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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 […]


June 19, 2014: Higher Education Funding / U.S. Senate Race / Grading the Legislature / E.A.A. Troubles

Tonight MiWeek takes a closer look at the issues making news across the state: Higher education funding and tuition hikes for Michigan universities A look at the senate race between Terri Lynn Land and Gary Peters Grading the Michigan legislature More trouble for the Education Achievement Authority of Michigan   Watch it Now > Related […]

Stephen Henderson Editorial Page Editor The Detroit Free Press
Nolan Finley Editorial Page Editor The Detroit News
  • 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.
  • Column: This time, let Israel finish job
    As long as the terrorist group is given de facto protection by world leaders who would not tolerate a similar hostile attack on their sovereign nations, nothing will change in this conflict.
  • Brightest aren't on your election ballot
    Here are two phrases that do NOT come to mind as I evaluate the options voters face in the Aug. 5 primary: 'best and brightest' and 'cream of the crop.'