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Title: Earth Day Film "Blue Gold"
START DATE: Monday April 22
TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details:
San Jose Peace and Justice Center
48 South 7th St.
San Jose CA 95112
Event Type: Screening
In honor of Earth Day (April 22nd) we will be putting on environmental programs during the month of April.

"Blue Gold: World Water Wars"
About the film: In every corner of the globe, we are polluting, diverting, pumping, and wasting our limited supply of fresh water at an expediential level as population and technology grows. The rampant overdevelopment of agriculture, housing and industry increase the demands for fresh water well beyond the finite supply, resulting in the desertification of the earth.

Corporate giants force developing countries to privatize their water supply for profit. Wall Street investors target desalination and mass bulk water export schemes. Corrupt governments use water for economic and political gain. Military control of water emerges and a new geo-political map and power structure forms, setting the stage for world water wars.

We follow numerous worldwide examples of people fighting for their basic right to water, from court cases to violent revolutions to U.N. conventions to revised constitutions to local protests at grade schools. As Maude Barlow proclaims, “This is our revolution, this is our war”. A line is crossed as water becomes a commodity. Will we survive?

Visit http://www.bluegold-worldwaterwars.com for more info about the film

Suggested Donation $5-10

Sponsored by San Jose Peace and Justice Center



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