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Flint and other signs of the great unraveling

Posted February 17th, 2016 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Flint and other signs of the great unraveling

The Flint water crisis is one dramatic sign of “the great unraveling” underway in this society. So is the fractured, incoherent political culture in which intolerance, rage, and scapegoating are currently out of control. But the underlying cause of it all lies in a corporate profit-driven economic system that is leaving people behind, tearing up ecosystems, and driving our living communities to the brink of disaster. That is the driver of the crisis, and the one that needs to be overturned if we are to pull ourselves back from that brink.

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