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Flint doctor awarded for exposing poisoned water; three officials get charged

Meanwhile, the lead content of Flint water remains way above safe levels, and people are forced to use bottled water for drinking.

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Running Michigan like a business: Flint’s children damaged for life

The EPA tried over and over again to get Snyder to take measures that would neutralize the lead leaching into the water from the pipes.

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No country for old people

Is there a human right to age in dignity? Some countries think so. Unfortunately, ours isn't one of them.

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Black Flint Rising: After the fix, will injustice remain?

"My fear is in two years, pipes will be fixed but all the injustices that brought this about will remain."

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South Carolina voters want to reverse damage by GOP state government

South Carolinians desperately need better paying jobs, more accessible health care and better schools, but Governor Haley is using a $400 million surplus for tax cuts for the wealthy.

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Nothing rotten in Denmark: American exceptionalism hurts us

Sanders suggests we look to a place like Denmark not because it is socialist or capitalist, but because the people there enjoy a higher quality of life. 

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This week in history: First Black woman earns a medical degree

Rebecca Davis Lee became the first African-American woman to become a physician in the United States.

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Climate Disobedience Center defends oil blockaders -- and so many others

In the face of increasing fossil fuel disasters and legal crackdowns on civil disobedience, the need for this organization and others like it has never been greater.

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First Trinity Baptist becomes an oasis during Flint water crisis

"It's very pricey and taxing to our community - it's like you're a prisoner to the situation: you pay your bills, but you don't get your water... It's awful."

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Health care, housing, education top California’s legislative agenda

Gov. Brown is calling for "significant increases" for education, health care, environment, and infrastructure spending in the $123 billion 2016-17 general fund.

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