Progress Michigan blog posts.

Snyder’s new showdown

(Jessica Kelton is a guest blogger for Progress Michigan. She teaches economics and political economy at Lansing Community College.) It looks like there may be another Tea Party showdown wild wild West style led by Governor Rick Snyder.  After his legislative victory earlier this year slashing funding for schools, lowering taxes for businesses, and increasing…

Russ Harding: Just the Facts

Russ Harding, he of the extreme right-wing advocacy group masquerading as a think tank, The Mackinac Center, had a wonderfully timed opinion piece in the Detroit Free Press this weekend.  It is time to deflate the green energy bubble in Michigan before it does even more economic harm. Perfectly timed because this morning, one “green…