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Terri Lynn Land recently released an ad arguing that simply because she is a woman, she knows more about women than men do. Yes, Terri Lynn Land is a woman, but that doesn’t mean she supports policies that benefit women. Land stated she doesn’t support equal pay for equal work. She even went so far as […]
Today is Earth Day, the 44th anniversary of the birth of the environmental movement. Before the movement began, fossil fuel industries and governments could spew into the air, pump into the water, and dump onto the ground virtually any type of pollution with no consequence. The first Earth Day in 1970 led to the creation […]
Bill Schuette likes to claim he defends the will of the people in his role as attorney general. He used this phrase when explaining why he defended Michigan’s ban on marriage equality. The people voted, after all. Blatant bigotry aside, the argument that Schuette is blindly following the collective voice of the people just doesn’t […]
This Week in Progress It’s Friday! This week featured Tax Day, Gov. Rick Snyder filing for reelection and the Detroit Free Press’ Stephen Henderson winning a Pulitzer Prize (Congrats!). Let’s get progressive! This week in PM blogging: How Does Gov. Snyder Tax Thee? Let’s Count the Ways As everyone (except maybe offshore tax haven-seeking CEOs) […]
Over the last few years Michigan has been experiencing a “brain drain,” or a large number of young, college educated people moving out of state. According to one college grad, this phenomenon is rooted strongly in the fact that the state’s political system is out of control and our elected leaders are taking opposing positions […]
I won’t bore you by telling you how bad Michigan’s roads are, we all know they’re garbage. We need some serious investment in our infrastructure. Without it, our economy and public safety are in trouble. Even corporate lobbyists like Rich Studley over at the Michigan Chamber of Commerce know that Michigan needs to invest in […]