Flint’s Bottom Line

By John Pat Leary

January 27, 2016

Excerpt: “When a government is run like a business, much of its infrastructure and personnel become superfluous. This often means in practice that infrastructural investments like education and water — everything “necessary for the reproduction of communities” — are neglected in communities with declining economic importance.

….As a Flint man recently told a reporter: “We’re like disposable people here. We’re not even human here, I guess.””