Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Tag: Michigan

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time. 

Preserving Black historical resorts is a radical act

We may have more options for travel, recreation, and restoration than our ancestors likely ever dreamed of, but it’s still important to safeguard the historic leisure sites of the past.

Enbridge Line 5 Pipeline violates Michigan order, continues operating

The Canadian pipeline company's defiance of the order is a dramatic development in a long-running showdown between it and Michigan.

Former Michigan governor and others in his administration face charges in...

While the nature of the charges are unknown, charges were brought against former governor Rick Snyder, a Republican, Nick Lyon, former health department director, and other officials in his administration.

Michigan judge accused of jeopardizing safety and democracy with reversal of...

"There are voters who are afraid, there are election workers who are afraid."

Michigan agrees to $600 million settlement in Flint water crisis

“If money is how government expresses sorrow for its crimes — this is a big apology.”

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.’”

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Billionaires ‘had a terrific pandemic’ while inequality killed millions: Oxfam

Oxfam International's latest report on global inequality finds that while the 10 richest individuals in the world more than doubled their collective...

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Personal Interview: Cynthia McKinney What are the prospects for peace?

Cynthia McKinney, an American politician and assistant professor at North South University, Bangladesh, gives an honest assessment of both U.S. foreign and military policy to offer her most current thoughts and insights.