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Finley: Press shouldn’t take Trump’s bait
Bankole: Condemn hypocrisy in UAW ranks
"If UAW leadership was really that concerned about protecting benefits for its rank and file, there would have been no indictments, no convictions."
by Bankole Thompson | 1 day ago
Opinion: State should prioritize Michigan-based businesses
"The failure to support Michigan-based businesses is a detriment to our home grown businesses, but more so to our state economy. "
by Sharan L. Levine | 1 day ago
Opinion: New GOP tax scheme is crony capitalism
"Republicans in the legislature want to hand a blank check to big businesses. They, too, want regular working stiffs to pay."
by Greg McNeilly | 1 day ago
Opinion: U.S. must jump on EV-market bandwagon
"We risk becoming buyers of essential technologies when we should be producers.
by J. Winston Porter | 1 day ago
Opinion: Don’t strangle new cancer treatments
A bureaucratic model of resource allocation makes it difficult for Michiganians to access life-saving cancer treatments.
by Anna Parsons | 1 day ago
Opinion: Dangers of free market wokeness
It's understandable that conservatives lose faith in a free market that benefits companies advancing left-wing causes, Erickson writes.
by Erick Erickson | 1 day ago
Opinion: Pave the way for clean transportation
"Electric vehicles support Michigan jobs, save drivers money and help reduce pollution."
by Mike Alaimo | 25 sec ago
Opinion: Direct funds to needy students
Politicians need to realize that not all students are the same., Herbarta writes.
by Paula Herbart | 2 days ago
Opinion: Offer patients more opioid-free pain options
As Michigan battles a devastating opioid crisis, overcoming pain safely has never been more important, Soto writes.
by Roy Soto | 2 days ago
Editorial: Rep. Inman should step down
Fresh from rehab, facing federal felony charges and a recall campaign, Larry Inman returned to the Michigan House this month.
by The Detroit News | 2 days ago
Letters: Views on UAW products, strike
"The UAW's support of the Democratic party assures a decimation of its own membership."
by The Detroit News | 3 days ago
Opinion: Suicide is a greater threat than vaping
"We have a plague far greater than vaping that has been drastically affecting children and families across our state: suicide."
by Daniel J. Kelly | 3 days ago
Editorial: Blame strike on UAW corruption
The distrust of UAW leadership raises the real possibility that members won't ratify any contract this team brings to them.
by The Detroit News | 3 days ago
Editorial: A strike that shouldn’t have happened
"UAW members are paying the price for the corruption of their leaders"
by The Detroit News | 3 days ago
Finley: Press shouldn't take Trump's bait Nolan Finley
Opinion: Vape flavor ban doesn’t help kids, hurts adults
Gov. Whitmer's attempt to limit youth vaping undermines benefits of e-cigarettes and actually puts youth at risk, Wade and Kelley write.
by Jesse Kelley and Carrie Wade | 3 days ago
Paul W. Smith: Vaping’s a ‘lifesaver’? Nope
"Now some medical experts are following our governors lead and (finally) speaking out against all vaping."
by Paul W. Smith | 4 days ago
Bankole: Democrats are repeating 2016 mistakes
The biggest flaw that Democrats have is messaging, and their inability to concoct a coherent and unified political message.
by Bankole Thompson | 4 days ago
Opinion: Michigan needs state-based forensic science commission
"The misapplication of forensic science is one of the leading contributing factors to wrongful convictions in the state of Michigan ..."
by Tom Barrett and Stephanie Chang | 4 days ago
Opinion: State policy drives college affordability crisis
Since 2000, the “sticker price” at the average Michigan public university has doubled, and has risen by 55% at community colleges.
by Peter Granville and Alex Edwards | 1 day ago
Jacques: Don’t want to host drag queens? Tough
Using anti-discrimination laws as a tool to force private property owners to host events they believe are exploitative or vulgar is a troubling trend.
by Ingrid Jacques | 5 days ago
Opinion: Whining about China is no plan
"We ought to worry less about China’s rise, and focus instead on assuring that it does not come at the cost of America’s demise."
by Tom Watkins | 6 days ago
Editorial: UAW, don’t walk out
Both the automakers and the union are going through a period of instability, as well as tremendous uncertainty about the future.
by The Detroit News | 6 days ago
Opinion: Help deserving people get back on their feet
These bills will expand the number of people who are eligible to clear their records.
Opinion: Government makes problems worse
"The truth is that private citizens, not bureaucrats, have a better grasp of problems. "
Finley: Democrats butcher health care debate
Those watching the Democratic presidential debate in Houston might be hard pressed to figure out what answer the candidates are offering on health care
Society Confidential: NFL’s Braylon Edwards tells all in new book
ALos: The Met to exhibit Southfield collector's fashion treasures
Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival is just sheer fun
Imagine the soft luscious feel of your favorite wool fibers against your fingers as you knit, crochet, weave, spin, etc.
Opinion: Are your school’s leaders putting your children at greater risk?
The Parkland shooting was the most avoidable mass murder in U.S. history; the policies that made it inevitable may have spread to your child’s school.
Opinion: American spirit needs renewing
"Simply put, we are a mess. We must do better if we plan to survive as a free society."
Opinion: Democrats propose first gun grab since Lexington and Concord
"The 'mandatory gun buyback' exemplifies the impracticality and absurdity of do-somethingism."
Opinion: Trump-Trudeau conflict will fade
"American presidents always have cast a large shadow on Canada, but no American president has been as prominent, and as pilloried, as Trump"
Opinion: NRA is no terrorist organization
The resolution to declare the NRA an domestic terrorist organization may be good politics, but it's irresponsible for several reasons, says McGough.
Editorial: Keep what’s working in Oakland County
We met this week with interim Executive David Coulter, and our first sit-down with the former Ferndale mayor didn’t give us any cause for alarm.
Opinion: Establishing Space Command a wise move
"Many Americans may not see this as a big deal. But those who understand how America conducts military operations see it as a very big deal, indeed."
Finley: Is there a Prop A-style fix for roads?
If a solution to roads is going to come from the ballot, it has to be crafted in Prop A style. In other words, voters have to get something in return.
Opinion: School improves for Flint children
"The road is long, but the journey towards [our goal] in the Flint Community Schools district has begun."
Opinion: Unintended consequences of flavored vape ban
"Vaping has helped countless smokers regain control of their lives, but the newly enacted flavor ban puts all that progress in jeopardy."