Red Scare in Rural Michigan 

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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. 

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