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White Privilege in Action

In May of 2015, Progress Michigan called out Assistant Wayne County Prosecutor Teana Walsh, who was advocating on her Facebook for the summary execution of Black Lives Matter protesters and rioters in Baltimore in the wake of the killing of Freddie Gray. She wound up resigning from her position in disgrace. But guess what? She’s […]

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Show Horse Schuette

In February of this year, Michigan’s Auditor General issued a damning report of the care that veterans were receiving at the Grand Rapids Veterans Home. The report showed that the home suffered from a lack of staffing. Even worse, the Home was accused of falsifying records to show that our veterans were getting better care […]

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Snyder’s Drinking Games

Back in April, Gov. Rick Snyder attempted to feign empathy for the people of Flint by claiming he would drink Flint water for 30 days. Days after the announcement, Snyder left his post to travel to Europe where — unsurprisingly — he failed to live up to his own solidarity effort and didn’t drink Flint water. […]

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About that Johns Hopkins “Doctor”

A position paper from a Johns Hopkins “doctor” named Paul McHugh is making the rounds amongst the anti-LGBT crowd because he espouses a right-wing narrative that denies transgender people equal rights. You don’t even need to read anything about McHugh’s opinion to know it’s a complete crock. When people like disgraced former elected official Todd […]

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“No Level of Lead is Safe”: Flint Hearing Recap

Miss yesterday’s committee hearing on the Flint Water Crisis? We’ve got you covered. This week’s recap covers scathing testimony from Gov. Snyder’s Flint Task Force on the Emergency Manager law and state inaction. Task force members include former state senator Ken Sikkema, Michigan Environmental Council head Chris Kolb, Flint pediatrician Dr. Larry Reynolds, and Dr. Matthew Davis with the […]

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“You’ve Got to Resign”: #FlintHearing Recap

Miss Gov. Snyder’s testimony before the House Oversight Committee last week? We live-tweeted the four-hour hearing so you wouldn’t have to. Catch up here on Snyder’s evasive answers (“To my knowledge I had no awareness of that email”) and smack-downs from Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA) and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD). Highlights below: House Oversight Committee on #FlintWaterCrisis starting now […]