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Propaganda, Potholes and Pensions: Political Ads and Business Clichés During Election (Hunting) Season

Kevin Walsh | Posted 12.09.2014 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

Sadly, the two-pronged grade-school defense of "Nu'Uh" and "But he did it, too" will probably carry the day come November. With corporations as citizens, with jean-clad CEOs as governors and with an amnesiac public convinced that their problems stem from the quickly vanishing middle class, what's a non-billionaire to do?

Bad Ads and Worse Puns for Rick Snyder: Inside the Koch Brothers' War-Room

Kevin Walsh | Posted 06.01.2014 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

Always a fan of strange ads, I thought I'd deconstruct the possible creation of this beauty -- a close second to Rick Snyder's scuba-diving Super Bowl ad.

A Reasonable Model for Clean Energy Leadership

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 11.27.2013 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

In a week full of crazy Republican extremism, a common-sense moderate feels like a breath of fresh air. One of those welcome breezes is blowing out of...

A Comprehensive Street Art Guide To Basel

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts
Read More: Wynwood Walls, NYC | Pastel, Jose Mertz, Fabien Castanier Gallery, South Africa, c215, NYC | EnMasse, Miami 2012, Stae2, New Jersey, Argentina, Trek Matthews, Cory Helford Gallery, Buff Monster, Atlanta | Trek Matthews, Ca, Molly Rose Freeman, Dal East, Kenton Parker, Australia | LNY, Tennessee, Urban Pop Up Gallery, La, Italy | Sam Parker, Nyc, Toronto, Claw Money, Jaz, Joe Iurato, Oakland CA | Joe Iurato, Atlanta | Jaz, Ever, Miami Project 2012, Ces, Augustine Kofie, Speedy Graphito, Pastel, Pulse Miami 2012, Stephen Espo Powers, How & Nosm, LA | Nobody, Sam Parker, 131, Argentina | Hec One Love, Klughaus Gallery, Daleast, Dustin Spagnola, faith47, Oakland Ca, Maya Hayuk, Myla (of Dabs & Myla), Elian, Logan Hicks, Anthony Spinello, Herakut, Shepard Fairey, Futura, Invader, Italy | Never 2501, Adjust Gallery, Atlanta, IRAK), Mixed Media Collective, China, Argentina | Dal East, Steven P. Harrington, Lebo, Hec One Love, Santiago Rubino, Nj, Niels Shoe Meulman, Fountain Art Fair, Primary Projects, Blade, North Carolina, Miami, Brooklyn Street Art, Atlanta | GILF!, Jonathan LeVine Gallery, LeBasse Projects, Jaime Rojo, POSE and Kenny Scharf. the Outdoor Walls Will Be Complemented With and Indoor Exhibition Featuring New Works on Canvas By: AIKO, Daze, Canada | Lauren Napolitano, Snyder, Scope Art Fair, Anne Preece, The Factory, Lauren Napolitano, White Walls Gallery, Canada, Tennessee | Dustin Spagnola, San Fransico, Faith 47, South Africa | Molly Rose Freeman, D*Face, Art Basel 2012, North Carolina | Pixel Pancho, Cooper Cole Gallery, Jesse Geller (Nemel, Joshua Liner Gallery, NJ | Anne Preece, Sp, Argentina | Elian, Argentina | Ever, Juxtapoz, Italy, Gilf!, Alex Yanes, Momo, New Jersey | PLF, Toofly, Context Art Fair Miami 2012, Culver City, Galerie Swanström, Os Gemeos, China | Faith 47, Nobody, Never 2501, Pixel Pancho, La Pandilla, Tatiana Suarez, Dceve, Rime, Gorey, Toper, Oblvn, Enmasse, Abstrkt, Typoe, Evoca1, Rero, Plf, Cosbe, Rone, Wane, Arts News
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Art Basel is set to whip Miami into a sea-foamy art-star laden froth these next few days, but art on the street is the unofficial engine that will be ...

Efforts To Modernize Detroit's Transportation Grid Roll Forward

Posted 12.13.2011 | Detroit

Efforts to coordinate and modernize Detroit's regional transportation system are slowly rolling forward, despite some remaining obstacles. State Se...

Lawsuit: New State Districts Gerrymandered, Violate Voting Rights Act

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 12.09.2011 | Detroit

A coalition of groups representing African-American and Latino voters filed a federal lawsuit against Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) in Detroit's U.S. ...

New Report: Michigan Economy Is Moving "Significantly Backward" By Hiking Taxes on the Poor

Patricia Lesko | Posted 01.28.2012 | Detroit
Patricia Lesko

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, one of the nation's premier policy organizations working at the federal and state levels on fiscal policy ...

Arin Greenwood

Snyder's Dropped City Paper Lawsuit Leaves SLAPP Act Untested

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- When Dan Snyder dropped his defamation lawsuit against Washington City Paper, the American Civil Liberties Union of the Nation's Capital...

Super Bowl-Super Blowhards

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

While it's true sports analogies are cheap, Super Bowl 45 (pardon me: XLV) is irresistible as a metaphor for American politics even though it's anyth...

Fred Phelps' Hatemongering and the First Amendment

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Fred Phelps and his "church" are the ones who arrive at various places and events all across the country, waving hate-filled signs which convey his belief that God hates the US, homosexuals, the U.S. military, and dead American soldiers.

Sam Stein

Peter Hoekstra Fails To Register petehoekstra.com

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Someone other than Congressman and gubernatorial candidate Pete Hoekstra appears to have purchased the URL petehoekstra.com and the results aren't exa...