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How students used social media and memes to change a University...

The University of Michigan has a long history of politically active movements, from the 1962 Port Huron Statement, the first-ever teach-in in 1965 and...

Susan J. Demas: Knowing what you don’t know is one of...

Last week marked the 18th anniversary of 9/11. I will never forget listening to a couple Iowa hard rock DJs try and figure out...

Noah Arbit: Why I founded the Michigan Democratic Jewish Caucus

American Jews have always excelled in community organizing. Some of the most prominent movement leaders of the past century have been Jewish: Saul Alinsky,...

U.S. House Democrats advance impeachment investigation 

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats edged closer to Thursday to launching formal impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.  The House Judiciary Committee voted 24-17 along...

Michigan leaders remember 9/11

On the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Michigan officials remembered the almost 3,000 people who were killed in New York and Washington,...

Ex-NYT labor reporter: Trump has ‘not made America great again’ for...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has “not made America great again for American workers,” a former longtime New York Times labor reporter told an...

Why Is Gogebic County an island of blue in a sea...

Gogebic County is a small, rural county of 15,342 people located in the southwestern corner of the Upper Peninsula.  Among the things you’ll find there...

New York Times’ ‘1619 Project’ on the history of slavery comes...

A New York Times reporter who spearheaded a popular magazine project that remembers the 400-year anniversary of American slavery on Wednesday responded to a...

Brian Elder: On Labor Day, here’s why Michigan needs a working-class...

Organized labor didn’t just give rise to the auto industry; it gave birth to the American middle class.   These jobs set the standard around the...

Detroit’s former Cobo Center is now TCF Center

The former Cobo Convention Center in Detroit has a new name: TCF Center. The Tuesday downtown news conference included Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Gov. Gretchen...

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