Progress Michigan blog posts.

Michigan to Occupy Wall Street

Americans are beyond angry and frustrated with not being heard by the people they elect – who only listen to the millionaires and corporate sponsors who fund their campaigns. That’s why you’re seeing Americans from unemployed people to airline pilots taking to the streets. America was founded as a country where we reward hard work…

Stand up for kids, not CEOs!

A poignant video from the Michigan Education Assocation: Republicans in Lansing voted to give a $1.8 billion tax break to rich CEOs and corporate special interests — paid for by cuts to our local schools. Big banks and oil companies got a massive tax break, while our children are being robbed of their opportunity to…

A Friend Lost

We met 38 years ago, at first living together as friends and then keeping in touch, more or less, ever since.  So when the news came yesterday that Jan had walked to a park in Warren and shot herself to death, it was, of course, a shock. Jan’s death is tragic and horribly sad for…