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How gerrymandering is killing American Democracy, and why we need to fight for transparent, non-partisan redistricting in Michigan

Every ten years, the Michigan legislature has an opportunity, after assessing the results of the federal census, to redraw congressional districts to reflect shifts in population. The most recent redrawing of lines took place in 2011, and was approved by the Department of Justice in January, 2012, despite concerns that redrawn districts violated the Voting […]

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Will public universities begin going private?

The New York Times has an interesting piece this morning on America’s top tier public universities and how they’re evolving in today’s economic climate, as costs continue to rise, and as state legislatures continue to slash support. There’s an extensive mention of the University of Michigan, but, before we get to that, here’s a clip […]

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