July 10, 2014: DIA Art Appraisal / Charter School Reform / Birth Control Decision / Fill in the Blank
Tonight on MiWeek, host Christy McDonald and contributors Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson take a look at the issues making headlines across the state: A new report on the value of DIA art was released just days before creditors and retirees are to vote, but will the new appraisal have any impact on the bankruptcy […]
Tonight on MiWeek, host Christy McDonald revisits some of the biggest conversations from the Mackinac Policy Conference: What will the future hold for Detroit as it works through bankruptcy? What does the future hold for students across the state? Will we see more regional cooperation from Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties? Tune in as Christy […]
Tonight on MiWeek, a conversation with Detroit’s Emergency Manager, Kevyn Orr. We’ll get the latest on the city’s bankruptcy and discuss what will happen after the city exits the process. Plus, Mayor Mike Duggan made a promise – a six month promise, to be exact – to the people of Detroit. Our partners with the […]
- Stephen Henderson: An amazing vision - now the really hard work on Red Wings arena district begins
It's the execution of the vision - not just by the Ilitches but by city government and other political leadership - that will make or break the plan for the new arena district.
- Free Press' Stephen Henderson to appear on 'Meet the Press' on Sunday
Tune into NBC's Meet the Press, which airs Sunday at 10:30 a.m., to catch the Free Press' Stephen Henderson on the show's round table.
- Stephen Henderson: 6 months too early to tell, but Duggan off to good start in Detroit
Six months is nothing.
- Stephen Henderson: Constitution is a changing document for a changing America
The concept of liberty has evolved over time, and so have the arguments we've having. The charm of America is that the debate continues. The challenge is, as always, to fulfill the expression of self-evident truths that started it all in 1776.
- To change culture, change faces
Wayne County has switched leaders before without changing course. If county residents want change, they'll have to break their habit of voting for familiar names.
- Welcome to Dysfunction Junction
Just as Detroit was starting to gain some positive traction for its image, it walked off the dock by bungling an overdue attempt to end the city's pay-if-you-want culture.
- Parts are not parts, after all
Society has for too long relied on genitalia to assume maleness and femaleness. Don't do it, my Netroots comrades caution. Gender is not about what does or doesn't dangle.
- There is no right to free water
Water is not a human right. It's a human need. Ever since Adam and Eve got booted out of Eden, people have devoted most of their energy and labor to meeting the basic needs of food, water, clothing and shelter.