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B.A. Schaaff: We’ve had some important national wins for LGBTQ+ rights,...

Pride Month is a chance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people to be proud and visible in a world that tells...

Column: The Legislature needs to strengthen unemployment insurance, not weaken it

COVID-altered life in Michigan continues to reveal the inadequacy of many of our state’s social policies and safety net systems, and a new report...

Column: What, to the Republican, is the nineteenth of June?

The headline above pays homage to one of the most powerful and brilliant speeches in American history. Frederick Douglass, the 19th century’s most eloquent...

David Hecker: Public education must continue to fight ugly truth of...

Michigan can and should be a place where every child, regardless of race or ZIP code, has the opportunity to get a quality public...

Rick Haglund: Absence of viable regional transportation continues to hurt SE...

I recently traveled to an appointment in Dearborn, about 20 miles from my home in Oakland County. Good thing I own a car.  The trip...

What Republicans need to know about critical race theory

The late historian John Henrik Clarke explained the dominant subculture’s preoccupation with manipulating history. Europeans “began manipulating history in the 15th century to justify the...

Column: White Americans can handle the truth about the nation’s history

When Europeans first came to the Americas in the middle of the last millennium, scholars estimate that there were roughly 60 million Indigenous people...

Susan J. Demas: After more than a year of doing the...

The last 15 months have wrought a bone-tiredness that's hard to fully describe or even comprehend. The pressure you feel as a parent of...

Column: Democrats shouldn’t negotiate with terrorists over 1/6 panel

Why do most Capitol Hill Republicans oppose the creation of a bipartisan commission to investigate the deadly coup against democracy staged on Jan. 6?...

Peter Ruark: Unemployment Insurance is not to blame for the so-called...

We've all seen the recent news coverage and memes going around about some businesses' struggles finding workers right now. A coworker of mine even...

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