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'You Wanna Go Outside With Me?' Joe Biden Tries to Fight Union Worker After Disagreement Over Gun Control

The auto-worker accused Biden of plotting to take his guns away.

Eoin Higgins ·


'About Damn Time': Detroit Pauses Water Shutoffs Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

"It shouldn't take a crisis like the spread of coronavirus to restore people's right to drinking water."

Andrea Germanos ·


'It Always Seems Impossible Until it Is Done': Bernie Sanders, at Detroit Rally With Rashida Tlaib, Calls on Audience to Believe in a Better Future

"Don't believe anyone that tells you that moving towards a society of justice is impossible."

Eoin Higgins ·


Former Rep. John Conyers, Who Served in Congress for 53 Years, Dies at 90

"He never once wavered in fighting for jobs, justice, and peace. We always knew where he stood on issues of equality and civil rights in the fight for the people." 

Eoin Higgins ·


Why Detroit Could Be the Engine for the Green New Deal

The city exhibits all of the problems the framework is meant to heal.

Eleanore Catolico ·


Slamming Use of Poor Communities as 'Dumping Grounds' by Corporate Polluters, Jay Inslee Unveils Plan to Hold Fossil Fuel Giants Accountable

"For too long we have allowed the forces of economic injustice and environmental racism to perpetuate inequality and lack of opportunity. Now it is time to build environmental justice into everything we do."

Julia Conley ·


Making Case for Green New Deal, Abdul El-Sayed Argues It's Also a Public Health New Deal

As Detroit's health director, "I realized that the forces that cause climate change are the same forces that poisoned the lungs of babies in my city."

Jessica Corbett ·


A Startling Shift in Demographics: Everything Seems to Be Going South

Sadly, there will come a day when Detroit speaks of Henry Ford and Walter Reuther with the same sense of nostalgia and lost glory that the Greeks reserve for Plato.

David Macaray ·


Smells Like Environmental Racism

That stench permeating Detroit? It’s other cities’ burning trash.

Valerie Vande Panne ·


What Is It Like to Live Without Running Water? Detroit Families Know

A recent study predicts that in the next five years, more than one-third of Americans will not be able to afford their water.

Zenobia Jeffries Warfield ·

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