Progress Michigan blog posts.

Defending Healthcare Beats Defending Statues

For the last year, conservatives have spent their time defending the honor of dead confederates. Meanwhile, progressives have spent the year defending the healthcare of millions of living and breathing Americans. Those two strategies were on display in yesterday’s Virginia gubernatorial race. Dr. Ralph Northam, the Lt. Governor, campaigned on protecting the Affordable Care Act…

Giving Thanks

I’ve been working at Progress Michigan for about three months now. When I was brought on as the Digital Media Strategist, I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. I came from the corporate marketing world, helping Fortune 500 companies connect with consumers in new and innovative ways. I loved what I was doing, but after…

A New Chapter

  By Matthew Kovac Three years ago, my future coworkers asked why I wanted to join them in Michigan. I was Skyping in from the Chicago suburbs, fresh from journalism school and just 40 minutes away from a metropolis overflowing with its own racial and economic injustices to expose. Why pick up and move? The…