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Welcome to our newest member of Team Eclectablog: Dr. Mitchell Robinson

Welcome to our newest member of Team Eclectablog: Dr. Mitchell Robinson

Today, I am pleased to announce the addition of our newest Eclectablogger, Dr. Mitchell Robinson, Associate Professor and Chair of the Music Education department at Michigan State University. He has his own blog at MitchellRobinson.net and has guest posted several pieces here at Eclectablog. His fine writing skills are matched by his thoughtfulness on education policy, particularly as it relates […]

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Welcome our newest Eclectablogger, journalist and communications specialist Jen Eyer!

Welcome our newest Eclectablogger, journalist and communications specialist Jen Eyer!

I am thrilled to announce today that we have added a new writer to Team Eclectablog. Jen Eyer has written a couple of dynamite guest posts (HERE and HERE) for the site and she’s clearly a great fit for our team. Jen is the Vice President of Vanguard Public Affairs and has a long history in the world of journalism. […]

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PHOTOS: Eclectablog’s 3rd Annual Fundraiser Party a huge success – THANK YOU!

PHOTOS: Eclectablog’s 3rd Annual Fundraiser Party a huge success – THANK YOU!

Well, the 2016 Eclectablog Fundraiser Party is now in the history books. It was an incredible evening with a room packed with around 100 blog readers & fans and progressive leaders from a wide variety of organizations. Here are some photos taken by Anne of the evening.

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THANK YOU! Here’s our final sponsor list for tonight’s Eclectablog fundraiser

THANK YOU! Here’s our final sponsor list for tonight’s Eclectablog fundraiser

In just three hours we’ll be kicking off the Third Annual Eclectablog fundraising party at the ABC Microbrewery in Ypsilanti. If you’re in the area, we’d love to have you join us. Although it’s slated to run from 7-9 p.m., we have added musical entertainment by the amazing folk duo Mustard’s Retreat so we’ve extended the time to 10 p.m. […]

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Can’t afford a ticket to Eclectablog’s 3rd Annual Fundraiser party? Come anyway! (Read this post for details)

Can’t afford a ticket to Eclectablog’s 3rd Annual Fundraiser party? Come anyway! (Read this post for details)

Tomorrow is our 3rd Annual Eclectablog Fundraiser Party. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, we’re asking for a $35 donation at the door ($30 in advance + Eventbrite fee, click HERE to purchase your ticket.) However, we understand that not everyone can afford that and we don’t want anyone to miss the event. Fortunately, through the generosity of some anonymous […]

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Mustard’s Retreat to play at Eclectablog’s 3rd annual fundraiser + more sponsors!

Mustard’s Retreat to play at Eclectablog’s 3rd annual fundraiser + more sponsors!

I’m very happy to announce that the amazing folk duo Mustard’s Retreat will play some music for us at our 3rd annual Eclectablog fundraiser party in Ypsilanti next Tuesday, May 17th. As part of their set, they’ll be playing their song “Take the Children and Run”, a remake of Don Lange’s song written after the Three Mile Island nuclear power […]

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Announcing the first sponsors of the 2016 annual Eclectablog fundraiser

Announcing the first sponsors of the 2016 annual Eclectablog fundraiser

As you know by now, our annual fundraiser party is coming up soon (May 17 – 7-9 p.m. at the ABC Microbrewery in Ypsilanti.) It’s going to be a really fun night and you’ll get to meet the amazing writers that make Eclectablog the premier progressive blog in Michigan and one of biggest state blogs in the country. As I […]

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SAVE THE DATE: Third annual Eclectablog fundraising party – May 17, 2016 at ABC Microbrewery

SAVE THE DATE: Third annual Eclectablog fundraising party – May 17, 2016 at ABC Microbrewery

Every day, every week, every month of the year, Eclectablog is here, championing progressive causes and holding those in power accountable for their actions. Day after day, the writers here at Eclectablog are providing essential analysis and advocacy, spreading word of the valuable work of progressive activists and groups, and holding elected officials’ feet to the fire. In return, we […]

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Welcome to the new and improved Eclectablog 4.0!

Welcome to the new and improved Eclectablog 4.0!

Welcome to Eclectablog 4.0! If you’re reading this, you’ve hit the new and improved site. It’s something we’ve been working toward for quite some time and now it’s finally arrived! HUGE thanks to Anne for all her hard work on this effort. A bit of history: We started out on Blogger (Eclectablog 1.0) then, after we got too big for […]

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Give a little bit, give a little bit of your love to us

Give a little bit, give a little bit of your love to us

There’s so much that we need to share, so find yourself — and help us bring our funding home. With apologies to Supertramp — and for giving Eclectablog’s readers an earworm — I can’t get this song out of my head during the final stretch of our fundraising week. If you’re reading this, it’s because you think Eclectablog is worth […]

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What the hell is going on in Michigan?

What the hell is going on in Michigan?

Help us reveal what the hell is going on. Donate now. It took a genuine catastrophe in Flint for people to notice, but what’s going on in Michigan should be a screeching alarm to America of the dangers of right-wing governance. Rick Snyder’s soggy demeanor and business connections bless him with the shiny veneer of being a “moderate.” Few people […]

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