The Spark

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.” — Karl Marx

D.C. Water Officials Need an Education

Aug 31, 2015

Oh joy, it was the first day of school! Except for students at Thomas Stone Elementary in Brentwood. A 12-inch water main broke on Monday. Authorities finally announced the school closure after 6:30 A.M. on Tuesday. The students didn’t get to go to school that day. But they got a lesson in the falling-apart infrastructure and how it messes things up for people.