Corporations & their agents Archives: Nestlé

Below Mount Shasta, a Fight Burbles over Bottled Water

Selling water to Nestlé, Crystal Geyser and others could strain aquifers.      by Jane Braxton Little / High Country News Mount Shasta reigns over Siskiyou County, a commanding presence even when cloaked in clouds. The snow on its flanks percolates into a vast underground aquifer of volcanic tunnels and bubbling springs. Steeped in legend and … Continue reading Below Mount Shasta, a Fight Burbles over Bottled Water

Corporate Developers Seize Indigenous Lands in Brazil and Hire Hit Men to Murder Residents

By Renata Bessi and Santiago Navarro F., Translated by Miriam Taylor / Truthout In an effort to make way for new investment projects, the Brazilian government and transnational corporations have been taking over ancestral indigenous lands, triggering a rise in murders of indigenous people in Brazil. According to the report, “Violence Against Indigenous People in Brazil,” recently published … Continue reading Corporate Developers Seize Indigenous Lands in Brazil and Hire Hit Men to Murder Residents

Activists March Against Nestlé On Bridge of The Gods

August 29, 2015 This morning, activists marched across The Bridge of the Gods to protest a proposed Nestlé bottled-water plant at Cascade Locks, Oregon. The bridge is only opened once a year for pedestrian traffic. Hundreds of sightseers and community members gather for the stunning view of the Columbia River. Today, they were joined by … Continue reading Activists March Against Nestlé On Bridge of The Gods

Sacramento Protest of Nestlé Water Theft

As California suffers record drought, activists recently organized resistance to corporate water theft from the humans and non-humans who depend on it in this area. This protest cuts past the paradigm of blaming ourselves as individual “consumers”, instead placing the focus on those who actually control the vast majority of the resources. Until we stop … Continue reading Sacramento Protest of Nestlé Water Theft

Indigenous people in Mexico organizing resistance against corporate wind farms

By Jennifer M. Smith / Upside-Down World More than five centuries after Colombus’ arrival in the Americas, the invasion of European powers continues to threaten traditional ways of life in indigenous communities in Mexico.  The conflict against the corporate takeover of the ancestral lands of the Huave, or Ikoots people, in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec … Continue reading Indigenous people in Mexico organizing resistance against corporate wind farms