In Michigan 1.8 Million Don’t Have Enough Food. Senate/House Republicans Vote To Toss 16K Families & 25-30K Kids Off Public Assistance.

Michigan: Operation Doomsday by P.D. Lesko In July, all of Michigan’s Republican Senators voted to put a 48-month time limit on public assistance. The same Bill passed the Michigan House on August 24, 2011. If Governor Rick Snyder signs it, on October 1, 2011, an estimated 12,600 families—including 25,000-30,000 children—will lose access to public […]

What is at stake in Michigan: Governor Snyder and the politics of authoritarianism

Controversial picture of totalitarian Governor of Michigan As authoritarian Governor Rick Snyder appointed emergency financial managers and corporate privatization are targeting more communities across the state, the people of Michigan are making the connection between events in Benton Harbor and the eastern side of the state and are fighting back. Here is how the authoritarian process is being cemented […]

Michigan: The Shock Doctrine

  Michigan Schools facing bankruptcy: The Shock Doctrine at play More than 150 school districts and charter schools in Michigan are teetering on the edge of going broke, a situation that is likely to get worse under Governor Rick Snyder’s proposed budget cuts of $470 per pupil. These are the districts that have been so […]