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Editorial: Blame strike on UAW corruption
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 | 22 hours 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 | 1 day ago
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 | 1 day 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 | 1 day ago
Opinion: ‘Woke’ Monopoly game devalues women
"I do not see how a game that gives women a head start supports or encourages either women or men. Instead, it just embeds inequity and incites resentment."
by Rachel Greszler | 1 day 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 | 1 day 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 | 1 day 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 | 2 days ago
Editorial: Don’t compromise fairness for a speedy vote count
Local clerks who manage elections are rightly worried that they will be overwhelmed by absentee ballots in the 2020 elections.
by The Detroit News | 2 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 | 3 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 | 4 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.
by Graham Filler | 4 days ago
Opinion: Vaping bans hurt adults smokers trying to quit
"It’ll only make it more difficult for millions of smokers to end their deadly dalliance with a proven killer."
by Ross Marchand | 4 days ago
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
by Nolan Finley | 4 days ago
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Society Confidential: NFL’s Braylon Edwards tells all in new book
ALos: The Met to exhibit Southfield collector's fashion treasures
by Chuck Bennett | 5 days ago
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.
by Jocelynn Brown | 5 days ago
Bankole: Expungement bills a redemptive move for Detroit
"Far too many people struggle to provide for their families and to be productive members of our communities because of mistakes they made as teenagers."
by Bankole Thompson | 5 days ago
Opinion: American spirit needs renewing
"Simply put, we are a mess. We must do better if we plan to survive as a free society."
by Michael Warren | 5 days ago
Opinion: Democrats propose first gun grab since Lexington and Concord
"The 'mandatory gun buyback' exemplifies the impracticality and absurdity of do-somethingism."
by David Harsanyi | 5 days ago
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"
by David Shribman | 5 days ago
Opinion: Feds should fund the Beck Road project
"No issue is more palpable than everyday infrastructure."
by Rep. Haley Stevens | 5 days ago
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.
by The Detroit News | 5 days ago
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."
by JV Venable and Tom Spoehr | 5 days ago
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.
by Nolan Finley | 5 days ago
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."
by Amelia Hamilton | 6 days ago
Opinion: Tax the rich to pay for roads, education
"The time has come for them to put forth a budget and a plan, one that provides adequate funding without putting other budget priorities at risk. "
by Ron Bieber | 6 days ago
Jacques: Cross-exams new challenge for campus sex ‘courts’
Campus investigations and hearings surrounding alleged sexual misconduct are increasingly mimicking actual courtrooms.
by Ingrid Jacques | 6 days ago
Letters: Other views on popular vote, Electoral College, big oil
"Joyner reassured jittery constitutionalists that the National Popular Vote plan is in line with the Constitution ... Except that it's not. "
Finley: Jobs likely for failed FCA hopefuls
So far, 38,000 job seekers have expressed interest in the positions, and another 10,000 are expected to do so before the hiring process closes.
Podcast: Howes on Ford becoming ‘America’s‘ automaker
Detroit’s top two automakers – facing a potential circus surrounding contract talks – are jostling for position with the public and President Trump.Weekend-essay
Paul W. Smith: Vape ban could lead to all kinds of regulations
Whitmer's ban of certain vape juices has caused lots of conversation about other things that we don't regulate or outlaw ... yet.
Opinion: Gun violence is more than a mental health issue
"I am committed to ending the stigma associated between mental illness and gun violence. Not everyone that commits a violent act is mentally ill."
Opinion: Has Biden learned from his mistakes?
"Biden’s 2020 candidacy swells his most insufferable lesions."
Finley: Make country music great again
"Singers like Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard seduced listeners by conjuring their shared heritage and experiences."
Editorial: Finally, some progress for Detroit students
After years firmly entrenched as the worst urban school district in the country, DPSCD is finally making some upward progress.
Opinion: Improve Michigan’s youth justice system
"Treating all 17-year-olds as adults in the criminal justice system is good for neither youth nor Michiganians. "
Opinion: Bernie needs an economics lesson
"Bernie Sanders simply has no idea what role profit plays in an economy. Because of this, he naively equates 'profit' with 'greed.'"