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Column: 5 ways higher education can be seen as hostile to...

Editor’s note: In 2019, Amy Bonomi, a women’s studies scholar at Michigan State University, co-edited “Women Leading Change: Breaking the Glass Ceiling, Cliff, and...

Column: Trump’s insufficient unemployment benefits order will hurt Michigan

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Michigan and the rest of the country, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer acted quickly to try to slow its spread and...

Susan J. Demas: Deep down, we all know COVID-19 won’t disappear...

Last week, I spent several days hiking the Appalachian Trail with my family, after our pre-pandemic plans to fly cross-country and get lost in...

Rep. Kildee: Unemployment benefits are a lifeline for millions and they...

COVID-19 continues to sweep across the nation, and Michigan is being hit especially hard.  So far, over 6,000 people across our state have tragically lost...

Column: Congress must help abused children during the COVID-19 crisis

As Congress debates a $1 trillion package for additional pandemic relief, the COVID-19 virus is unleashing a separate pandemic — one in which many...

Rep. Andy Levin: Here’s the missing link to school reopenings 

I just hosted a Zoom call with suburban Detroit educators. It was heart-wrenching.  They spoke of teachers asking about life insurance and legal services to...

Column: Estamos aquí también — We are here, too

Everyone in our communities is essential, and our well-being is profoundly interconnected. That’s the reality the COVID-19 public health crisis has made plain.  In this...

Column: Here’s what schools need during COVID-19 and beyond

As we begin to reimagine K-12 education in a post-COVID-19 world, it is imperative we use research to guide our decisions to help all...

Column: The Americans with Disabilities Act turns 30 during COVID-19

When President George Herbert Walker Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law on July 26, 1990, we doubt he was thinking...

Susan J. Demas: We’re in a Trump recession. Michigan Republicans think...

In Washington, conservative fiscal scolds are finally emerging from an almost four-year hibernation in the deficit-busting, economic-tanking Trump era, as polls show the president...

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