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Bankole: Impeaching Trump a death trap for Democrats
Opinion: Jeff Daniels’ ‘Mockingbird’ magnificent
"Jeff Daniels' performance as Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin’s new rendition of Harper Lee’s "To Kill A Mockingbird" is breathtakingly flawless."
by Paul W. Smith | 4 hours ago
Jacques: Contempt is tearing our country apart
"The Mueller report showcases just how easy it was to turn Americans against one another and fuel existing divides"
by Ingrid Jacques | 1 day ago
Editorial: Move on from Mueller report
"Congress should take Mueller’s findings and use them to inform policy aimed at keeping foreigners out of American elections"
by The Detroit News | 1 day ago
Letter: Stick to plan for Michigan schools
"The best we all can hope for is that the next State Superintendent will embrace Michigan’s Top 10 in 10 education"
by The Detroit News | 1 day ago
BTS, Blackpink signal K-pop’s U.S. breakthrough
Language barriers be gone! Korean pop outfits prove pop music is universal
by Adam Graham | 2 days ago
Threadbender Yarn Shop marks 35th year
Threadbender Yarn Shop is one such store in Michigan that has long stood the test of time.
by Jocelynn Brown | 2 days ago
Opinion: Stabenow grills prescription drug cost
"To hear Pharmacy Benefit Managers tell it, they negotiate better prices for medicine. They also make hundreds of billions of dollars in the process."
by Wanda Whitten-Shurney | 3 days ago
Opinion: Electoral College protects against tyranny
"For more than 200 years the Constitution and the government it created have served as a model for stability and representative government. "
by Merrill Matthews | 3 days ago
Opinion: Shutdown threats bad for business
"Michigan deserves better than another shutdown and no solutions due to failed leadership by the governor."
by Greg McNeilly | 3 days ago
Editorial: Don’t cheap out justice, or justices
"The court has lost three justices over the past few years to the private sector before their eight-year terms were up."
by The Detroit News | 3 days ago
Society Confidential: Basketball rules in Michigan, coaches say
Coaches, students, college players and future NBA stars, if you’re looking for a career in basketball, you needn’t go any further than the state of Michigan. That was sort of the gist of the message passed on b
by Chuck Bennett | 3 days ago
Opinion: Democrats pander to Al Sharpton
Harsanyi writes: "As a native New Yorker, I hold a grudge. That doesn't mean others can't forgive Sharpton for the horrible things he's done."
by David Harsanyi | 3 days ago
Opinion: Iraqi nationals deserve fairness
"In Congress right now, we’re working toward a legislative solution to provide relief to Iraqis facing deportation."
by Andy Levin | 3 days ago
Editorial: Stop revolving door of school reform
"The best way to tackle both would be to change the state’s constitution to allow for the governor to have more say in education."
by The Detroit News | 3 days ago
Wojo: Pistons need a whole lot more from Andre Drummond Bob Wojnowski
Finley: GOP, Dems join to empty jail cells Nolan Finley
Bankole: Wolman leveled media playing field
Bankole writes: "Wolman bowed out with dignity as an esteemed journalist, and I will remain indebted to him for his refreshing candor."
by Bankole Thompson | 4 days ago
Finley: GOP, Dems join to empty jail cells
"We must view the corrections system as a tool for punishment, and instead employing it as a force for redemption."
by Nolan Finley | 3 days ago
Opinion: Yes, there is a crisis at the border
Carafano writes: "The rapid rise in illegal immigration has been caused by weak U.S. laws and loopholes."
by James Jay Carafano | 4 days ago
Letters: Other views on animal testing, hate crimes
"NIH spends about 47 percent of its annual budget on experiments that use dogs, rats monkeys, mice and other animals as “models” of human disease."
by The Detroit News | 4 days ago
Opinion: Entrepreneurs must handle change
"Businesses can equip themselves with the knowledge, strategies and resources needed to navigate any headwinds."
by Mark S. Lee and David Girodat | 4 days ago
Opinion: Nessel, ACLU threaten adoption in Michigan
"Michigan’s children deserve better from the attorney general who swore an oath to protect them."
by Andrea Picciotti-Bayer | 5 days ago
Opinion: Educators rate evaluation ‘ineffective’
"Delay is not the permanent solution we need; this change merely keeps a bad system from getting worse."
by Paula Herbart | 5 days ago
Jacques: Don’t conflate Nassar scandal with Title IX reforms
Jacques writes: "What happened at MSU is vastly different from most of the campus assault investigations that administrators oversee."
by Ingrid Jacques | 5 days ago
Opinion: Promoting a clean energy revolution
"Failure to reform PURPA will leave consumers vulnerable to higher prices and states virtually powerless to address any distortions in the market."
by Steven Transeth | 6 days ago
Opinion: Expanding electric car subsidies is failed policy
"Removing the cap on the EV credit would cost a staggering $95 billion over the next 15 years."
by Liam Sigaud | 6 days ago
Fournier: Wolman was one of the most powerful people you’ll never know
Ron Fournier, who worked with Wolman at the AP, said he was a great leader with an eye for talent and a head for poltiics
by Ron Fournier | 6 days ago
Jacques: Nessel wages crusade against Catholics
Jacques writes: "Dana Nessel once referred to Catholic adoption agencies — and their supporters — as “hate mongers”
by Ingrid Jacques | 6 days ago
Opinion: State Education Board may mess with history
"We heard on my radio show and some very disconcertingnews regarding the direction the State Board of Education wants to take with our students"
Bankole: Follow facts in Mayor Duggan probe
"Mayor Duggan is no different than his predecessors and should be treated as such "
Opinion: Congress fights for Michigan priorities
"Protecting the Great Lakes, funding the Soo Locks, and fighting the opioid crisis are priorities for Michigan families"
Editorial: Mayor Duggan should come clean
"Duggan allowed his personal life to bleed into his official life by giving the appearance that Hassan's charity was getting special treatment"
Opinion: Charter schools open door for black students
Jalen Rose writes: "JRLA has only been around since 2011, and we’re already one of the three best high schools in Detroit"
Podcast: Howes on Ford getting respect
Signs are growing that Ford is no longer the Rodney Dangerfield of the auto industry. Investor sentiment is changing because reality is changing.Daniel Howes
Opinion: Cutting animal testing hurts humans
"More than 80 percent of the 216 winners of the Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine employed animals in their research."
Opinion: Medicaid work requirements improve health
"The goal of assistance programs should be to help improve people’s lives, not trap them in government bureaucracy"
Opinion: Hemingway and Castro linked in Cuba
"The two met only once, at a fishing competition held in Hemingway’s honor"
Finley: Sanders and Warren, reluctant capitalists
"Notice that Sanders didn't toss the riches he gleaned from his book deal into a common pool to be distributed for the common good"
Society Confidential: Hair Wars returns with a musical twist
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