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Mark Miller on the DPV Review

Editor’s Note Mark Miller has served many years on his municipal board of trustees, where his duties included managing local elections. Last year, he was elected clerk of Kalamazoo Township. He is also Chair of the MDP Sixth District. At the second SCC meeting last year, Mark, along with 27 other Democrats, was appointed to the Standing Rules and Political…



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Partisan Arsonists and the Letter of the Law – Part 1

Partisan Arsonists A few days ago, six anonymous lawyers and a helpful journalist whistled up a media firestorm against a good man doing his best to serve the people of Michigan. Their smear campaign against Dr. Abdul El-Sayed is couched in deep concern for Democratic voters and the people of Michigan, tainted by racism, xenophobia, and the clawing hand of authoritarianism, poorly…



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Mark Miller on the “Line by Line” Review

Editor’s Note Mark Miller is what my grandfather would have called a mensch. He didn't use the word often. Long before I got here Mark was fighting for clarity, transparency, and democracy in the Michigan Democratic Party and beyond. He has served many years on his municipal board of trustees, where his duties included managing local elections. Last year, he…



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MDP Rules Committee Wraps Up “Line by Line” Review

On January 23, the Michigan Democratic Party Rules and Political Reform Committee wrapped up business on the “line by line” review of the rules mandated by the State Central Committee at its second meeting last year. In the months leading up to the February 2017 MDP Convention, Michigan for Revolution Chapters and allies across the state organized at the county…



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Michigan Progressive Staff
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Progressive Organizer Steve Friday Launches Campaign to Unseat Walberg

Steve Friday, a progressive organizer from Dexter, recently launched his campaign for US Congress in Michigan’s 7th district, seeking to unseat Republican Tim Walberg. Friday is a social worker, a US Air Force veteran, and an activist with many progressive organizations, including Indivisible, Ann Arbor for Revolution, and Michigan for Revolution. Friday is the second Democrat to enter the race…



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13th District Democratic Party Chair Heads to Trial on Assault Charges

On January 18th, the Democratic Party Chair of the 13th Congressional District, Jonathan Kinloch, will go to trial on assault charges brought by a fellow Democratic Party member. In June of last year, an initial complaint was filed with the Detroit Police by Marie Thornton. Thornton is a member of the 13th Congressional District, a precinct delegate from Detroit, and…



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Miles Misleads in Response to Michigan Progressive Article

Several days ago, Michigan Progressive posted an article questioning Attorney General candidate Patrick Miles and his progressive credentials on LGBTQ issues. A review of his record revealed a pattern of behavior that raised serious questions about his positions on LGBTQ rights. For example, Miles publicly denied a gay rights activist a speaking opportunity at Aquinas College, a pastor for his…



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Miles Candidacy Raises Red Flags on LGBTQ Rights

By Michigan Progressive Staff While much of the attention during Michigan’s 2018 election will be focused at the gubernatorial level, the race for the state’s Attorney General position is of critical importance. Bill Schuette is term-limited for the office and is currently running for governor. Two candidates so far have announced on the Democratic side. Dana Nessel, the attorney on…



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Will a responsible revolutionary punch a Nazi?

By Ayman Khafagi This is a real question that emerged from our surreal circumstances. We have to begin by admitting that the answer is complex, and not a simple yes or no. To answer it completely, the original question needs to be broken down further. First, with whom or with what is the fight? Are we fighting the human beings…



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Why I’m a Democrat

Every day someone asks me, “why do you continue to try to work within the Democratic Party?” Every day it gets more and more difficult to answer this. The reality is - we live in a country where the two party system controls our government. With that said, only one of those parties even comes close to aligning with my…

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