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Finley: GOP, Dems join to empty jail cells
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 | 12 hours 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 | 12 hours ago
Opinion: No half-fixes for Michigan roads
"If we don’t get it right this time, the price of fixing our roads will grow even more."
by Doug Rothwell | 12 hours ago
Opinion: History echoes in 2020 primary
"Nearly two decades ago the committee was taken with an essay that took first place but that has special interest in our own time."
by David Shribman | 12 hours 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 | 12 hours 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 | 1 hour 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 | 1 day 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 | 1 day 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 | 1 day 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 | 1 day 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 | 2 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 | 2 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 | 2 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 | 2 days ago
Finley: GOP, Dems join to empty jail cells Nolan Finley
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"
by Paul W. Smith | 3 days ago
Bankole: Follow facts in Mayor Duggan probe
"Mayor Duggan is no different than his predecessors and should be treated as such "
by Bankole Thompson | 3 days ago
Opinion: Congress fights for Michigan priorities
"Protecting the Great Lakes, funding the Soo Locks, and fighting the opioid crisis are priorities for Michigan families"
by John Moolenaar | 3 days ago
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"
by The Detroit News | 4 days ago
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"
by Jalen Rose | 4 days ago
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
| 5 days ago
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."
by Matthew R. Bailey | 6 days ago
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"
by Jase Bolger and Lindsay Killen | 6 days ago
Opinion: Hemingway and Castro linked in Cuba
"The two met only once, at a fishing competition held in Hemingway’s honor"
by David Shribman | 6 days ago
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"
by Nolan Finley | 6 days ago
Embrace the allure of E’lur Wrist Designs
You notice him the moment he walks into a room. He's the man with style -- the kind that says, "I've arrived!"
by Jocelynn Brown | 6 days ago
Opinion: Zuckerberg would harm free expression
"Zuckerberg is attempting to both extricate himself from the responsibility of running his site and attempting to hurt the competition."
Finley: Momentum shifts in fight to free innocent
Nolan Finley writes: "One innocent person locked up is too many. One thousand is unconscionable."
Opinion: GOP truly supports working class
"President Trump and the Republican Party are the guardians of blue-collar jobs, economic growth, and American values."
Bankole: 2020 reparations indebted to Conyers
"The reparations bill and other legislation Conyers sponsored in Congress made him a major negotiator on the issues shaping black life in America."
Editorial: Save the internet from needless regulation
"Technological innovation relies on a safe and open internet, and Title II threatens that by putting too much power in the hands of the government."
Opinion: The wall is compassionate immigration policy
Judd writes: "Enabling this humanitarian and security crisis to continue through inaction is not compassionate."
Letter: Clery Act makes campuses safer
"The Clery Act is not a time-consuming statistics but rather the blueprint to change the culture around campus safety."
Editorial: Court rightly revives false fraud case
"After falsely accusing thousands of Michiganians of fraud, the state’s Unemployment Insurance Agency is still dealing with the legal repercussions."
Opinion: Limits needed for asset forfeiture
Law enforcement officials must focus their efforts on securing criminal convictions before seizing people’s property, that would be a good thing.
Opinion: Union membership fixes wage disparity
When working men and women exercised their freedom to join in union, they demanded a fair return for their work and better working conditions.
Opinion: Launch Michigan improves education
The authors write: "Education is not only critical in the private sector, but it also has national security implications."
Letter: DNR disputes wolf killing claims
Mason writes: "The DNR’s action to request removal of these problem wolves was warranted given the circumstances."