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Guest artists: Jean-Dominique Gautier and Jean Ortiz

Caimanes: The Without-Waters In the village of Caimanes (population: 2,000) in the Valley of Choapas in Chile, the transnational mining company Minera Los Pelambres has privatized the community’s water and allegedly poisoned it with toxic tailings dust.  (This is a direct outcome of Chile’s … Continue reading

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Water: the next peak oil?

Will water be the next peak oil? Can anyone really own water? These are some of the questions filmmaker Irena Salina investigated as she traveled from South Africa to Bolivia, from India to the American Midwest, to make her award-winning … Continue reading

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