With most of the Praries and the West Coast facing fires, a water crisis in the United States, as major lakes in the western United States are depleted of water (e.g. Lake Powell which supplies water to Nevada, Arizona and California has lost half its water), water should be an important issue for our politicians and this federal election. We need to determine how this important resource is preserved and how treaties will impact control of water. Instead very little has been said about this issue in the debates accordng to rabble.ca blogger Emma Lui.
If water is an important issue for you, read her great article H2O in #elxn42: Your guide to water and the federal election and ask the people vying for your vote what they will do about water.
Thank you for reading this story...
More people are reading rabble.ca than ever and unlike many news organizations, we have never put up a paywall – at rabble we’ve always believed in making our reporting and analysis free to all. But media isn’t free to produce. rabble’s total budget is likely less than what big corporate media spend on photocopying (we kid you not!) and we do not have any major foundation, sponsor or angel investor. Our only supporters are people and organizations -- like you. This is why we need your help.
If everyone who visits rabble and likes it chipped in a couple of dollars per month, our future would be much more secure and we could do much more: like the things our readers tell us they want to see more of: more staff reporters and more work to complete the upgrade of our website.
We’re asking if you could make a donation, right now, to set rabble on solid footing in 2017.