DWB in the Press, Timeline


Friday, May 8th, 2015

Detroit nonprofit seeks help to turn power back on | The Detroit News

Christian ministry’s power shut off for not paying bills | Detroit Free Press


Friday, April 17, 2015

City water shut-offs to resume soon | The Detroit News


Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Detroit water customers protest rate hikes at hearing | The Detroit News

Detroit Water Shutoff Crisis: Public Water Brigade Grows | Triple Pundit

Activists blast proposed price for Detroit water | Detroit Free Press


Friday, February 6th, 2015

EDITORIAL: Detroit Water Brigade part of larger struggle | The Detroit News


Friday, January 23rd, 2015

From Detroit to Dublin, A Fight for the Right to Water | Foreign Policy In Focus


 Monday, January 12th, 2015

Detroit Water Brigade reflects on Ireland trip, looks forward to 2015 | Detroit Metro Times


Monday, January 5th, 2015

Detroit Part I: Extinguishing the homeless & shutting off human rights |


Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Stir it up: A big year for Detroit | Detroit Metro Times


Monday, December 15th, 2014

Histoire d’eau à Détroit | Journal Metro (Canada)


Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Detroit Water Brigade memento from Dublin Sinn Féin councillors | An Phoblacht (Ireland)


Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Water charges protesters gather outside County Hall | Independent (Ireland)

Zielone światło dla Detroit | Onet (Poland)


Friday, December 12th, 2014

Detroit Water Brigade to Fly Into Dublin | Independent (Ireland)

Detroit Water Brigade impressed by military precision of Irish protesters | Irish Examiner (Ireland)


Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Irlands Bürger schäumen über neue Wassergebühren | Wall Street Journal Deutschland (Germany)

Angry rally shouts “From Dublin to Detroit, water is a human right” | Irish Central (Ireland)

Thousands attend anti-water charge protest in Dublin | RTE (Ireland)

How the world saw Ireland’s water charge protests | Irish Times (Ireland)


Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Thousands Take to Streets to fight Ireland’s New Water Tax | NBC

Irish Protest Government Plan to Charge Households for Water | Wall Street Journal

In Austerity-Weary Ireland, Having to Pay for Water Is the Last Straw | Businessweek

Thousands take to the streets as anger at Irish water charges trends online | Metro (UK)

When Detroit Came to Dublin: International Water Warriors | Irish Times (Ireland)


Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

What’s the Detroit Water Brigade Doing In Ireland? | Good

From Motor City to Leinster House: Detroit Water Brigade have been busy since they’ve landed | The Journal (Ireland)

Preparations under way for Wednesday’s water protests | Irish Times (Ireland)

Kenny ‘out of touch’ over water levy anger | Irish Examiner (Ireland)


Monday, December 8th, 2014

Fed up with austerity, Irish mobilize against water charges | Aljazeera


Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Musicians and US campaigners join anti-water charges fray | Irish Times (Ireland)


Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Detroit Water Brigade to Protest in Ireland | Detroit News


Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

What’s all this about water cut-offs and demonstrations in Detroit? | The Journal (Ireland)


Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

‘Daily Show’ steps into Detroit water shutoffs | Detroit News

The Daily Show Takes On Detroit’s Water Crisis | Demos

From Ireland to Detroit: The Global Struggle Over Water | TeleSUR


Monday, November 17th, 2014

Detroit water shutoffs drop; Jon Stewart to chime in? | Detroit Free Press

‘Daily Show with Jon Stewart’ calls out Joe Louis Arena, Ford Field in Detroit water shutoffs story | MLive


Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Detroit water shutoffs will continue through winter | MLive


Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Detroit: economic recovery in a bankrupt city | Telegraph (UK)


Friday, November 14th, 2014

Opponents of Detroit water shut-offs to appear on ‘The Daily Show’ | Detroit Metro Times


Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Detroit activists to join Irish Waters protests in Dublin | Irish Central (Ireland)


Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Right2Water announces details of November 1 protests | (Ireland)


Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

UN Criticises Detroit for Shutting off Water | BBC News

UN Asks Detroit to Stop Water Shutoffs | Epoch Times


Friday, October 17th, 2014

Now the UN is intervening in Detroit’s water conflict. Could thirsty cities riot? | The Guardian

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Detroiters Vow Resistance After Judge Rules There is No Human Right to Water | ENews Park Forest


Monday, September 15th, 2014

Will Detroit’s New Water Deal Deal In the City’s Poor? | Non-Profit Quarterly

Detroiti tarbijaid tabas vanade veearvete uputus | Postimees (Estonia)


Tuesday, September 8th, 2014

Detroit: Trouble Over the Water | Episcopal Cafe

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

What shutting off running water to Detroiters reveals about city finances | The Economist


Friday, September 5th, 2014

Detroit Returns to Shutting Off Water on its Own Residents | Care 2


Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

As Moratorium Ends, Detroit Water Shutoffs to Start Up This Week | Non-Profit Quarterly

They Turned Her Water Off, Now She is Fighting Back | Acronym TV

Peters Profits From Detroit | Washington Free Beacon


Friday, August 22nd, 2014

In Detroit, Water Crisis Symbolizes Decline, and Hope | National Geographic


Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Detroit Water Brigade to Fetch Water from the Detroit River on Friday, August 22 | Park Forest News

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

(Video) Shutoff: Detroits Water War | Vice

Detroit Fights Back: Residents Battle for Water, Democracy and Human Rights | Ebony

(Video) Detroit Water Crisis – a Prelude to the Privatization of Water | Acronym TV | Op-Ed News


Friday, August 15th, 2014

In Detroit, Water, Water Everywhere, But Not a Drop for Many a Low-Income Kid | Youth Today


Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Detroit Water Shut-Off Action Figures | Circle of Blue


Monday, August 11th, 2014

Bay County water emergency draws attention across Michigan, U.S. | MLive

Detroit mayor’s water plan falls short of what is needed | Rabble


Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Detroit mayor announces water bill collection plan | Associated Press (AP)

Detroit mayor announces water bill collection plan | ABC News

New Detroit bill collection plans aimed at reducing water shut-offs: mayor | CTV News (Canada)

Detroit mayor announces plan to help people pay water bills | Michigan Radio

Detroit mayor offers new water plan after uproar | The Japan Times (Japan)

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Detroit Mayor announces new water plan after mass shutoffs bring human rights warning | Times Colonist

Detroit offers payment plans on water bills | South Bend Tribune


Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Thirsty Detroiters Demand End to Water Shut-Offs; Mayor Set to Respond | American Prospect


Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Detroit Activists Herald Partial Victory as City Regains Control of the Water | Truth-Out


Monday, August 4th, 2014

Detroit extends water shut-off pause until Aug. 25 |

Detroit activists herald partial victory as city regains control of the water | WNV


Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Detroit Water Dept. cuts deals, forgives debt | Fox 2 Detroit


Friday, August 1st, 2014

‘Partial Victory’ in Detroit Water Crisis as City Regains Power of Resource | Common Dreams


Thursday, July 31th, 2014

Despite Moratorium, Detroit Water Worries Remain | Associated Press (AP)


Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Detroit Runs Dry | Aljazeera

In Detroit’s water wars, a pause that refreshes | The Grist


Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

DWSD to host Detroit water fair August 2 | Detroit Metro Times

Disconnected in Detroit | London School of Economics and Political Science

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Detroit water crisis sparks impassioned grassroots activism | MSNBC’s ‘The Grio’


Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Detroit’s Mayor Launches 501(c)(4) | Non-Profit Quarterly


Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Detroit fights for water while Nestle extracts it during Drought | RT

Willoughby guitar shop raffling off guitars for Detroit Water Brigade | News Herald

Thousands march in Detroit as “heartless” water shut-offs continue | Truthout


Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

DWSD to host water fair in wake of 15 day moratorium on Detroit water shutoffs | Detroit Metro Times

Detroit Protesters Win Temporary Reprieve From Water Shut-Offs | Mintpress News


Monday, July 21st, 2014

Direct Action to Survive | Truthout

DWSD to host water fair in wake of 15 day moratorium on Detroit water shutoffs | Detroit Metro Times


Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Standing Up to Disaster Capitalism in Detroit |

A Detroit Resident and Activist Speaks of Going Forward | DailyKos

Protesters march as 40% of water customers in Detroit face shutoff | Columbus Dispatch


Friday, July 18th, 2014

Life without water makes for some difficult choices for Detroit residents |Detroit Free Press


Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Water running dry in Detroit? | Amsterdam News

Standing Up to Disaster Capitalism in Detroit | The Nation

Four things you should know about Detroit’s water crisis | Grist


Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Orr ‘very supportive’ of Detroit water shut-offs for nonpayment |


Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Detroit water shutoff protesters claim public health state of emergency | MLive

Protests, arrests, and spin sessions mark shutoff battle | Detroit Metro Times

Canadian Group Wades Into Detroit’s Water Woes | Epoch Times


Monday, July 14th, 2014

One group in Detroit is providing water to those in need | MPR

Civil Disobedience Underway to Fight Detroit Water Shutoffs | Non-Profit Quarterly


Sunday, July 13th, 2014

Good Karma Series – starts again – The Detroit Water Brigade | BubbleWS


Saturday, July 12th, 2014

Arrestan en Detroit personas no pagan suministro de agua | Diario Horizonte


Friday, July 11th, 2014

Detroit Residents Stage Civil Disobedience over Water Shutoffs; Activist Charity Hicks Dies | Democracy Now

As Netroots Nation comes to Detroit, over 14,000 residents have already had their water shut off | Daily Kos

Against Austerity in Detroit: ‘Water Is a Human Right’ | The Nation

Video: ‘Escalating Resistance’ In Detroit As Residents Block Water Shut-Offs | Mintpress News

Help send water to Detroiters in need | FireDogLake


Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello joins fight against Detroit water shut-offs; march planned | MLive

Detroit Water Brigade Addresses Human Rights Crisis As Government Fails To Ensure Access to Water | Uprising

Detroit activists block trucks sent to shut off water | Aljazeera

Detroit Water Shutoff Protesters Arrested | Fox 2 Detroit My Fox DC and My Fox Atlanta

Clergy members among 8 arrested at Detroit water shutoff protest | Detroit Free Press

Activists oppose Detroit’s water war | WNV

Pastors, Community leaders arrested blocking Homrich gates to stop Detroit water shut-offs | Voice of Detroit


Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Detroit water shut-offs prompt protestors to carry Windsor H2O cross border | The Windsor Star

Detroit’s Orwellian Water Crisis: Is Water Dept. Engaging in Selective Shutoffs? | Michigan Chronicle

Detroit water department to crack down on businesses with overdue bills |


Monday, July 7th, 2014

Congressman Conyers to seek federal aid for those cut off from Detroit water |

Help on the way for Detroiters cut off from water | MLive

Detroit Water Shutoffs: A Human Rights Crisis Turning to Tragedy | Non-Profit Quarterly

WATCH: Congressman John Conyers addresses Detroit water shutoffs | Michigan Citizen


Friday July 4th, 2014

We must support Detroit’s fight for the right to water | The Ecologist

Water and Human Rights in Detroit | CounterPunch


Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Canadians fight to keep water on for 79,000 Detroit delinquents | CBC News


Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Detroit citizens vow direct action to protect their right to water |


Monday, June 30th, 2014

The Human Rights Crisis in Detroit | MSNBC

This woman wants the UN to keep Detroit from shutting people’s water off | Vice


Sunday, June 29th, 2014

Let It Rip Weekend: Water Shutoffs (we debate the water dept live) | Fox 2 Detroit


Saturday, June 28th, 2014

Detroit Water Brigade plans water distribution | Popular Resistance


Friday, June 27th, 2014

Cutting off water to Detroit’s poor ‘an affront on human rights, says UN |

Thousands face water shut-offs in Detroit |

Will Detroit’s Water be Privatized | Shareable


Thursday, June 26th, 2014

USA/Detroit: 300.000 Bürgern wird das Wasser abgestellt | ShortNews (Germany)

Detroit começa a cortar água de quem não paga conta | Exame (Brazil)


Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Detroit’s Water War: a tap shut-off that could impact 300,000 people | The Guardian

UN Response on Detroit: Disconnecting water from people who cannot pay – an affront to human rights, say UN experts |


Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Detroit cuts off water to 700,000 poor residents | Vocativ

Al Sharpton: “There is a human rights crisis happening right now in Detroit” as city shuts off water for thousands |


Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Detroit Shutting Off Water for Poor While Corporations Go Scott-Free | AATTP

Apartheid in Detroit: Water for Corporations, Not for People |