It is difficult to compare and U.S. public health disaster to Syria’s civil war, but Flint residents and Syrian refugees do share some similarities (and many differences) when it comes to migration.
We penned an analysis up on The Monkey Cage Blog in the Washington Post. Read more here.
“At the moment, there is no mass migration out of Flint. But it took a steadily deteriorating situation to push millions of Syrians onto boats. Flint residents are still in shock, unsure of how to proceed. Things still might go to hell in Flint and in other American cities, causing thousands to seek a better life elsewhere.”