Going After Every Vote w/ Michigan Democratic Party Rural Caucus Chair Mark Ludwig

Here’s Episode 86 of Michigan’s premier progressive podcast! Pat’s got much to say about the shenanigans happening in Delta County this week! Just after three MAGA Delta County commissioners suffered humiliating recall election losses, two right-wing Board of Canvassers there refused to certify the elections! It’s a pattern we’ve been seeing when it comes to…

The Tide is Turning! Ottawa County Progressive Joe Spaulding

Here’s Episode 85 of Michigan’s premier progressive podcast! They did it! Delta County voters sent pink slips to three extreme Christian Nationalist MAGA county commissioners in recall races this week! This is an area that’s recently turned from blue to red, which is why that extreme brand of right-wing politics gained a hold of the county board….

Friday Short: Why I’m Voting For Biden

Here’s the Left of Lansing “Friday Short” for May 3, 2024. Generation Z voters are protesting at college campuses across the country, showing their dissatisfaction and disdain for the United States’ continued backing of the right-wing Israeli government. And for some, refusing to vote for a second Biden Administration term this November is their way…

Building a Blue Foundation in the Upper Peninsula w/ Kelli van Ginhoven

Here’s Episode 84 of Michigan’s premier progressive podcast! One reason I started this venture is that I wanted to help show the importance of local and state politics. For sure, progressives have made some outstanding strides in terms of state politics with Democrats taking the state trifecta last year for the first time in four…

Episode 72: Michigan’s New Gun Safety Laws w/ Dr. April Zeoli

Here’s episode 72 of Michigan’s Premier Progressive Podcast! In my opening segment this week, I talk about the appalling and Islamophobic Wall Street Journal column declaring Dearborn, MI as the “America’s Jihad Capital.” Islamophobia within the right wing world never left, and it’s putting lives in danger. I then cover some of the many new laws scheduled…

Friday Short: How Is Rashida Tlaib Raising Over $3 Million in Campaign Donations? Easy. By Standing Up For People

Here’s this week’s LoL Friday Short. It’s being reported this week that Michigan Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has raised nearly $4-million in campaign contributions in the last three months. That’s despite House Republicans censuring her last Fall for her stance against Israel’s bombardment of the Gaza Strip. And that’s despite being hung-out to dry by…

Episode 70: The Rich Are O.K With Fascism

Here’s episode 70 of Michigan’s premier progressive podcast! Please vote on this week’s poll question: Polls show President Biden’s losing to Donald Trump in Michigan. How do you feel about these numbers less than 10 months from Election Day? On this week’s episode, I cover how Democrats across the country have been given a beautiful…

Friday Short: Popular Free School Lunches Hard For Republicans To Digest

Here’s this week’s LoL Friday Short. Michigan Democrats are hoping to make the new and popular free public school breakfast and lunch program a permanent fixture in the education budget. But that’s making the right wing furious, not because of their daily abject cruelty, but because they know the program is a big hit with…

Episode 67: Kasey Helton and the Michigan “Dirt Road Democrats”

Here’s the 67th, and the final episode for 2023, on Michigan’s premier progressive podcast! Livingston County progressive activist Kasey Helton returns to the podcast this week as we discuss how “dirt road” Democrats are trying to move the political needle towards the progressive side in rural Michigan. And we’ve seen some of that hard work…