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Snyder Sent Flint Emergency Manager To Poison Detroit School Children

Snyder Sent Flint Emergency Manager To Poison Detroit School Children

The poisoning of Flint's school children is what is expected when Republicans abolish democracy to provide more money for the…

8 years ago

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Stuck On Repeat

Gov. Snyder has no intention of allowing the people of Detroit any say-so when it comes to Detroit Public Schools.

9 years ago

Can’t Blame Obama: African-American Voters Showed Up But Rick Snyder Won In Michigan

We can't blame this on Obama. And we can't blame it on Detroit voters not turning out at the polls…

9 years ago

To Pillage and Plunder: Republican Leadership to Make 150,000 Homeless in Detroit

In the next year and a half, as many as 150,000 people are expected to lose their homes due to…

9 years ago

Democracy Returns To Detroit…Or Does It?

On Thursday evening, September 25, democracy was permitted to return to Detroit when City Council members voted unanimously to restore…

9 years ago

Gov. Rick Snyder Might Lose In Michigan? Not Exactly a Shocker

There are those who find themselves surprised that Democratic challenger Mark Schauer now finds himself with a slim lead over…

9 years ago

Gov. Rick Snyder’s Emergency Manager Is Denying Poor People Running Water In Detroit

A coalition working with organizations and activists the world over to promote water as a basic human right filed a…

10 years ago

Republican Rick Snyder’s Scythe Cuts Through Michigan’s Surplus and Kills Job Growth

Under Republican Governor Rick Snyder, Michigan shows how starving the beast and corporate giveaways plays out on a micro level,…

10 years ago

Detroit Bankruptcy Inevitable; The Road Taken To Bankruptcy Inexcusable

It's hardly a surprise that U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes declared on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2013, that Detroit is eligible…

10 years ago

Where Were You When They Stole Detroit’s Democracy?

If it happens here, it certainly won't end here. The threat to Detroit's democracy is a threat to everyone who…

10 years ago

Detroit is the New Conservative Wet Dream

With entire swaths of Detroit uninhabited, some white knights are swooping in and buying up empty lots, parking lots and…

11 years ago

Detroit Sinks Deeper Into Hell As It Faces Right Wing Utopian Fantasies

Detroit faces austerity, vulture capitalists, and privatization as right wing ideologues pounce. Of course, no good will come of it.

11 years ago

Detroit Is Beta-Test of the GOP Plan To Sell The Federal Government to Corporations

The first beta-test of selling off a city to corporations began when an emergency manager in Detroit filed for bankruptcy,…

11 years ago

Michigan’s Education Achievement Authority Lights the Way Toward Abolishing Public Education

Michigan Gov. Snyder's Education Achievement Authority has been created for the sole purpose of establishing a workable model demonstrating how…

11 years ago

Arne Duncan, Secretary of Misinformation and Miseducation

Who should we see sitting next to Secretary Duncan, joyfully reading stories to suitably enraptured Detroit school children but Gov.…

11 years ago

Tears of Joy as Emergency Manager Is Leaving Detroit Public Schools

The Detroit Public Schools emergency manager has announced his all-too-welcome decision to GTFO and step down in a couple weeks.

11 years ago

Gov. Snyder’s Emergency Manager Law May Violate Equal Protection Rights

The clock is ticking, and Detroit's new Emergency Manager is listening. June 23 is the 50th anniversary of the date…

11 years ago

Detroit’s Emergency Manager Is Just As Guilty As the Crook Who Hired Him

Rick Snyder's intention all along has been to hijack democracy in Michigan - and Detroit in particular - and now…

11 years ago

Democracy Thief Rick Snyder is Struggling to Find an Emergency Manager for Detroit

It seems Gov. Rick Snyder is having a bit of difficulty finding anyone who wants the job of becoming the…

11 years ago

Michigan Shows Us How Republicans Plan to Get Revenge for 2012 Loss

if you want to get an idea of what is written in the post Election 2012 Koch Brothers Playbook (aka…

11 years ago

You live in Michigan? Your rights are optional

If you want to get an idea of what Republican revenge for President Obama's victory in 2012 looks like, look…

11 years ago

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Thumbs his Nose at Court Ruling

Republican Governor Rick Snyder and his henchmen continue to do all they can to thwart the will of the people…

12 years ago

Rick Snyder Attempts to Kill Democracy in Michigan via Fontgate

Republicans decided that the people of Michigan should not be allowed to vote on the Emergency Manager law because the…

12 years ago

Michigan’s Emergency Manager Laws Are Dismantling Democracy from Within

It is no exaggeration to say that Michigan's emergency manager laws are a threat to democracy, and the chance to…

12 years ago

If Romney Wins, Detroit is a Warning of What’s in Store for Everyone Else

If Romney wins in November, urban communities around the country will be forced into dependency by hateful Republicans. If Obama…

12 years ago