Author archive for WDET

  • Detroit’s Rashida Tlaib Becomes A National Name — Was It The Right Introduction?

    n Detroit Today, Stephen Henderson explores who Tlaib is, compared to what most of America is seeing or thinking about

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  • Fear and Loathing in Corktown: Detroit’s Oldest Surviving Neighborhood Deals with Change

    Detroit Free Press columnist John Carlisle joins Detroit Today to talk about his recent series of profiles on Corktown residents.

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  • Michigan Cities Face Eviction Crisis — Here Are Some Solutions

    There are efforts afoot in cities such as Cleveland to address chronic housing insecurity.

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  • Recreational Pot in Michigan — What Happens Next?

    How will the new law be implemented and enforced?

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  • Credit Agency Says Detroit Development Must Expand Beyond Downtown

    he credit ratings service Moody’s says Detroit has recovered enough from bankruptcy… 

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  • Who Will Pay For The Ballooning National Debt?

    There’s nothing new about this game. Republicans have said for decades now that tax cuts don’t cause deficits; they pay…

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  • Detroit Will Elect a Commission to Revise Its Charter… Again

    Is it wise to throw out the charter of Michigan’s largest city just six years after the current one was…

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  • Democratic Nominee for Attorney General Dana Nessel Joins Detroit Today

    Nessel responds to reports of a toxic campaign office and says she’s willing to revisit charges against Gov. Snyder in…

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  • Catholic College in Detroit is Offering Classes to an All-Muslim Group

    The students are studying social justice at Marygrove.

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  • MichMash: Making ‘Boring Bills’ Sexy Again

    No bill is too small or ‘boring’ to put in front of your state lawmaker.

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