Tag: Susan Demas

Putting sexism on blast — with special guest Susan Demas, Editor-in-Chief of Michigan Advance

Putting sexism on blast — with special guest Susan Demas, Editor-in-Chief of Michigan Advance

Read @LOLGOP’s explanation about WHY we’re raising $10,000 for Run for Something in his piece “Unfortunately, money still matters a lot in politics. Here’s how to make the most of yours.” Then please consider making a donation to help young, down-ticket progressives all across America. Susan Demas on Twitter: @SJDemas Susan Demas’ work Michigan Advance is HERE. Allison Donahue on […]

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Introducing our newest Eclectablogger: Susan J. Demas

Introducing our newest Eclectablogger: Susan J. Demas

I am extremely happy to announce that Susan J. Demas will now be a regular contributor on Eclectablog. Susan has a long resumé in Michigan journalism and political commentary. She owns Inside Michigan Politics and was once a journalist for MIRS News Service. She’s currently a syndicated political columnist, appearing in The Huffington Post, Salon, Dome Magazine, Deadline Detroit and […]

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GUEST POST by Susan J. Demas – So what do we do now?

GUEST POST by Susan J. Demas – So what do we do now?

The following guest post was written by Susan J. Demas. Susan is Publisher and Editor of Inside Michigan Politics, a nationally acclaimed, biweekly political newsletter. Her political columns can be found at SusanJDemas.com. Follow her on Twitter here. I am not the optimist in my family. That role is filled by my husband, Joe. All of us are devastated right now, […]

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Supporters of effort to put LGBT civil rights to a statewide vote take to social media to attack critics

Supporters of effort to put LGBT civil rights to a statewide vote take to social media to attack critics

As I reported earlier this week, a group headed up by civil rights attorney Dana Nessel has formed to put civil rights for the LGBT community on the ballot in 2016. Nessel’s group, Fair Michigan, will submit petition language and then collect signatures for a ballot proposal that will enshrine civil rights like employment and housing equality in the state […]

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AFTERNOON GRAB BAG: Snyder has lost the media, Land’s family are Islamophobes

AFTERNOON GRAB BAG: Snyder has lost the media, Land’s family are Islamophobes

NOTE: With the impending election, trying to keep up with all of the news is like drinking from a firehose and, with a day job and other activities I’m involved in, I simply don’t have time to do an individual blog post for everything that is going on. I’m considering doing a “grab bag” like this one every day or […]

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Republican goal achieved: Workers compensation “reform” bill hearing goes nearly unreported

On Tuesday of this week, Michigan Republicans held a public hearing on a controversial piece of legislation, HB 5002. As I have written about in the past, this bill makes law certain practices used by insurance companies to reduce or eliminate benefits for injured workers by using “imaginary wages” and “imaginary pensions”. While the legislation is highly controversial, Senate Reforms, […]

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Reporter writes an entire piece about how I am wrong and spells my blog’s name wrong throughout – Updated

Reporter writes an entire piece about how I am wrong and spells my blog’s name wrong throughout – Updated

I guess I ought to be flattered that Susan Demas at MLive took an entire article to tell me how wrong I am: Left complains about ‘almost secret’ workers’ compensation hearing on TV right now. I just wish she would have gotten my blog’s name spelled right. While promoting the liberal group We Are The People Michigan’s efforts against HB […]

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