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

  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

  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

  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:  Listen to Tom Watkins on the new podcast Beyond the Classroom

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Michigan Policast for Monday, March 15, 2021

  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:  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

  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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Michigan Policast for Monday, March 1, 2021

  In this episode:

  • COVID updates – schools, vaccines, the latest polls
  • Healthcare legislation in the Michigan House
  • 11 days of Chatfield, equality moves forward
  • Interview – Erin Knott, Executive Director, Equality Michigan
  • Interview – State Representative David LaGrand on transparency in Michigan
  • Political notes
  • Transcript

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Michigan Policast for Monday, February 22, 2021

  In this episode:

  • The American Rescue Plan, vaccines, and Biden's economic agenda
  • Doug Pratt of the Michigan Education Association
  • Mike Shirkey and the Big Lie
  • Jonathan Oosting from Bridge Magazine
  • Political notes
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, February 15, 2021

  In this episode:

  • COVID-19 updates
  • Sen Mike Shirkey. What a mess.
  • Federal & state budgets
  • Nancy Wang with Voters Not Politicians
  • Michigan and the Trump impeachment
  • Michigan Q-GOP infighting
  • Political notes
  • Transcript

Cover:  April 30, 2020, armed protest at the Capitol Building in Lansing

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Michigan Policast for Monday, February 8, 2021

  In this episode:

  • COVID-19 numbers, sports, vaccinations
  • COVID-19 and partisan games
  • Mike Wilkinson of Bridge Magazine on fact-checking left vs right claims on COVID-19
  • Michigan Republican Party MAGA meltdown
  • Political notes
  • Transcript

 

 

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