A Growing Citizens’ Coalition Brings Environmental Justice Fight To Urban Michigan

By Simon Albaugh, Occupy.com -

Hundreds of worried people filled the gym of an elementary school bordering Detroit and Hamtramck, Michigan. The ones already in their seats were the first to sign their names for the chance to [...]

A Michigan College-Bound Student Was Among The 35 Beheaded By Saudi Arabia

By Tyler Huckabee, Relevantmagazine.com -

Mujtaba al-Sweikat was only 17 years old when he was detained by the Saudi Arabian government in 2012 for the alleged crime of attending a pro-democracy rally. He’d been planning on leaving the [...]

University Of Michigan Faces Criticism After Reprimanding Pro-BDS Professor

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

The University of Michigan has faced an eruption of protests in recent days after reprimanding a professor, who refused to write a recommendation letter for a student wanting to study in Israel. [...]

Top Ranking Michigan Official Ordered To Go To Trial Over Flint Water Crisis

By Ashley Curtin, Nationofchange.org -

Nick Lyon will stand trial for involuntary manslaughter after a Legionnaires' disease outbreak reportedly killed 12 and sickened close to 90 people in 2014 and 2015. An investigation into the [...]

Who Owns America’s Water?

By Gina Benevento, Al Jazeera. -

Yes, water is a human right, fundamental to life - yet if you are an average American, you would be lucky to have access to it, at a price you can afford to pay and not be poisoned. Just ask [...]

Water Defenders Demand State Follow Law, Deny Permit To Nestlé

By Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation, Popular Resistance. -

We ask all our supporters to stay informed on the issues through our website saveMIwater.org. We anticipate that those organizations and individuals who work as defenders of Michigan’s water [...]

State Sets Massive Precedent, Passes Law To Effectively Ban The NSA

By Rachel Blevins, Activistpost.com -

“It hangs up a sign on Michigan’s door saying, ‘No violation of the Fourth Amendment, look elsewhere,’” Howrylak said. “Democrats, as well as Republicans, would certainly stand very strong in our [...]

Enbridge Fined For Failing To Fully Inspect Pipelines After Kalamazoo Oil Spill

By David Hasemyer, Insideclimatenews.org -

The Canadian oil pipeline company responsible for one of the largest inland oil spills on record has agreed to pay a $1.8 million fine for failing to thoroughly inspect its pipelines for [...]

Clashes Erupt As White Supremacist Richard Spencer Speaks At Michigan State University

By Aaron Maté, Therealnews.com -

The white supremacist Richard Spencer spoke at Michigan State University after defeating a campaign against his appearance. The Rev. David Alexander Bullock of Change Agent Consortium says that [...]

Sysco Racks Up 79 Violations Over Union Vote

By Shandra Martinez, mlive.com -

By Shandra Martinez for M Live - GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- George Brewster was making a delivery to a Northeast Side bar when he noticed his supervisor parked nearby, watching him. What Brewster didn't [...]

Bigoted, Unprofessional Police Chief Backed By Governor

By William Boardman, www.readersupportednews.org -

By William Boardman for Reader Supported News - This is an unsurprisingly nasty internet meme that was publicly shared by the director of the Michigan State Police on her Facebook page on Sunday, [...]

Menominee Tribe Seeks Stricter Federal Oversight In Michigan Mine Fight

By Brian Bienkowski, www.truth-out.org -

By Brian Bienkowski for Truth Out - In its continued fight against a mine near sacred waters, the Menominee Indians of Wisconsin want stronger federal regulations to apply as officials weigh the [...]

With A Michigan City Fighting Back, DHS Pushes A Controversial Deportation Forward

By Maryam Saleh, www.theintercept.com -

By Maryam Saleh for The Intercept - IN THE FACE of intense community opposition, immigration officials are vowing to push ahead with plans to deport a 20-year Ann Arbor, Michigan, resident. [...]

Commissioner Vows To Stand In Front Of Bulldozers To Stop Gas Pipeline

By Ryan Stanton, www.mlive.com -

By Ryan Stanton for M Live - ANN ARBOR, MI - Citizens opposed to construction of the ET Rover natural gas pipeline, particularly the route it would take through lakeside areas in western [...]

Protesters Arrested For Blocking Traffic In Downtown Grand Rapids

By Dominick Mastrangelo, www.mlive.com -

By Dominick Mastrangelo for Michigan Live - Following several warnings, police say, a 64-year-old male, a 40-year-old male and a 49-year-old female were all arrested on charges of Impeding [...]

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