Thursday, July 9, 2020

Tag: Flint Water crisis

As Flint water crisis enters sixth year, ‘astounding’ report exposes lies...

"Coronavirus is the biggest story in the country, and rightfully so. But today, this enormous, exclusive, and damning story should be a very, very close second."

At least 2% of U.S. public water systems are like Flint’s...

More than five years after Flint’s water crisis first hit the news, the city has successfully lowered the lead levels in its...

No justice: Prosecutors throw out charges in Flint water crisis

“Words cannot express how disappointed I am that justice continues to be delayed and denied to the people of my city."

New search warrants in Flint water crisis probe raise serious and...

"The people of Flint deserve answers. Hopefully this investigation will yield them. And there needs to be accountability for those involved in creating this crisis, including former Governor Snyder."

Flint: 5 years later, and our water is more threatened than...

High levels of lead leached from the old pipes, poisoning a generation of Flint's children, and bacteria responsible for an outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease killed more than a dozen residents.

World to Flint kids: We still see you

“I wanted every kid in Flint to be reminded that the world sees them, supports them and loves them.”

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, August 22

Paul Manafort found guilty, Michael Cohen pleads guilty, EPA admits Trump would sacrifice lives for coal, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, July 27, 2018

What you need to know about the Democratic Socialists of America, as Trump Administration misses family reunification deadline, children protest "horrific" immigration policy, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Another oil spill, fracking fuels climate change, Mueller investigates Blackwater founder Erik Prince, and more.

Michigan to stop giving bottled water to Flint residents

Over 12,000 lead or galvanized steel pipes that could potentially bring lead-contaminated water are still in use.

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Trump, Tulsa, and the rise of military dissent...

President Trump threatens to cut federal funding for schools who do not fully reopen...

The Trump administration believes pushing for a nationwide open for in-person classes come fall will be a critical move to just-start the suffering economy. The Trump administration believes pushing for a nationwide open for in-person classes come fall will be a critical move to just-start the suffering economy.

Why Trump wants to kill the biggest environmental law you’ve never heard of

NEPA is one of the biggest federal policies ever enacted to protect our environment. But Trump is out to gut it — here's why.

His own worst enemy, Trump drowns in his own swamp

Thus does Trump bring down the very doom and gloom, if not carnage, on himself invoked by his own lies and fear-mongering.

Fossil fuels’ ‘net-zero’ carbon emissions scam is something humanity doesn’t have time for

Why vague commitments by fossil fuel corporations to “zero out” carbon emissions don’t add up.