Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein’s call to raise funds to support vote recounts in three key states was met with ease late Wednesday, with the https://jillstein.nationbuilder.com/recount"}}">fundraiser quickly exceeding its $2 million goal.

Thursday, 07 April 2016 00:00

The United States of Flint

Our outdated infrastructure will fall apart if we don't invest in repairing it — that's just physics.

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The water crisis in Flint, Michigan is the perfect case for why our country needs more funding for infrastructure, not less.

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To date, over 25,000 children in Flint, Michigan, have been exposed to lead contamination from the city’s water supply. How did the water get that way?

Friday, 26 February 2016 00:00

Snyder's Advisers Knew Flint Water Was Toxic

New emails reveal that top advisers knew about problems with Flint water as far back as 2014, reinvigorating calls that 'the Governor must resign'

Academic pressure and financial motives has prohibited scientists from asking important questions

Residents and advocacy organizations are seeking outside intervention, and a complete overhaul of the state government

Senate Democrats said Wednesday they will push to address the water crisis in Flint, Michigan as part of a bipartisan energy bill being debated in the Senate.

While the state government mobilizes a massive response to the water crisis in Flint, handing out bottled water and filters to residents affected by lead-contaminated tap water, undocumented residents here feel left out.

Not only is the Michigan government poisoning residents, but now they are threatening to take their children for not paying for it.

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