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Finley: Palestinian fantasy blocks Mideast peace
New newsletter: Wake up with an earful from Nolan Finley
More commentary from Detroit News Editorial Page Editor Nolan Finley will soon be available via the Nolan Out Loud newsletter.
by The Detroit News | 15 hours ago
Letters: Other views on Democrats, socialism
Readers sound off on socialism, Democrats and Donald Trump
by The Detroit News | 4 hours ago
Society: Detroit Pistons have a ball at Wright museum
Detroit’s favorite basketball team held its annual team dinner at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, which included the full team, coaches, executives, sponsors and charitable foundation partners.
by Chuck Bennett | 4 hours ago
Opinion: Sanders wants front-runner to get nomination
Under rules adopted in 2018, the superdelegates — party leaders and other notables — will be able to vote on a second ballot at the convention
by Michael McGough | 10 hours ago
Finley: Not guilty, but still out 4-1/2 years of freedom
Larry Clemons, 33, of Flint was found not guilty last month of 14 felonies, including murder, after serving 4-1/2 years in the Genesee County jail
by Nolan Finley | 15 hours ago
Opinion: Bias response teams chill free speech on campus
"The University of Michigan settled a free speech-related lawsuit last October. So is the debate about speech on campus over? Not quite."
by Jonathon Butcher | 1 day ago
Bankole: Can Bloomberg buy the black vote?
"In his campaign for president, Michael Bloomberg is aggressively pursuing the support of black voters who form the core of the Democratic Party."
by Bankole Thompson | 1 day ago
Paul W. Smith: Catching Z’s in sunny Florida
"Vacation time for me means catching up on my sleep. It also means no radio or TV news. But I made one exception: the Las Vegas Dem debate."
by Paul W. Smith | 1 day ago
Editorial: Keep tax asks off the primary ballot
Tax and governance issues should be decided at the November general election.
by The Detroit News | 2 days ago
Jacques: The era for ERA has passed
If the Equal Rights Amendment were added to the Constitution, it would actually have negative consequences
by Ingrid Jacques | 20 hours ago
Opinion: Police take Detroiter’s car, roll over his rights
"Criminal convictions are not necessary in these cases, and prosecutors often do not even file charges."
by Kirby Thomas West and Daryl James | 4 days ago
Editorial: Michigan doesn’t need an election holiday
Casting a ballot no longer has to wait to Election Day, so the idea that workers should get the day off to vote is obsolete
by The Detroit News | 4 days ago
Letters: What Gov. Whitmer is getting right
Whitmer is working on more than roads to help Michigan families
by The Detroit News | 4 days ago
Society Confidential: Vivian Pickard mixes business, pleasure in New York
Also: Shoe box lunches educate eaters during Black History Month
by Chuck Bennett | 4 days ago
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Handmade: African prints put spin on modern styles
Yemisi Bamisaye of Southfield is the incredible designer behind a fashion forward line of African wear patterned after modern attire as we know it here in the U.S. but made with authentic African print fabrics.
by Jocelynn Brown | 4 days ago
Finley: Bloomberg flops in debate debut
Billionaire businessman let Sen. Elizabeth Warren eat him alive; imagine what Trump would do to him
by Nolan Finley | 5 days ago
Opinion: A budget reminder — Whitmer needs Legislature
"For the sake of Michigan’s school kids, workers and entrepreneurs, lawmakers should send the governor a bold reminder of the Constitution," McNeilly writes
by Greg McNeilly | 5 days ago
Opinion: The United Nations once again proves its anti-Semitism
"What really irks the U.N.," Says Harsanyi, "are Israeli efforts at economic cooperation."
by David Harsanyi | 5 days ago
Editorial: Stop complicating marijuana licensing
So far, only a few recreational marijuana outlets have managed to open, and future stores face unreasonable hurdles
by The Detroit News | 5 days ago
Jacques: Hey Democrats, not everything is sexism
There are plenty of legitimate reasons why an appointee could be rejected that have nothing to do with sexism
by Ingrid Jacques | 5 days ago
Bankole: Bloomberg’s Trumpian behavior hard to swallow
"Bloomberg's billions are hard to resist. But it will take more than that to win an election."
by Bankole Thompson | 5 days ago
Opinion: Fix the damn shutoffs
"Last year, 398 families outside of Detroit asked for our help. We’ve paid water bills in 26 different Michigan cities."
by Tiffani Ashley Bell | 5 days ago
Opinion: The reason they support Trump isn’t about Trump
To get the real reasons for their support for Trump, you have to be where they are, and have no preconceived ideas about who they are, Zito writes
by Salena Zito | 5 days ago
Editorial: Whitmer punts on school district savings
Gov. Whitmer’s veto spiked what would have been an easy win for school districts trying to save resources for the classroom
by The Detroit News | 6 days ago
Opinion: Save the planet without destroying the economy
"We certainly need a plan to fight climate change. But the Green New Deal is the wrong approach."
by Jerri Ann Henry | 6 days ago
Letter: I’m 17, and I support Right to Life
"Too often, pro-lifers are seen as people on a campaign to destroy women’s rights. But that is the farthest thing from its heart."
by The Detroit News | 6 days ago
Opinion: Fund the Michigan Education Corps
"We all want a better tomorrow for Michigan. A lack of funding for the MEC goes against that credo."
Opinion: Rosa Parks believed in charter schools
Rosa Parks lifted African American children out of poverty in Detroit by starting a charter school.
Valentine’s Night Speakeasy whisks guests away to 1920s
A mock newspaper went out as the invitation, beckoning guests to join Detroit’s premier party hosts for a one-night speakeasy
Finley: Put Bloomberg on debate stage
"Michael Bloomberg should be on the Democratic debate stage Wednesday night in Las Vegas."
Opinion: This union is ready for the Great Lakes tunnel
"It’s a project that means safer lakes, reliable energy and more high-wage jobs"
Opinion: 2017 tax cuts a wasted opportunity
"Broadly shared public goods could have been purchased that strengthened the country’s foundation. Instead, corporate balance sheets got fattened."
Paul W. Smith: If I were king
"I’m not running for any office, but, if I were king, I wouldn’t need a minute to ponder these two immediate rulings."
Opinion: Trump’s budget would balance, Congress can’t say the same
"It’s budget season in Washington, and President Trump just fired the opening shot."
Editorial: Water’s not free, but help exists for Detroiters
Detroit officials should do a better job educating residents about how to access existing help with their water bills
Finley: Bloomberg places big bet on Michigan
Bloomberg has basically written a blank check for the campaign in Michigan, writes Finley.
Podcast: Howes says meddling shapes MSU coaching search
And all that does is reinforce perception that the only locus of power at MSU is the trustees’ board room. It shouldn't work this way -- but it does.Weekend-essay