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In this episode, Stephen Henderson catches up with Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela; hosts of the podcast "In The Thick," and Outlier Media Founder and Editor Sarah Alvarez joins Henderson to talk about the issues most important to Detroiters based on text messages she has received from community members who use her unique text media resource service.
Shikha Dalmia, senior analyst for the Libertarian-leaning Reason Foundation, talks about the week's news. Environmental justice advocate Kimberly Hill Knott and Kirsten Ussery of Detroit VEGAN Soul talk about a documentary talking about climate action in Detroit, and the Michigan Opera Theatre previews its new season.
An update on Maria Juarez, a Detroiter who was deported to Mexico in May, with Bridge Magazine reporter Chastity Pratt Dawsey, who visited her this month in Mexico with Detroit Public TV. And a conversation about how to improve soil quality both in personal gardens and large farms.
06.01.16 Gary Peters, Mark Hackel, Sandy Baruah and Dennis Archer Jr.
Should volunteers be policing in communities, WSU President Wilson discusses bike event, Sam White talks about 2nd season of Shakespeare in Detroit
Greg David of the CUNY fiscal and business reporting programs puts yesterday's stock market drop into context. Michigan State University Faculty Senate member Anna Pegler-Gordon discusses looming vote of no confidence in the MSU Board of Trustees. State Rep. Jim Runestad (R-White Lake) talks about his plan to overhaul university governance structure. And Chronicle of Higher Education senior reporter Eric Kelderman talks about how other states govern their public universities.
Marygrove College President Dr. Elizabeth Burns and Kresge Foundation President Rip Rapson talk about theit new partnership to help Marygrove through tough financial times. Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis gives an update on immigration talks in Washington. And Detroit Immigration Task Force Co-Chair Sophia Chue talks about local reaction to those talks.
Stephen Henderson speaks with Cheyna Roth of the Michigan Public Radio Network and Jonathan Oosting of the Detroit News about what to watch in Tuesday's primary elections. And Clark talks about her new book about the Flint Water Crisis.
Stephen Henderson speaks with UM law professor Richard Primus, who blasts the Supreme Court's ruling on President Trump's travel ban. And Henderson talks about civility in public discourse with Carolyn Lukensmeyer, executive director of the nonpartisan National Institute for Civil Discourse, as well as The Atlantic staff writer Vann Newkirk II, author of a 2016 piece titled “Sometimes There Are More Important Goals Than Civility.”
Stephen Henderson speaks with MSU trustees Brian Mosallam and Dianne Byron, as well as Michigan Public Radio's Cheyna Roth about the situation at Michigan State. University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel and Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson weigh in on how their universities are reacting to the situation at MSU. And POLITICO immigration reporter Ted Hesson discusses what's happening with children being separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border.
In this hour, Stephen Henderson speaks with author, podcast host and journalist Malcolm Gladwell about the latest season of his podcast, "Revisionist History" and Thomas Abt, author of "Bleeding Out" talks with Stephen about the urban violence epidemic in the United States.
Stephen Henderson speaks with Coulter about his recent appointment to the executive's office and the future of leadership in Oakland County, and Dr. Kendi talks about his new book "How To Be An Antiracist."
Stephen Henderson catches up with Congresswoman Candice Miller and then leads a discussion on why we should not blame Black Lives Matter for outbreaks of violence
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Mar 16th, 2015
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Mar 30th, 2020
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