Shocking News That A Corporation Hid The Harm It Did! (Sarcasm)

I’ve been meaning post this appalling story for the last few days. And it’s one reason why I back efforts to make the corporations that knowingly put toxins in our state’s water systems pay for their abuses. From The Detroit Free Press: A 3M environmental specialist, in a scathing resignation letter, accused company officials of being “unethical”…

Thank You, AG Nessel!

I have to admit, it was extremely cool to see this message pop-up on my Twitter feed over the weekend: Love your podcast. I listen to every episode. Your call for progressive activism never fails to inspire me. Keep up the great programming! — Dana Nessel (@dananessel) May 11, 2019 I’m doing this podcast because…

Michigan Adoption Agency Changes Course, Allows Same-Sex Couples To Adopt

You see? When you fight, you can win. And Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is doing just that. From The Detroit Free Press over the weekend: A major faith-based foster care and adoption contractor for the state of Michigan said Monday it will place children in LGBT homes, reversing course following a recent legal settlement. Grand…

Left of Lansing Podcast Episode 9–In Defense of AG Dana Nessel; Interview with Erin Roberts from MCEDSV on Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Here’s this week’s Left of Lansing Podcast! In this episode, I give a defense for Michigan’s passionate progressive attorney general, Dana Nessel. She’s got the conservative wing going insane with insane threats of impeachment! Why? All because she’s doing her job by protecting the Constitutional rights of ALL Michiganders. And I ask Republican state Rep….

Michigan Speaker Chatfield Shows Why Women Are Leaving GOP Behind

I consider Nancy Kaffer one of my favorite columnist in Michigan. And I’m glad we’re on the same wavelength when it comes to Michigan state House Speaker Lee Chatfield’s ignorant and sexist comments about Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel–both Democrats. As I talked about on this week’s Left of Lansing podcast, AG…

Left of Lansing Podcast Episode Seven–Sean McBrearty from Clean Water Action

Episode Seven of the Left of Lansing podcast is posted! This week, Sean McBrearty from Clean Water Action joins the podcast. We talk about the controversial Line 5 pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac. Former Republican Governor Rick Snyder and his Republicans rushed through a bill during Lame Duck last year allowing Canadian energy company…

So, By All Means, Let’s Just Keep Doing What We’re Doing?

I know this story broke a few weeks ago, but I want to highlight here because I’ll be covering the environment and the Great Lakes on the next LOL podcast. From Michigan Radio: A new report commissioned by the Environmental Law and Policy Center urges Great Lakes states to mitigate and prepare for the “profound”…