Project

Red Scare in Rural Michigan 


Client
Business Insider

Art Director
Rebecca Zisser



AboutA series of illustrations about the small town of Green Charter, Michigan, which descended into chaos after locals learned a Chinese-owned EV battery plant was planned to be built in the area.

The once-friendly community spiralled into civil war; some residents were excited about the jobs and economic benefits, while others were starting militant Facebook groups, spreading communist conspiracy theories and sending death threats. 



Tags Technology, Politics



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