Global deficit hawks are driving forward with their austerity programs. They don’t get it – private firms, despite having piles of cash, will not let go of the purse strings if we fail to make adequate infrastructure investments.
Isn't it amazing that the one commodity we truly can't live without is not traded on any exchange? Corn, wheat, sugar and every other edible commodity wouldn't survive without it... and neither would we. Modern humans use fresh, clean water for more than just sustenance.