The criminalization of artists is part of a larger war on public space. It’s coinciding with a war on public good. And privatization is being implemented on our public schools, on our water, our healthcare.”

— Antonio Cosme, on Democracy Now!

Media Coverage of the case:


For more background on the Detroit Water Crisis:

  • Detroit Is Ground Zero in the New Fight for Water Rights by Laura Gottesdiener. “As many as 25,000 families are at risk of having their water shut off. These activists are fighting back…”
  • Mapping the Water Crisis by We the People of Detroit Community Research Collective. “Visualizing publicly accessible data to understand the geographic and systematic impact of austerity policies on the City of Detroit…”