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Constructing a new democracy

The anti-democratic efforts by the right-wing Republican legislature in Lansing are putting Michigan in the national spotlight. One national commentator, Jim Hightower, is now referring to our state as “Michiganistan” because of what he called the rule of “iron fist-democracy, rule-of-law, fairness and the people be damned.” He described the lame duck session as “dumbfounding, anti-democratic zealotry.” Oth ...

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