Water War Against the Poor: Flint and the Crimes of Capital
Date Written: 08/02/2016
Year Published: 2016
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX18872
If ever one wondered about the efficacy of a state government agency imposing officials on local governments, Flint has answered that question forever. In April, 2014, the state-appointed emergency manager, in order to save money, ordered that the city's water source be changed from Lake Huron to the notoriously polluted Flint River.