The obvious next step is to strip funding from universities who teach about slavery. They are inciting race hatred after all: Michigan State University could risk losing $500,000 if it does not stop o
Like the role Ommegang has played in fighting fracking in New York, I am glad to see Bell’s Brewery take on the tar sands company Enbridge after an oil spill near the brewery dumped hundreds of
On May 26, 1937, United Auto Workers organizers, including future president Walter Reuther, walked toward the Ford Motor Company’s giant River Rouge plant in Dearborn, Michigan to hand out pro-u
When you rely on fully industrialized waterways for transportation, the effects of drought on industry that don’t obviously rely on rain (like agriculture) can still be quite devastating. Such a
On March 7, 1932, several thousand unemployed workers marched toward Henry Ford’s River Rouge plant in Dearborn, Michigan. Upon reaching the complex, the city police and Ford’s armed guard
Republicans in Michigan are bringing back transvaginal ultrasounds for women who want an abortion.
I’ve been remiss in not talking about the Michigan right to work disaster. Part of it is that it’s so bloody depressing, part is that I’m really focusing on my book and thus have red
So I am getting more than a bit sick and tired of poorly contextualized ruminations on the ruin landscape of Detroit. Some of this art and writing is interesting enough on its own. Marc Binelli’