Related Program: Current State Flint expat writes on returning home By Current State • Jun 25, 2013 Related Program: Current State TweetShareGoogle+Email Gordon Young, a senior lecturer in the Communication Department at Santa Clara University, has appeared in publications including his own Flint Expatriates, a blog for those no longer living in the birthplace of General Motors. Credit www.teardownbook.com Listen Listening... / 15:25 "Teardown: Memoir of a Vanishing City" by Michigan native Gordon Young depicts his attempt to return to his hometown of Flint, Michigan. It's now vastly different from the city he left, but it still manages to bewitch him. Tags: CS_130625FlintbooksTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Clean energy’s future on an international level By Current State • Jun 25, 2013 pewenvironment.org Listen Listening... / 10:54 According to the Pew Clean Energy Program, global energy consumption is expected to increase 35% over the next 25 years, with much of that from growing electricity use and expanding vehicle fleets. Supreme Court to take up Michigan casino case By Current State • Jun 25, 2013 Wikimedia commons Listen Listening... / 10:09 The United States Supreme Court recently agreed to hear the arguments for what kind of authority the state has over a Native American casino located in Vanderbilt, Michigan. Breaking down SCOTUS ruling of affirmative action By Current State • Jun 25, 2013 Wikimedia commons Listen Listening... / 12:27 Michigan State University law professor Phil Pucillo discusses the most recent United States Supreme Court ruling involving affirmative action. Current State #115 | June 25, 2013 By Current State • Jun 25, 2013 Today on Current State: The Supreme Court weighs in on affirmative action and a Michigan casino case; clean energy; and a native of Flint writes a book on his return to the city.