Author archive for WDET

  • 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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  • Will Labor Dispute Indefinitely Delay Major Freeway Projects in Metro Detroit?

    Crain’s Detroit Business senior reporter Chad Livengood talks about the situation on Detroit Today.

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  • Detroit Schools drinking water shutoff “a positive ripple effect of the Flint crisis”

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  • Should We Segregate Students Based on Academic Ability?

    “You don’t learn to talk across difference if you are with people who are all just like you.”

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  • ‘It Touches You…It’s Traumatic’—The Effects of Eviction and Housing Insecurity on Kids

    Bridge Magazine reporter Chastity Pratt Dawsey opens up about her own childhood evictions in raw conversation on Detroit Today.

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