Length: (7 mins.) ... Date: (Mar 2016) ... Source: https://youtu.be/udyx9u5LJeo

The strategy: to prey on citizens' natural desire to improve their situation, or just put food on the table for their family. And when their bluff is called, marginalise dissenting voices, painting those people as outliers.

(Update Oct '17) Bowing to the pressure of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, local residents, and thousands of petitioners, Governor Kate Brown ordered state officials in October 2017 to stop the exchange of water rights that Nestlé needed to seal the deal.

When Nestlé came to Cascade Locks

... the community fought back

And there were consequences. The division between local government and citizens has sown serious strife in the community. One city counselor who dared to oppose Nestlé lost her tourism job. This is how Nestlé operates—they come in, host a few community picnics with hot dogs, hamburgers, and oh yes, bottled water, and promise big money for economically strapped communities.

... and won

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