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Susan J. Demas: Republicans have us trapped in a deadly COVID...

Republicans — with the help of four cowardly Democrats — celebrated their ignoble victory Wednesday over common sense and public health, as they ditched...

Column: States and schools should reinstate mask mandates

If we don’t act now, masks could become a long-term fashion accessory. In the past 14 days, the United States has seen tremendous growth in...

Rick Haglund: Michigan continues to underinvest in higher education, in good...

Last week, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a record $17.1 billion K-12 spending bill that eliminates a nearly 30-year-long basic state funding gap between school...

Delta variant Q&A: How the rapidly spreading COVID-19 variant might change...

As the Delta variant takes hold, the unvaccinated are in for a rude awakening. It’s not just ignorance — they’re begging for a Darwin...

Column: It’s time for billionaires to pay their fair share of...

Imagine a world where we aren’t asked to choose between funding our schools and other crucial public services like fixing our roads and bridges,...

Column: Biden threw down the gauntlet in the battle over voting...

It was hard to miss the challenge that President Joe Biden posed to Americans as he burned through a fiery speech at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia...

Column: Let’s use data to put kids and families first

Every year, Kids Count in Michigan asks how government policies and budgets can better prioritize what’s most important to us: young people and their...

Column: How would you like someone to trespass on your property...

Enbridge Energy, the operator of Line 5 pipeline, is willfully thumbing its nose at our governor, state officials, tribes and landowners as it ignores...

Susan J. Demas: National parks are America’s best idea. Here’s how...

"No, wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread....

Jeff Timmer: Republicans threaten the ‘Chimes of Freedom’

Far between sundown's finish An' midnights broken toll We ducked inside the doorway, thunder crashing As majestic bells of bolts Struck shadows in the sound Seeming to be the...

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