Episode 80: Michigan Republicans Shill For Fascism in Grand Rapids

Here’s Episode 80 of Michigan’s premier progressive podcast! Pat’s got a lot to say this week, and that’s why it’s a solo show. Pat takes the Michigan Republicans to task, and the handful of right-wing Michigan sheriffs, who stood on stage with Donald Trump this week in Grand Rapids. Trump showed-up in our state to…

Episode 79: Michigan Future, Inc. CEO Lou Glazer on why it’s time for transformational change in Michigan

Here’s Episode 79 of Michigan’s premier progressive podcast! Michigan has tried 40 years of right-wing Republican rule, filled with failed economic and social theories. That’s led to an exodus of people leaving the state through the years for states with better jobs, improved infrastructure, effective investments in education, and accessible transit. Like most states in…

Friday Short: Shutting Down Line 5 Is A States’ Rights Issue

Here’s this week’s Left of Lansing “Friday Short.” Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office argued in a federal appellate court that the fight to shut down the Line 5 oil pipeline belongs in a state court, and not in federal court. Enbridge, which owns the pipeline, argues that due to U.S.-Canadian treaty from 1977 means…

Episode 77: TikTok, MAGA Violence, & Right Wing Cognitive Dissonance

Here’s Episode 77 of Michigan’s premier progressive podcast! Vote on this week’s Left of Lansing Online Poll via Twitter or X: Does Social Media help or hurt the political process? On this week’s show, Pat talks about how Alabama Republican Senator Katie Britt’s ridiculous and disturbing State of the Union response showed how the White Christian Nationalist…

Friday Short: The White Christian Nationalist “Fundie Baby Voice”

We’ve made it to another Friday, which means it’s time for another LoL Friday Short! I continue my examination into the different aspects of White Christian Nationalism by concentrating on Alabama Republican Senator Katie Britt’s response to President Joe Biden’s strong State Of The Union address this week. Britt’s breathy, high-pitch delivery is known as…

Episode 76: The History of White Christian Nationalism w/ Dr. Sara Moslener

It’s episode 76 of Michigan’s premier progressive podcast! Lots of material in this week’s episode, including Pat’s examination of new Michigan GOP chair Pete Hoekstra’s record as a former congressman, ambassador, Tea Party founder, Trump-backer, and lobbyist. Sure, Pete Hoekstra doesn’t believe in demonic possession unlike his predecessor (at least, he hasn’t publicly said he…

Episode 75: Polluter Pay 2.0 w/ Sean McBrearty of Clean Water Action Michigan

Here’s the 75th episode of Michigan’s premier progressive podcast. We’ve covered the ways Michigan Democrats are protecting the state’s environment, and building a cleaner and more affordable energy future for both our environment and economy. Democrats also repealed the “No stricter than federal” law, which Republicans passed in 2018 that prevented the state from enacting…