The Flint disaster has brought public attention to the issue of infrastructure in the United States, but it has also sparked a debate on corruption in government. Joining RT’s Ed Schultz to discuss is Mayor of Lansing, Michigan Virg Bernero, who says that the poor minorities affected by the water crisis in Flint lacked the political power to fight back.

Ed Schultz is an American television and radio host, a liberal political commentator, and a former sports broadcaster. He was the host of The Ed Show, a weekday news talk program on MSNBC, and The Ed Schultz Show, a talk radio show, nationally syndicated by Dial Global. Ed has won three Eric Sevareid Awards and has managed and been lead talent for a broadcast team that has won two Marconis and a prestigious Peabody Award. Ed has been named one of the top ten radio hosts in the country by Talkers Magazine for a number of years. Ed Schultz has been a nominee by Syndicated News/Talk Personality of the year by Radio & Records.