Top Michigan Health Official on Trial for Flint Water Crisis Upgraded to Fancy New Job

The case of water contamination in Flint, Michigan, is a textbook example of government failure. So much so that the state’s attorney general office launched a criminal investigation against 15 state and local officials in 2016. The trials began this summer, but the charges—including involuntary manslaughter

More Than a Dozen Tribal Nations Join Forces to Oppose Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Bernadette Demientieff needed just two months to pull together a coalition of tribal members and congressional representatives that support protecting the Arctic National Wildfire Refuge (ANWR). As executive director of the Gwich’in Steering Committee, Demientieff has been working tirelessly to build opposition to the…