Get the news
Stable neighborhoods will boost Detroit
Trump stays tough on socialism
"Let’s be clear as to what Socialism is – it is a system or arbitrary and often capricious control and redistribution of money and resources."
by Tony Shaffer | 18 hours ago
Designer adds color to the yarn industry
Toni Lipsey is making history -- one stitch at a time. She's among the few African Americans and persons of color with a thriving business in the multi-million dollar yarn crafting industry!
by Jocelynn Brown | 22 hours ago
Democrats’ anti-Semitism problem not going away
"Anti-Zionism" -- the predominant justification for violence, murder and hatred against Jews -- is a growing position on the American left."
by David Harsanyi | 1 day ago
Jacques: Empowering women to shine in Japan
"Japan is dealing with debates surrounding how to help more women succeed in the workplace, such as through equal pay, paid leave and child care."
by Ingrid Jacques | 1 day ago
Letter: Don’t ban booze on Michigan rivers
"By banning alcohol on or near those three rivers, bureaucrats are dictating how Michiganians should spend their summers, and that’s just not right."
by The Detroit News | 1 day ago
Editorial: House GOP smart to stay bipartisan
"These are important goals for lawmakers -- and the state -- and they are also a reasonable set of priorities given the current divided government."
by The Detroit News | 1 day ago
Opinion: Non-competitive Dollar could hurt tariffs
"If the dollar keeps rising, it could simply negate much of the gains the president is now achieving from his tariff strategy."
by Michael Stumo | 1 day ago
Bankole: Subsidies offer little community value
"In 2019, corporations must project people-centered values that communities they operate in can relate to not just focused on racking up profits."
by Bankole Thompson | 1 day ago
Finley: $22 trillion debt? Let’s spend more
"My vote in 2020 will go to a candidate who levels with the American people about our dire fiscal condition, and the sacrifice required to fix it."
by Nolan Finley | 1 day ago
Democrats abandon their integrity
"For Benson, Whitmer, and Nessel, real bipartisanship was probably too much to ask for. Sadly, it turns out, so was integrity."
by Greg McNeilly | 1 day ago
Opinion: Drivers using pot need impairment test
Until technology can provide a reliable biological test that reflects impairment, professional field sobriety evaluation is the only solution.
by Adrian Moore | 2 days ago
Opinion: Educators don’t deserve funding crisis
"Michigan has made room for corporate tax cuts and raids on the School Aid Fund to pay for other political priorities."
by Paula Herbart | 2 days ago
Editorial: Lawmakers, think beyond snow day waivers
"Lawmakers ought to encourage schools to employ a year-round calendar that could more easily accommodate make-up days."
by The Detroit News | 2 days ago
Opinion: Amazon retreats from NYC subsidies
"Amazon abandoned a high-profile, multi-billion-dollar project rather than stick around and try to make its case."
by John C. Mozena | 3 days ago
Podcast: Howes on Michigan’s Dingell Daniel Howes
Finley: $22 trillion debt? Let's spend more Nolan Finley
Finley: Killing jobs is not a Michigan value
"I believe Michigan residents don't value sacrificing 300 jobs in a tough luck community just so its governor can rebuke President Donald Trump."
by Nolan Finley | 3 days ago
Letter: Styrofoam pollutes Mich. water
Let's protect our water ways, our own health, and our wildlife by banning foam cups and takeout containers here in Michigan.
by The Detroit News | 3 days ago
Bennett: Go Red for Women fights heart disease
The occasion was the 15th anniversary of the Go Red for Women Luncheon, raising funds and awareness in the fight against heart disease and stroke.
by Chuck Bennett | 3 days ago
Smith: AOC takes America off course
I can’t wait for her to come up with 25,000 well-paying jobs.
by Paul W. Smith | 4 days ago
Opinion: Lower incarceration rate to improve society
"When someone is locked up, those left behind pay a price."
by David Safavian | 4 days ago
Bankole: Wayne County treasurer should come clean
Those who serve in the public interest have an obligation to carry out their functions with openness, fairness and probity, Bankole writes
by Bankole Thompson | 4 days ago
Editorial: Examine conflicts in Wayne Treasurer’s office
It stretches belief that Sabree would have so little knowledge of his wife's business, particularly since it dovetails so neatly with his own.
by The Detroit News | 4 days ago
Jacques: Why the freakout over charter leader?
Shortly after Gov. Whitmer last week announced her appointment of Doug Ross as her senior adviser for Michigan prosperity, outrage followed.
by Ingrid Jacques | 5 days ago
Opinion: Let’s continue the economic boom
Walberg writes: "After two years of the Trump presidency, America’s economic engine has been reignited."
by Tim Walberg | 5 days ago
Podcast: Howes on Michigan’s John Dingell
Howes says Detroit’s auto industry has lost the best friend in Washington it probably ever had.Daniel Howes
| 6 days ago
Finley: A service worthy of an American hero
John Dingell, the longest serving congressman in United States history, and one of its best, was first a soldier.
Editorial: Make campaign finance violations sting
"In the future, fines must be more than slaps on the wrist for campaign finance violators."
Opinion: Whitmer misrepresented school funding woes
"As the budget continues to grow, state leaders should look for ways to make sure that dollars follow students rather than end up in bureaucracies."
by Ben DeGrow | 6 days ago
Opinion: Teacher tests can right past wrongs
"Children and families deserve a process that will bring these teachers into their classroom."
by Emery Petchauer | 6 days ago
Palmer Park Art Fair caters to artists’ needs
Artists have always been represented by all age groups, yet over time not all continue to have the stamina to participate in art fairs, or maybe they were never afforded the opportunity for one reason or another.
Bennett: Covenant House inspires Angela Grovey
Also Marc Jacobs pairing with Bedrock Manufacturing for new watch line; Dining hotspot Bella Piatti toasts six years of service
Jacques: Before ‘free’ college, fix the schools
Jacques writes: "It’s becoming all too common for Democrats to tote promises of government giveaways, from education to health care."
Bankole: Omar, Tlaib should focus on districts
"Picking a fight with players in the Israel-Palestinian conflict is completely irrelevant to the present needs of impoverished districts."
Opinion: Democrats can’t talk honestly about abortion
"Democrats have been allowed to get away without answering any serious questions regarding their opposition to post-20-week abortion restrictions."
Opinion: Democrats declare war on cows
In the United States, agriculture is responsible for about 9 percent of our emissions.
Opinion: Whitmer must act for bipartisanship
"Republican leadership tried to extend an olive branch to get the governor to come to the table, but she refused to build bridges and negotiate."
Opinion: Mich. Congress members support Green New Deal
"56 freshmen legislators are a potentially influential caucus promoting the Green New Deal in a chamber Democrats control by fewer than 20 seats."
Opinion: Midwest leads fight for housing affordability
The authors write: "A trend toward zoning reform to address housing shortages is emerging."