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Can We Really Wait Until 2038?

Yesterday, during a town hall-style debate, Gov. Rick Snyder admitted that his policies haven’t shown positive results for Michiganders. In addition, Gov. Snyder repeated his belief that Michigan will be great in 2038. Wait, what? 2038? Like 24 years from now? That’s when things will get better? That got me thinking. What if other politicians […]

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This Week in Progress

This Week in Progress The Aramark Scandal Saga continues with our new ad and Terri Lynn Land grasps at straws. This week in PM Blogging: Spartan Shame I call out my fellow MSU Spartans (and all of those in attendance at the MSU vs. Nebraska game) for not putting aside partisan politics for 30 seconds […]

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The Stories Speak for Themselves

Today, we released an ad that shines a light on Gov. Rick Snyder’s failure to properly run Michigan’s prisons. The ad centers on the ongoing drama that has been the Aramark contract with the Michigan Department of Corrections. From questions about maggots, to drugs, sex and even murder-for-hire, Rick Snyder’s contract with Aramark has been […]

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The Top Five Aramark Scandals You Haven’t Heard Of

By Matthew Kovac In the wake of recent revelations implicating Aramark employees in drug smuggling and even murder-for-hire in Michigan prisons, it’s worth taking a closer look at the company’s abysmal national and international record. From prison profiteering to endangering hospital patients and children, here are five of the worst out-of-state Aramark scandals that you might […]

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Spartan Shame

Before you ask, No. I’m not writing about the poor student attendance at the MSU game on Saturday. Think of five women you know. Statistically, one of them will be raped in their lifetime. One in four women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime. About 1 in 5 women are targets of attempted or completed […]

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This Week in Progress

This Week in Progress This Week in PM Blogging: Snyder Snubs The Snyder campaign said the 10 “town halls” that were planned around the state were supposed to be for “undecided” voters after they cancelled our tickets. That wasn’t exactly the case. Time for Charter Accountability For too long, charter schools have been able to […]