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Since compromise is the underpinning of our country's governance system, it should come as no surprise that our government doesn't work when compromise doesn't exist.
Michigan has long seen the value of renewables and energy efficiency to attract investment and buoy its economy -- something that continues to pay dividends.. But those positive lessons are being unlearned in Lansing where an odd effort is afoot in the statehouse to repel that sort of growth.
Detroit's future isn't "out there". It has been here, all along. Falling into bed at the end of the day spent only to rise, pull his boots on yet again and get the job done. These are the people I speak of when I speak of Detroit. Detroit is filled with James Robertsons, invisible to most but the backbone of a city that just doesn't quit. Ever.
The post-industrial dystopia emerging on the streets of Detroit may be shocking, but it is not surprising. The crisis results from the convergent forces of fiscal austerity and structural racism in a region defined by its extreme segregation of race, wealth and opportunity.
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To the deep consternation of the oilogopoly and their kindred and influential allies in government and finance the price of oil has been dropping precipitously.
It's long past time for the United States to recognize the human right to water domestically and devise national, state, and local policy solutions that both guarantee sufficient financing for affordable public water infrastructure and service.
As the month of September approaches its end, the start of construction for the Detroit Red Wings' sleek, state-of-the-art, and highly anticipated hockey arena approaches.
Forget every negative thing you've seen or heard about Detroit, because Detroit is on fire. Detroit is not the worst city in America, it happens to be the best.
Michigan GOP Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land paid less than three percent of her income over the past two years in federal
No one is suggesting that we can't improve educational outcomes but pretending that a severely biased reading of an immaterial report somehow confirms the need for highly suspect partisan solutions could be the best example of where our school systems really do need to improve.
Imagine for a moment that you're a mom in Detroit living on less than what it takes for your family to thrive. You face similar challenges as all moms in low-income situations, plus more.
I believe Fernando Palazuelo, the new owner of the Packard Plant, is going to be successful beyond our expectations in his goal of redeveloping the Packard for several reasons you may not have thought of.
A deal still has to be made to rescue the city and all stakeholders should have some say if the end result is to sustain a vibrant and viable city.
When officials raided a house in Detroit, they stumbled on quite a haul. Wayne County Sheriff's deputies and Bureau of Alcohol
Through working closely with writers and seeing their work in publications, it is my hope that our young people come away with a sense of their readers, a sense that there is someone there for them, like we are for Keats, on the other side of the page.
Why not provide an opportunity for Nugent to demonstrate his humanitarian side? In other words, why not turn lemons into lemonade (or perhaps more aptly, feral hog entrails into pulled pork sandwiches)?