Sexism, FDA, PFAS. Justice Bridget Mary McCormack is guest

January 20, 2020

Michigan Policast for Monday, January 20, 2020

Featured image:  John James with Lev Parnas, Rudy Giuliani.  ~Source

  In this episode:

  • Sexism in politics – Lucido (*cough*PIG*cough), Warren & Sanders
  • Mike Bloomberg does well in Michigan
  • Gov Whitmer approval rating + Snyder's rating in his first year
  • FDA drug approvals faster, but are they safer?
  • Nessel's hugh PFAS lawsuit: is PFAS the new tobacco?
  • Quick takes
  • Interview:  Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack
  • Transcript

 

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Sexism in politics – Lucido (*cough*PIG*cough), Warren & Sanders

 

MLive political reporter Emily Lawler, and Kathy Gray, who covers state politics for the Detroit Free Press, joined Stateside to talk about the week's biggest stories, including Lucido's comments.

Neither Lawler nor Gray were surprised to hear that a state lawmaker was accused of making inappropriate comments to a woman reporter. Reporters and staffers alike, Lawler said, have stories of sexual harassment at the Capitol. ~Source

How do we acknowledge the reality that #sexism exists and that women face an enormous electoral disadvantage, at least in some circumstances, while at the same time fighting against it effectively? @seanilling http://bit.ly/37cIyzU via @voxdotcomClick To Tweet

 

Mike Bloomberg does well in Michigan



Source

Gov Whitmer approval rating + Snyder's rating in his first year

FDA drug approvals faster, but are they safer?

'There has been a gradual erosion of the evidence that's required for FDA approval .. patients and physicians should not expect that new drugs will be dramatically better than older ones.'~@JonathanDarrow @PORTAL_Research https://n.pr/2RCq9G9 Click To Tweet

 

Nessel's huge PFAS lawsuit: is PFAS the new tobacco?

Quick takes

Interview: Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack

 

 

Transcript

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