Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., /Photo: Associated Press
Op-Ed

JESSE JACKSON: Michigan Poisons Poor to Save a Few Bucks

Flint, Michigan, is impoverished. The auto plants have closed. Forty percent of the city’s 100,000 residents live below the poverty level. It is majority minority. It’s been in fiscal crisis since 2011, with the state taking over budgetary control and a state-appointed “emergency manager” driving policy focused on cutting spending. [read more…]