Category: Water

Mothers, women of Flint ‘Die’ in at city’s water plant

June 2016

On May 16, arriving in a packed van, a group of women protesters stage a die in upon the steps of the Flint Water plant. The Flint water crisis has generated an …

Emergency manager law dismantles democracy

June 2016

The dismantling of democracy is wreaking havoc in Michigan. A corporate dictator law passed in 2011 authorizes the governor to dispatch Emergency Managers …

Dirty pipes, poison profits

June 2016

“The City of Flint, Michigan paid Veolia, the largest private operator of municipal water and sewer systems in the U.S., $40,000 to conduct an analysis of its water system …

“There are no pets in flint!” resident says

June 2016

Walking door to door in Flint, MI, to ask residents about their need for water, or water filters, or access to health care exposed the absolute horror …

Democracy is a righteous threat to corporate rule

April 2016

Named the “Homrich 9“ for blocking trucks owned by Homrich demolition company from shutting off thousands of poor people‘s water, our actions …

Dictator law poisoned Flint: Harbinger for America?

April 2016

  A battle is unfolding in America. The workers are fighting for life itself— for food, water, shelter, healthcare, and education against a corporate class that has openly taken over government and is employing it as an instrument of brute …

Flint in forefront of battle for health care for everyone

April 2016

  America’s inability to provide good health care for all is most clearly visible when we have a health catastrophe such as exists today in Flint, Michigan, a city of 100,000. The people of Flint were poisoned with lead and …

The crisis in the streets of Flint

February 2016

The crisis that is flowing through the streets of Flint, MI has galvanized the soul of the country in a way that we are all encouraged yet overwhelmed by the response to this …

The trial of the Homrich 9

February 2016

This is an interview with Marian Kramer, one of the Homrich 9 water warriors in Detroit, MI, arrested for disorderly conduct while blocking city trucks setting out to …

Flint residents outraged over water poisoning

February 2016

Today I observed a 10-year-old little boy with his mother praying on his knees at the Romney Building for justice in Flint, MI. Has he been lead poisoned or subject to some …