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How Nestle Makes Billions Bottling Free Water

Nestle, the world’s largest food and beverage company, bottles Michigan’s water for next to nothing and sells it at great profit. And the state has just approved its request to pump even more, despite the failed promise of jobs and 80,000 public comments against Nestle. Meanwhile, just two hours away, Flint still doesn’t have clean water. AJ+’s Dena Takruri meets those who have a stake in this fight, including local environmentalists, a tribal citizen, ordinary residents and a Nestle spokeswoman.

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Flint Still Doesn’t Have Clean Water After 4 Years

AJ+’s Dena Takruri returns to Flint for the 4-year anniversary of the water crisis. Officials here say the water is safe, but residents still don’t trust them. And since the state of Michigan stopped providing free bottled water, people here are forced to pay some of the highest bills in the country for water they don’t even use. When will this crisis be over?

This Is Life In A West Bank Refugee Camp

Ahmad is 18 and lives in the Balata refugee camp, the biggest in the occupied West Bank. His grandparents were forcibly removed from Jaffa during the creation of Israel. There’s only 32 miles between Balata and Jaffa, but Ahmad can only dream of seeing his homeland. He’s not allowed into Israel.

Gun Control: America’s Got A Gun Problem

Charleston. Lafayette. Aurora. Sandy Hook. Columbine. Mass gun shootings are almost always in the news, and nothing seems to stop them. Why can’t America control its guns and its killers?

(Note: At 0:29 in this video, we mistakenly used a picture from the Chattanooga attack instead of the Charleston mass shooting.)