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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...

Rick Haglund: COVID relief cash could help Michigan stop ‘treading water’

Michigan’s economic development strategy over the past 50 years mostly has focused on cutting business taxes and offering companies a variety of financial incentives...

Ron Bieber: Mean-spirited GOP attacks on unemployed workers must stop

Over the last several weeks, the dated, racist myth of the “welfare queen” has taken on a new form as corporations and Republican politicians...

Todd A. Heywood: Let’s talk about immunocompromised people and the COVID...

Everyone has heard politicians and public health leaders pleading with Americans to get one of the three available vaccines for SARS-COV-2 — the virus...

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