Readers’ Views on: Women’s Struggles for Freedom; Open Season on Lgbtq+ ; Healthcare Workers on Strike; Lois Curtis; Immigrant Solidarity Needed; Putin vs. Ukraine; U.S. Right vs. Ukraine; Water and Humanity’s Future
Governor charged in Flint water poisoningJanuary 31, 2021
Rick Snyder, former Governor of Michigan, was charged with two counts of willful neglect of duty, escaping the more serious charges facing other defendants.
Amid election battles, masses demand no return to normalAugust 29, 2020
Nationwide Black-led revolt and white supremacist backlash, class struggles and the ravages of a pandemic and economic collapse are taking place amid election battles and attacks on democracy.
Stop Nestlé water grabJuly 1, 2020
Nestlé Corporation is now being allowed to withdraw up to 400 gallons of water per minute from three wells in northern Michigan, including a well near the headwaters of Twin and Chippewa Creeks, Michigan. It is unsustainable.
Readers’ Views, July-August 2019: Part 2June 27, 2019
Readers’ Views on the economy and dialectics of liberation; environmental racism; no nukes!; and voices from behind the bars.
Flint-Selma International Women’s Day Solidarity MarchMarch 7, 2017
An International Women’s Day March in Flint in solidarity with the Selma-to-Montgomery March 52 years ago highlighted Flint residents’ ongoing struggle for civil and human rights.
Detroit, Flint — Water is a Human RightJanuary 25, 2016
Discussion of the fight against water shutoffs in Detroit by a participant and a Flint resident discusses the problem of lead in the City of Flint’s drinking water.
Flint water crisisDecember 15, 2015
Flint water was contaminated with dangerous lead levels.
Pricey water in FlintSeptember 3, 2015
How the high water bills payed by the people of Flint, Michigan, are the result of manipulation from Detroit and the City of Flint.
For the people of GazaAugust 19, 2011
The area of the world where the right to water is perhaps most severely abused is the Gaza Strip. Since 2003, no piped water has existed. Out of Gaza’s 145 wells, only 55 are functional. The World Health Organization reported that 80% of the “drinking” water in Gaza is unsafe for consumption. Since the closure [=>]