Michigan Policast for Monday, May 10, 2021

  • GOP voter suppression – The Big Lie never ends
  • COVID-19 – Vaccination and benchmark updates
  • Julie Brixie on the Republican fear of imaginary vaccine passports
  • Personal data protection
  • Following the money with Craig Mauger
  • Governor Whitmer: More criticism and a new opponent
  • Political notes
  • Transcript

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Michigan Policast for Monday, May 3, 2021

  • COVID infection rates, racial disparities
  • The census and Congressional reapportionment
  • Matt Grossman of MSU IPPSR
  • More Republican voter suppression
  • Political notes
  • Transcript

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Michigan Policast for Monday, April 26, 2021

  • Michigan COVID-19 updates – Vaccines, infections, politics
  • Voter suppression – absentee ballots, ballot boxes, sleazy petition initiatives
  • Political notes
  • Transcript

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ย ย Michigan Policast for Monday, April 19, 2021

  • Michigan COVID-19 updates
  • Voter suppression in Michigan
  • American Jobs Plan and Senator Curtis Hertel on federal funds waiting on Michigan
  • Political notes
  • Transcript

Cover photo tooootally stolen from this tweet by Samantha Steckloff.

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  Michigan Policast for Monday, April 12, 2021

  • COVID-19 updates: cases, hospitalizations, and vaccines
  • Voter suppression
  • Connie Cook and Sandy Sorini-Elser of VNP on redistricting and Communities of Interest
  • Biden's bold agenda to heal America – guns, infrastructure, energy, and more
  • Political notes
  • Transcript

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Michigan Policast for Monday, April 5, 2021

ย  In this episode:

  • COVID-19 updates
  • Dr Charles Ballard on Biden's infrastructure plan
  • Voter suppression, the GOP, and the new Jim Crow
  • Political notes
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, March 29, 2021

ย  In this episode:

  • COVID-19 – Cases and hospitalizations going up
  • Voter suppression, assassinations, and burning women at the stake
  • Kyle Melinn on Trump's influence over the Republican party
  • Political notes
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, March 22, 2021

ย  In this episode:

  • #StopAsianHate #StopAsianHateCrimes
  • Michigan pandemic and vaccine updates
  • Fake anti-Whitmer scandals
  • MI GOP withholds federal pandemic relief from Michiganders
  • Mark Brewer on transparency in Michigan
  • Political notes
  • Transcript

Shameless plug for our friend:ย  Listen to Tom Watkins on the new podcast Beyond the Classroom

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Michigan Policast for Monday, March 15, 2021

ย  In this episode:

  • Pandemic updates: power grabs, recovery, imaginary horribles
  • Marianne Udow-Phillips on Michigan's COVID response and nursing homes
  • Professor Mark Wilson on the pandemic-driven transformation of America
  • Political notes
  • Transcript

Cover:ย  Mike Shirkey just doesn't understand why the Governor doesn't trust that everyone will do the right thing … Torch Lake, July 4, 2020

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Michigan Policast for Monday, March 8, 2021

ย  In this episode:

  • COVID-19 and vaccine updates
  • Michigan election audit, Trump/Shirkey's Big Lie
  • Sam Inglott of Progress Michigan on transparency reform
  • Political notes
  • Remembering Frank Kelley
  • Transcript – on the way

 

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