Sunday, July 12, 2020

Tag: Michigan

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."

Mayor indicted on federal bribery and fraud charges

“The unearthing of allegedly blatant corruption at the top levels of government in the City of Taylor should disturb every citizen of our state."

‘Obscene’: Mike Pence breaks 121-year ban on driving on Michigan’s Mackinac...

Pence landed on the island by helicopter and then took the eight-car motorcade to and from the hotel.

Police officer placed on leave after KKK paraphernalia found at home

“The stuff that was on the walls was like, ‘You don’t want this house, stay away, keep out.’”

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.

Judge determines Flint residents can sue US government for water crisis

“The EPA was well aware that the Flint River was highly corrosive and posed a significant danger of lead leaching” into residents’ homes.

Shutoffs continue as people of Detroit fight for water as a...

Michigan has meanwhile presented itself as the ground zero of water problems, as the people of Detroit worked to make themselves a model for solutions.

Shutoffs continue as the people of Detroit fight for water as...

“That’s why a lot of people in Detroit are choosing water over medicine, water over rent, water over new shoes for their kids." “Because it’s such a huge percentage of people’s income right now.”

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Key US ally indicted for organ trade murder scheme

Is this the final unraveling of the Western narrative of "humanitarian intervention" in Kosovo, and a crack in the "accountability-free zone" of impunity for U.S. and allied war crimes?

A ‘historic day’ as federal judge orders shutdown and removal of Dakota Access Pipeline

This is the first time a federal judge has closed an operating pipeline for environmental reasons.

Who for Veep?

The big question for Bernie-ites is who they want for vice-president.

The social impact of the Second Amendment

The state should be permitted to disarm its citizens to the extent it judges necessary to protect its own strength to protect its society.

California bill to establish nation’s second public bank applauded as ‘historic challenge to Wall...

"We can structure a bank that actually is accountable to the people and does what the people want it to do."