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"RTW": Rising Up to Win

“RTW”: Rising Up to Win

Guest post by John Karebian, Executive Director of the Michigan Nurses Association. Cross-posted at Fight for Main Street.   “In our glorious fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, as ‘right to work.’ It provides no ‘rights’ and no ‘works.’ Its purpose is to destroy labor unions and the […]

School "Reforms" For Sale

School “Reforms” For Sale

Lansing Republicans have quietly been working for months on a package of “education reform” bills that would undermine public education by allowing an unlimited number of for-profit charter and cyber schools to open and receive taxpayer funding. How radical are these proposals? Well, the Washington Post called them “Michigan’s embarrassing school reform legislation,” while the Huffington […]

Wheels Up To Houston!

Wheels Up To Houston!

In 1984, there were an estimated 50 out LGBT officials in the whole world. Today, there are more than 1,000, and they’re on the front lines in the fight for equality every day in their respective public offices. In 2011, an additional 53 openly LGBT candidates joined their ranks, moving the dial that much closer […]

Another Attack on Workers

Another Attack on Workers

By now it’s obvious that our lawmakers are primarily interested in passing laws that punish the hardest working Michiganders just to placate the top 1 percent who run corporations and special interests. From a massive tax cut for big businesses made on the backs of the working poor and seniors to the shredding of the […]

U.S. Rep. Dale Kildee contacted FBI after attempted shakedown

U.S. Rep. Dale Kildee contacted FBI after attempted shakedown

The right-wing, Moonie-owned Washington Times ran a story over the weekend accusing Congressman Dale Kildee of sexual assault based on interviews with the accused’s family, who are Kildee’s cousins.  Kildee just released this statement in which the Flint Democrat strongly denies the allegations and reveals he brought the FBI into the matter after an attempt […]