It is time to stop calling the financial industry executives who are buying up freshwater “investors” or “hedge fund managers” and instead call them “drought profiteers.” I mean, you can also call them vultures and parasites. They all apply quite well. Come up with your own names for them. Get creative with it. Really listen to your
Drought profiteers – financial industry executives buying up public freshwater resources in a time of increasing drought – are pushing the US water supply to the brink of collapse, reports Lee Camp.