Emma Lui

Emma Lui is an activist, a writer and a contributor to the book "Corporatizing Canada: Making Business out of Public Service." She is the Social Media Coordinator for the Ottawa Water Study/Action Group and a member of the La Pêche Women's March Network. Emma is currently on a year-long sabbatical from the Council of Canadians, where she had been the Water Campaigner for more than eight years. She has an MA in Political Economy and a BA in Human Rights and Law from Carleton University. Her areas of interest include water and climate justice, Indigenous solidarity as well as food and nutrition.

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May 9, 2019
"Capitalism Isn't Working" Photo: Jonny White/Flickr

Protecting water in a post-capitalist economy

Emma Lui
Grassroots groups and the water justice movement will play a critical role in building an alternative post-capitalist economy, one that prioritizes water justice over profit.
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Jun 13, 2018
Bottled water. Image: Flickr

Water for Flint, not for Nestlé

Emma Lui
The corporate takeover of water around the Great Lakes and the violations of the human right to water and Indigenous rights shows that access to water often falls along racial, class and other lines.

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