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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 […]


July 3, 2014: The Biggest Discussions from the Mackinac Policy Conference

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 […]


June 26, 2014: A Conversation with Kevyn Orr & Detroit Bankruptcy Update

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 Editorial Page Editor The Detroit Free Press
Nolan Finley Editorial Page Editor The Detroit News
  • 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.