In Flint, Part 1, we looked at what happened in Flint, Michigan, and the state government measures that highly impacted the residents. We continue now with part 2, which looks at the environmental racism and economic disparities and asks whether the Green New Deal could have protected the city.
While Flint’s problems surely run deeper than its lack of local tax revenue, it’s difficult to overstate what a substantial injection of capital could do for the city. The question: where does Flint “find” the money? Enter Modern Monetary Theory.
In the United States of America, and throughout every state, the infrastructure of our highways, airports, and especially our water supply are in dire need of repair.