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Column: Trump admin issues new crackdown on immigrants with health insurance...

On Oct. 4, the President Trump administration issued a proclamation targeting the health insurance market and legal immigration into the United States. The impact...

Rick Haglund: UAW-GM deal will likely boost workers, economy

President Donald Trump could take a lesson in the art of the deal from the United Auto Workers and General Motors Co. A tentative four-year...

Susan J. Demas: Trump is an existential threat to journalism

I've never had any delusions that many people — including most in politics — hate the media. We are incredibly annoying, what with asking all...

Column: Why more places are abandoning Columbus Day in favor of...

Increasingly, Columbus Day is giving people pause. More and more towns and cities across the country are electing to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day as an...

Susan J. Demas: After years of cutting Michigan to the bone,...

In 2011, I was having dinner with a big media executive on a day that teachers were protesting GOP then-Gov. Rick Snyder's budget cuts...

Column: Michigan gets called out for having the most Black children...

We want every child to thrive in Michigan. A new snapshot from the Annie E. Casey Foundation calls out our state on this goal...

Column: HUD’s attacks on civil rights protections contradict science and the...

Have you ever heard the phrase “racism without racists?" Particularly in the United States, terms like “racism,” “racist,” and “discrimination” are deeply entwined with...

Column: Workplace sex discrimination claims are common – but they’re not...

Several cases addressing whether it’s legal to fire a worker because of their sexual orientation and gender identity were taken up by the Supreme...

Column: Trump’s relentless assault on immigrants threatens their futures, and even...

The impeachment inquiry against President Trump has quickly become the greatest challenge to his presidency, but that doesn’t seem to have slowed his relentless...

Rick Haglund: People aren’t moving from Michigan — but that’s not...

Michigan’s auto industry was built, in part, on the backs of hundreds of thousands of poor workers from the South who moved here in...

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