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Yellow Springs

Seems now, in the fifth decade, if it is familiar in any way, I move toward it. I call it relapsing. When is that pivot point in one’s life where … Continue reading

July 25, 2017 · 1 Comment

Dear Melania

We are watching you now Melania and we want you to know something we all have come to know: Healthy women do not go where they are not wanted.

October 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Chris Hedges, DemocracyNow Interview DTD July 26, 2016

“A political campaign raises consciousness, but it’s not a movement. And what we are seeing now is furious spin—I listened to Ben Jealous just do it—from the self-identified liberal class. And they are tolerated within a capitalist system, because, in a moment like this, they are used to speak to people to get them to betray their own interests in the name of fear. And I admire Robert and have read much of his stuff and like his stuff, but if you listen to what he’s been saying, the message is the same message of the Trump campaign, and that is fear. And that is all the Democrats have to offer now and all the Republicans have to offer now.” Chris Hedges

August 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Muhammad Ali: My First Professor on Race.

“Muhammad Ali owned something called power, his own. I had never seen a man, or a woman own their strength the way he did. He taught me such was not only possible, but just.”

June 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Meijer Poised to Potentially Reap Millions If HB 5232 Approved

HB 5232, as written, removes this power from the City of Detroit, allowing unobstructed demolitions as needed by any potential developer in the city. Thus, in certain scenarios, a corporation such as Meijer stands to make millions, literally, should HB 5232 be voted into law by the Republican-led Michigan Legislature.

March 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

Live List of Resolutions, Press and Blogs in Opposition to Michigan HB 5232

The following list appears courtesy of the Michigan Historic Preservation Network and will be updated regularly. February 29, 2016 RESOLUTIONS AGAINST HB 5232 and SB 720 City Councils, Historic District … Continue reading

March 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mr. Murray of Meijers: Friend or Foe of Democracy in Michigan?

Michigan is embroiled in one political foible after another, a virtual shit storm of playground antics that truly do rival the appalling circus that is the GOP on a national … Continue reading

February 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

Why We Support Historic Districts & Oppose Michigan HB5232

Originally posted on Amy Haimerl:
I’d like to tell you the story of a house. A house at 7840 Van Dyke Place. This isn’t just any house. And it’s not…

February 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

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