"On July 6, 2009, Asmus wrote an opinion-based article for the Sacramento Bee, entitled 'You'd Think Water Would be a Basic Right.' In the article, he talks about how people in some of the poorest regions of the world, whether it is Nairobi, Kenya or Central California or elsewhere, lack the fundamental right to clean
and safe water. Whether these people have a voice or not, it is
ultimately up to the politicians to decide their fate."