Welcome to Radio Free Flint Podcast

Radio Free Flint Podcast

Radio Free Flint Podcast

We present audio and video podcasts. Our essays and life histories share the story of the life and culture of America's rust belt.

This podcast is born of blue-collar, working-class values. We dedicate our podcast to the beleaguered town of Flint, Michigan, and other rust belt communities across America.

Our podcast episodes include true crime, law, history, sports, arts, literature, the Flint water crisis, and more. Interviews focus on interesting people who share stories about America's working people.

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Jan. 16, 2023

It's time to put an end to this madness.

It has been a long time since this tragedy visited the Flint area. Sharing with you an article that appeared on CNN website. I spent some time with the journalists to help make sure the retelling of the case was accurate.   It dawned on…

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Jan. 7, 2023

The Golden Age: Flint Community Schools

Good school districts are more than a function of how much money they collect from taxpayers. Schools must connect with the community where they are located in ways that go beyond math, science and reading. Flint, Michigan ...

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Jan. 3, 2023

Electronic Drone Musician Hauras: A Song for Flint, Michigan

Electronic drone musician Hauras is our guest. Drone music is a subgenre of electronic music characterized by its slow, repetitive rhythms and sustained tones.

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Dec. 7, 2022

Conservation and Sustainable Food Growing in Michigan

Daniel Moilanen, a Fenton area native, is now living in Flint.  Dan is currently the Executive Director of the Michigan Association of Conservation Districts (MACD). His leadership in this organization brings conservation-minded farmers together to reduce toxic algal blooms in the Great Lakes by encouraging environmentally sound agricultural techniques.    The Michigan soil conservation districts have been working to modernize farming practices to protect Lake Erie and its surrounding eco…

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Recent Blog Posts

It's time to put an end to this madness.

It has been a long time since this tragedy visited the Flint area. Sharing with you an article that appeared on CNN website. I spent some time with the…

Fly Away Home Snowbird: Reflections on Fall in Michigan

Millions of American "Snowbirds" seasonally migrate from the Rust Belt to the Sunbelt. What does this lifestyle say about us and our culture? Do our patt…

Memories of Detroit Tiger Baseball Announcer Ernie Harwell

Award-winning journalist Jack Lessenberry shares special memories of Detroit Tiger broadcaster Ernie Harwell one of baseball's greatest broadcasters.

About the Host

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Arthur A Busch

Founder and Host of Radio Free Flint Podcast

Arthur Busch is a veteran lawyer and educator with an acclaimed record of success in high-profile cases. He was a Prosecutor and community leader for decades.

Arthur Busch grew up in rust belt Flint, Michigan, just three blocks from the former General Motor's Fisher Body Plant #1. The auto factory was the site of the historic sitdown strike that gave birth to the United Automobile Workers Union.

Mr. Busch holds a BA in Urban Public Policy, and a Masters's Degree in Labor and Industrial Relations from Michigan State University as well as a Juris Doctorate from Thomas Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. He attended Flint Public Schools.