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Proposal 2

Why This New Teacher is Going to the Supreme Court

Molly Nestor | Posted 12.04.2013 | Politics
Molly Nestor

Without an ability to attract and train a diverse student body, future teachers will continue to be largely homogenous, entering classrooms without cultural competence.

State Rejects Collective Bargaining Measure

Posted 11.07.2012 | Detroit

In a major blow to Michigan unions, voters rejected a proposal that would have amended the state's constitution to guarantee public and private-sector...

DEBATE: Should Michigan Pass The Proposal 2 Protect Our Jobs Amendment?

Posted 11.06.2012 | Detroit

Michigan is known for its automobiles -- and also for its residents' strong belief in preserving unions, passed down through generations of autoworker...

Vote Yes on 2

Paul Ruth | Posted 12.23.2012 | Detroit
Paul Ruth

People have always collected in ways to make life easier, freer and more prosperous. People unite against unequal treatment, or for the advancement of a common value. Collective bargaining is a natural advancement of the modern person.

Detroit Free Press Stabs City in Back

Scott Janssen | Posted 12.23.2012 | Detroit
Scott Janssen

Collective bargaining has made my family's American dream come to fruition and made Detroit a world power. Proposal 2 will allow the American dream to continue. The Detroit Free Press, however, has rallied against collective bargaining.

Study: Most Michigan School Districts In Violation Of Merit-Pay Law

Posted 10.16.2012 | Education

An analysis by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, a conservative think-tank, has determined that 80 percent of Michigan school districts surveyed ...

Democrats, Republicans Out of Touch on Gay Rights in Michigan

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

In just five years, support for both gay marriage and civil unions in Michigan has jumped by more than 20 points apiece.

Republicans Fire Strategist for Telling Them How to Win

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

What happens when a Republican strategist tries to figure out why the party keeps hemorrhaging votes? Well, in Michigan, he loses his job.