Brian Gilmore

Poet Brian Gilmore is a public interest lawyer and law professor; his latest book is We Didn’t Know Any Gangsters. He can be reached at pmproj@progressive.org.

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Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Flint's Water Crisis Flows From A Much Bigger Problem
There is something terribly disturbing about the contaminated water crisis in Flint, Michigan. When state leaders can’t even deliver basic services such as safe drinking water, they have failed. The background to the tragic situation in Flint is an austerity politics that seeks to cut back basic...
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Saturday, February 21, 2015
Malcolm X as Relevant Today as 50 Years Ago
Fifty years ago, on Feb. 21, 1965, Malcolm X was brutally murdered in New York City. With his assassination, the United States missed a chance to fully address some of the racial issues that persist to this day. He was born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Neb. He was raised mostly in...
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