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There is certainly a revival in the Motor City and we should all be excited about the possibilities. But I want to caution Toby Barlow and anyone who believes that to be part of the renaissance one has to relocate to Downtown Detroit.
The complaint is pervasive: politicos are unresponsive. There is polarized policy being imposed on unpolarized voters all over the country, and Michigan ranks among the states where this happens most frequently.
Cities, it turns out, are from from monolithic. These urban adventures offer travelers a chance to escape from the normal without escaping to the woods.
Now, I always try to be the first one who says Detroiters' mantra: "How're you doin'?" Because we all exist, and here we don't let each other forget it.
This week marks the rollout of our latest sections: HuffPost Detroit is fresh off the assembly line, and with Thanksgiving just a week away, there's no better time to announce the launch of our redesigned Kitchen Daily.
Should the pledge be required? Should patriotism be compulsory? Can it be? The Supreme Court, it turns out, has already addressed these questions.
A small group of Kalamazoo food activists and professionals have begun studying the Food and Farm Bill so that they can talk to and influence policymakers, two of whom will play a key role in this year's [Congressional] appropriations.
As one Organizing for America volunteer said, "During the last campaign, our slogan was 'Yes We Can;' this time it should be 'Yes We Must.'" That's seems to be the attitude prevalent among Michigan Obama supporters.
On Wednesday, November 2, I enjoyed an uplifting ceremony at the White House celebrating the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards - the...
In Northville, Michigan, Halloween is a competitive sport and perhaps the most important holiday of the year.
"Economic stability provides for social stability, a critical factor for keeping families together," Dustin said. "Where are the family values with these economic policies that favor the rich?"
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If anyone believed 2011 was the year of the direct assault on proponents of the middle class, clean air and water, public education, and respect for first responders, and democracy itself, just wait until 2013.
It took nine months before Michael McCarthy and Marcia Myers fully realized what they'd actually purchased in Harbor Springs, Michigan. "We saw this w...