Maude Barlow is the national chairperson of the Council of Canadians, chairperson of Food and Water Watch in the U.S., and co-founder of the Blue Planet Project, which is instrumental in the international community in working for the right to water for all people.


Jerry Mander, Paradigm Warrior

One of the great intellectual and strategic leaders of the global economic justice movement, Jerry Mander, died this week. His charge to us: don’t give up because you lost the first round. Educate movements and the public to fight back.

The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water

The three water crises – dwindling freshwater supplies, inequitable access to water and the corporate control of water – pose the greatest threat of our time to the planet and to our survival.

Associate Fellow