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Buzzkill: How the EAA Exploited Detroit’s Most Vulnerable Kids

In June of 2011, Gov. Rick Snyder stepped behind a microphone at Detroit's Renaissance High School to announce the start of a revolutionary new approach to education in Michigan.


Lansing Watchdog: Primary Season Round-Up

July 30, 2014

If you take a trip to Lansing this summer, don’t expect to see much.

With the primary election on August 5, it’s pretty quiet in the Capitol.

Both House and Senate members are...

ACLU, Insane Clown Posse Appeal Judge’s Decision to Dismiss Juggalos’ Case Against the FBI

July 08, 2014

The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan, along with the music duo Insane Clown Posse (ICP), appealed a federal judge’s order dismissing the Juggalos’ case against the Department of Justice...

Three Ways You’d Be Better Off as a Business

July 01, 2014

Today in “Companies Are Just Like Us” news, the Supreme Court has decided that Hobby Lobby, a for-profit chain of crafts stores that wants to discriminate on the basis of religion and not provide...

SCOTUS Rules Police Need a Warrant for Your Cellphone

June 25, 2014

Today, the Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously ruled that the police need warrants to search the cellphones of people they arrest.

This is a milestone ruling, as our laws have too often...