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”…

Michigan Tops In PFAS In Nation. We’re Number…One?

This is a list the state of Michigan doesn’t want to win. Unfortunately, as Michigan Advance notes, we are “winning”: Michigan has the most sites in the country known to be contaminated with the group of toxic chemicals known as PFAS, according to a new report from the Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Working Group. The environmental and…

Show You’ll Fight For The People, And You’ll Win. Democrats, Please, Take Note!

This new ABC News poll illustrates what I’ve been advocating for years: 72% of Americans say the country’s political system works mainly to benefit those in power, and 62% say the same about the economic system, according to a new @ABC News/WaPo poll https://t.co/0FzqHL2E5B pic.twitter.com/3mdUBlwukh — ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) April 29, 2019 As I…

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”…

Left Of Lansing Podcast: Episode 5–Rick Haglund from Michigan Advance

Here’s Episode 5 of the Left of Lansing podcast! This week, Rick Haglund joins us to talk Michigan economics. Rick is the business columnist for the fantastic Michigan Advance news site. I’m telling you, check it out. They do some awesome work over there. I talk about how conservatism is no longer based on solid…

Left of Lansing Podcast: Episode 2 Is Up!

In this week’s LOL podcast, I talk with Jarrett Skorrup, who is the Director of Marketing and Communications with the conservative Mackinac Center For Public Policy. We debate Right To Work, former Governor Rick Snyder’s legacy, and the conservative movement in Michigan to drain resources away from public schools. However, we find a little common…