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Column: After economic and criminal justice wins, here’s what Michigan leaders...

What a difference a year makes. This time last winter, Michigan was enduring a historic cold snap. And we were coming off of a...

Susan J. Demas: Confessions of a failed pundit on Iowa caucus...

For the last dozen years or so, I've made the same joke about being a pundit: "I'm paid to be wrong." I've used it on...

Susan J. Demas: Whitmer puts the GOP on notice in her...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's second State of the State speech this week accomplished two things she needed to do after a bumpy first year of...

Column: When it comes to federal regulations, your 2¢ are priceless

Over the last three years, President Donald Trump’s administration has proposed a spate of harmful administrative rules in furtherance of his cruel agenda. As...

Rick Haglund: Tesla settlement means more changes for Michigan’s auto industry

The settlement of a long-running lawsuit between Tesla and the state of Michigan this week cleverly allows the California-based automaker to sell vehicles directly...

Column: How undoing Obamacare would harm more than the health of...

The Affordable Care Act remains on life support after a panel of federal judges ruled on Dec. 18, 2019, that the law’s individual mandate...

Column: For a greener future, we must accept there’s nothing inherently...

Digital technologies are often put forward as a solution to environmental dilemmas. The spread of the internet came with claims of a huge reduction in...

Susan J. Demas: In the Trump era, the GOP silence on...

It’s a safe bet that if a Republican lawmaker told a female reporter that a group of schoolboys could “have a lot of fun...

Column: Black Americans mostly left behind by progress since Dr. King’s...

On April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn., while assisting striking sanitation workers. Back then, over a half century...

Column: Help us with this ’10-year challenge’ and #CountAllKids in the...

A lot can change in a decade — as anyone who has seen the “10-year challenge” on social media knows. Children grow from toddlers...

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