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Flint Water Crisis
Flint Water Crisis news and analysis from The Nation
June 8, 2016
Dry Taps and Lagoons of Sewage: What America’s Water Crisis Looks Like
A new report finds that safe water and sanitation are increasingly unaffordable for millions of Americans.
April 27, 2016
Lead Poisoning in Flint Is More Than a Health Crisis
It’s also an economic disaster.
April 1, 2016
Private Infrastructure Contracting May Be a Quick Way to Round Up Capital, but Does It Create Lasting Jobs?
To avoid “disaster capitalism,” community organizations need to be deeply involved.
March 21, 2016
What I Saw in Flint
Residents have lost faith in the system, but they are also ready to fight.
Rep. Keith Ellison
March 18, 2016
Only 1 Budget Proposal Makes Any Sense
The Congressional Progressive Caucus plan goes after bloated spending on the military-industrial complex—and reinvests in people.
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March 11, 2016
The Pediatrician Who Helped Uncover the Dangers of Lead Has Some Advice for Flint
Dr. Philip Landrigan says we should not give up on the Michigan city's poisoned kids. We should give them support, resources, and early intervention services as soon as possible.
February 25, 2016
Letters From the March 14, 2016, Issue
Southern discomfort… what’s gender got to do with it?… no nukes are good nukes… Flint without fire…
February 18, 2016
Letters From the March 7, 2016, Issue
Deadly inequality… northern lights… such stuff as dreams are made on… mixed-up priorities…
February 17, 2016
Flint Is the Predicted Outcome of Michigan’s Long, Dangerous History With ‘Emergency Managers’
For years, I have joined voters, other elected officials, and even courts in warning that the right-wing takeover of local government would end this way.
Rep. John Conyers
February 16, 2016
Michael Moore’s New Film Playfully Skewers US Exceptionalism
A powerful, optimistic, and radical demonstration of what can be achieved by thinking outside the box—or, in this case, our borders.
Katrina vanden Heuvel