Left of Lansing Podcast Episode 12: Susan Demas–Editor-In-Chief of Michigan Advance

The 12th episode of the Left Of Lansing Podcast is posted! Since I’ve reached a milestone–a dozen episodes–I’ve got a Michigan treasure as my guest this week. Progressive writer, and Editor-In-Chief of Michigan Advance, Susan Demas joins me to discuss Michigan politics. We cover how the establishment Lansing press rewards old conservatives viewpoints while ignoring…

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 GOP Hoping People Forget How We Got Here

State Republicans are trying their best to paint Governor Whitmer as a big-city-loving lawmaker who despises those of us who live in rural areas. The playbook has been used for years by Republicans, including the 2016 election. But as Rick Haglund writes in Michigan Advance, it’s kind of rich for Michigan Republicans to play this…

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…