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Betsy DeVos called out on 60 Minutes for undermining public education in Michigan

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was just on Sixty Minutes, talking with Lesley Stahl about, among other things, the work she’s done in her home state of Michigan to undermine public education. In a better world, this interview alone would be enough not only to have DeVos immediately fired, but also initiate impeachment proceedings against […]

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Before you thank Trump for finally telling the violent racists emboldened by his victory to “Stop it,” you should know that he also announced his chief White House strategist would be Steve Bannon, the man who brought white nationalism into the mainstream with the alt-right

Since the election, as I’m sure you know, a number of non-white Americans have come forward to report instances of racial intimidation. Last night, Mark Fancher of the Michigan ACLU, who was one of my guests on the Saturday Six Pack, told us that, over the preceding 48 hours, his office had received an “avalanche” […]

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Lobbyist Jack Abramoff on just how easy it is to “own” members of Congress

Last night, as I was driving around Ann Arbor in my pajamas, in search of my daughter’s friend Mox, I started flipping around between AM stations, in hopes of finding an episode of When Radio Was. While I wasn’t able to find one, I did happen across something interesting – a station that was broadcasting […]

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