Left of Lansing Podcast–Episode 29–Michigan’s Right Wing Fight Against People Of Color & LGBTQ Rights. And Democratic State House Candidate Jody LaMacchia

The 29th episode of the Left Of Lansing Podcast is posted! While ousting the current occupant from The White House of crucial this November, we must also turn Michigan’s legislature blue! Jody LaMacchia is trying to do just that as she’s running for Republican incumbent John Reilly’s state house seat in the 46th District. Reilly…

Left of Lansing–Episode 27–Dave Wagner from Indivisible Michigan–3/1/2020

Another brand new episode of The Left of Lansing Podcast is posted! This week, Dave Wagner from the Indivisible Michigan joins the podcast. Indivisible Michigan is fighting to turn Michigan’s state legislature not only blue, but deep progressive blue as it highlights candidates with progressive spines. We talk about how Indivisible started, how it’s changing…

Left of Lansing Podcast–Episode 26: Value the Women’s Vote; Force GOP To Defend Health Care Stance; Why Bloomberg?

A new episode of the Left of Lansing Podcast is back! On this podcast, I point-out how Michigan Republicans are teeing-it-up for Michigan Democrats to win in 2020. –Michigan Republicans just can’t help their misogynistic ways, and progressives should put them on the defensive for their anti-women stances. –Michigan Republicans implemented work requirements for hard-working…

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…

Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Michigan

Friend of the Left of Lansing Podcast, Democratic state Rep. Laurie Pohutsky from Livonia introduced a resolution this week: In case you missed it: Yesterday @lpohutsky19 introduced a resolution to declare April Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the state of Michigan, continuing to acknowledge and support those impacted by attempted or completed sexual assault. pic.twitter.com/ZRyu89RIjt…

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…

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…

“The World We Live In”

Word of an active shooter on the University of Michigan campus caused a wave of panic during a vigil for the 50 Muslim victims who died in a New Zealand terrorist attack. The good news is that the active shooter turned-out to be a false alarm. University police determined people heard balloons popping, and assumed…