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Black Americans Are Half As Likely As Whites To Be Very Confident Their Water Is Safe

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.26.2016 | Politics

Americans nationwide are following the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. But few are really worried about their own water, a new HuffPost/YouGov ...

Jeb Bush Praises Rick Snyder's Handling Of Flint Water Crisis

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.24.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Sunday applauded Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's response to the water contamination crisis i...

Rick Snyder's Misleading Claim About Who Changed Flint's Water

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.23.2016 | Politics

At his annual State of the State address on Tuesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) accepted blame for the water crisis in Flint and offered an explan...

Stand with Kids, Not with Snyder

Paul Ruth | Posted 01.22.2016 | Detroit
Paul Ruth

One of the duties of government is to protect citizens when they cannot protect themselves. Parental obligation is dependent on the trust of government to share their concern over child safety and development.

Michigan Governor Throws Government Workers Under The Bus For Flint Disaster

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.22.2016 | Politics

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Flint Is Our Future

James Moore | Posted 01.21.2016 | Politics
James Moore

Flint is a view into our tomorrows and we cannot fail to fix it and get it right. The population is animated and angry and there has to be collaboration between government entities or we will see the acceleration of a larger national deterioration.

'Green News Report' - January 21, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.21.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Surprise! 2015 was the hottest year ever recorded on Planet Earth; MI G...

Flint's Water Woes Make Residents Feel Like 'The Walking Dead'

The Wall Street Journal | Adam Goldberg | Posted 01.21.2016 | Politics

At aid distribution points across the Michigan city, thousands of people adjust to new reality...

Teacher Protests In Detroit Cause Schools To Close

AP | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics

DETROIT (AP) -- Most of Detroit's public schools closed for the day on Wednesday due to teacher absences, as disgruntled educators stepped up efforts...

Gov. Rick Snyder To Flint: 'I Will Fix This'

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics

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How Flint's Water Got Poisonous

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.23.2016 | Politics

The Obama administration has declared a state of emergency in Flint, Michigan, a city of nearly 100,000 people who can't drink their tap water b...

Detroit Public Schools: Beyond a State of Emergency

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 01.19.2016 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

Since 1999, the state has been "taking over" Detroit Public Schools. Since 2009, Detroit's schools have been subject to a stream of emergency managers who move in for just under 18 months, do not answer to voters, and can basically do what they want without consequence.

The $10 Voter-Apathy Tax: Avoiding Lead-Poisoning and Raising $1 Billion for Michigan

Kevin Walsh | Posted 01.15.2016 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

Let's examine those 4.5 million people who could very well be outraged about Flint's water and see if they can be coerced to the polls next November--or at least take 25 seconds on an app that sends an absentee ballot right to your recliner.

Michigan Governor Asks Obama To Declare Emergency Over Flint Water Crisis

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.15.2016 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) wants President Barack Obama to declare a federal emergency in Flint, where the water is unsafe to drink due to hi...

Snyder Administration Defends Flint Water Crisis Handling - TMFS Sketch Comedy

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 01.14.2016 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

In a TMFS sketch, a spokesperson for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder defends the handling of the Flint water crisis. ...

Rick Snyder Calls In National Guard For Flint Water Crisis

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) has called in the National Guard to help hand out bottled water in Flint, where dangerous lead levels have made municip...

Martin Luther King, Teachers' Unions and Social Justice

Yohuru Williams | Posted 01.12.2016 | Education
Yohuru Williams

This Martin Luther King Holiday, we need to be mindful of what public school educators are telling us about the state of our schools and by extension, our children and our democracy. "Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly."

How The Federal Government Botched Flint's Water Crisis

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics

Over the summer, people in Flint, Michigan, discovered they had been drinking tap water with dangerously high levels of lead, a neurotoxin that can c...

"Leaders," Keeping Secrets

Rick Horowitz | Posted 01.09.2016 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Hillary, Rahm, Snyder, Walker -- the list goes on.

Rick Snyder Ducks Question On What He Knew About Flint's Water

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.08.2016 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) didn't want to get into details of what he knew and when about the Flint water crisis on Thursday.  In a July emai...

'Green News Report' - January 7, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.08.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Britain's new flood defenses already overwhelmed; Record extreme we...

Michigan Governor Declares Emergency In Flint Over Water

AP | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.05.2016 | Politics

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder declared a state of emergency in Flint on Tuesday over problems with lead in the city's drinking wate...

Justice Department Investigating Toxic Tap Water In Flint

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.05.2016 | Politics

Days after Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) apologized for toxic tap water in the city of Flint and accepted the resignations of multiple state official...

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Apologizes For Flint's Water Crisis

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 12.29.2015 | Politics

DETROIT (Reuters) - Michigan's governor apologized on Tuesday for the state's mishandling of lead contamination in the city of Flint's water supply an...

Why Flint's Water Crisis Is So Incredibly Bad

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.23.2016 | Politics

An unknown number of children in Flint, Michigan, were exposed to dangerous amounts of lead in their drinking water because of a cheapskate decision ...