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Hugh Madden, Communications Director Michigan lost a great man last week. Ken Brock was a giant in progressive political circles, a well-respected man across the political spectrum, and an accomplished Democratic operative. I didn’t know Ken well, but we worked on the same issues and often crossed paths in late Octobers on various campaign trails. […]
Your mother’s, sister’s, aunt’s, coworkers’, neighbors’, and friends’ ability to make their own reproductive decisions are under attack – again. An anti-choice group called the Center for Medical Progress has released a series of secretly recorded videos seeking to attack Planned Parenthood and eliminate the organization’s national funding. A third graphic video was just released […]
I was in Phoenix, Arizona last week for Netroots Nation. Netroots is one of the biggest progressive conferences in the country. Every year, thousands of activists come together to make new connections and build relationships with others to make progress on the issues we care about most. We also stand together in solidarity when the […]
By Denzel McCampbell Over the weekend, Netroots Nation, a conference that hosts thousands of progressives, hosted a Presidential Town Hall featuring two presidential candidates. During the beginning of the town hall, the discussion with candidate and former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley was paused when activists and supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement stood up […]
Last Friday was a historic day for America. With the Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision, marriage equality became the law of land. For some, this ruling was the culmination of a decades-long fight for equal rights. For others, it was bittersweet as the decision came too late for them to enjoy the freedom that has just […]
It’s been a banner week for Michigan utility companies. First, with the help of our Attorney General, Bill Schuette, utilities got a free pass to continue polluting our air and water from the Supreme Court. In a 5-to-4 decision, Justice Antonin Scalia wrote: “It is not rational, never mind ‘appropriate,’ to impose billions of dollars […]