Although the back and forth between various authors made it a bit disjointed I appreciated the firsthand accounts of how ordinary working Bolivians organized themselves to take on a major corporation The authors were upfront about the challenges and what the leadership could have done better and also discussed the aftermath of the war ie having to organize a community controlled water system My only major complaint is that I wanted