With fewer farmhands, Michigan farmers more willing to buy worker visas

With fewer farmhands, Michigan farmers more willing to buy worker visas

July 25, 2017 | Ted Roelofs

What a difference a Trump Administration makes. Undocumented farm workers are down. And nearly 6,000 agricultural visas have been approved for Michigan farmers this year – 10 times more than 2013.

Detroit Police killed their sons at the Algiers Motel. No one ever said sorry.

July 25, 2017 | Danielle McGuire

Three black teens died at the Algiers 50 years ago today. So did faith in justice for their families.

Toasting 200 years of leadership by the University of Michigan

July 25, 2017 | Phil Power

The university’s commitment to top-flight research and activism is celebrated by an alum who bleeds maize and blue.

A society of wimps

July 18, 2017 | T. R. Shaw Jr.

Fear of political blowback is making us reluctant to speak out on issues. That ought to scare the hell out of us.

Rising smoke, and terror on Detroit streets during 1967 violence

July 17, 2017 | Phil Power

The memories of the burning and looting remain deeply engraved as a cautionary tale of how things can go south so quickly

In Michigan: Who wins, who loses if GOP efforts slay Obamacare

July 17, 2017 | Ted Roelofs

Find out what pacemakers, tanning salons and buff young people have in common.

Voter information is already publicly available. And that’s all the Trump administration is getting.

July 14, 2017 | Barb Byrum

The Ingham County clerk advises voters not to withdraw their registration in an attempt to hide from the newly created federal Election Integrity Commission.