Michigan Policast for Monday, August 31, 2020

  In this episode:

  • Republican National Convention
  • Lavora Barnes on the MDP State Convention
  • Trump's abuse of Dept of Justice, USPS
  • US domestic violence and racism
  • Political notes
  • Political Attack Ad of the Week
  • Transcript

 

Featured image:  A memorial tribute to those who lost their lives to COVID-19.  More info and links in segment five, political notes.

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Michigan Policast for Wednesday, August 24, 2020

  In this episode:

  • The Democratic Convention
  • Governor Whitmer's week: EPGA, COVID, Unemployment, Flint
  • Arnold Weinfeld on the changing demographics of America's suburbs
  • Political Notes – USPS, petition drives
  • Political ad of the week
  • Transcript

 

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, August 17, 2020

  In this episode:

  • The Democratic ticket is Biden – Harris
  • The first of its kind virtual DNC convention
  • COVID-19 and Michigan
  • Matt Grossman, K12, and COVID
  • Trump Battle Royale: US Post Office
  • Kerry Ebersole Singh on the US Census
  • Political notes
  • Attack ad of the week
  • Transcript

 

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, August 10, 2020

  In this episode:

  • Racism is a public health crisis
  • Biden's VP pick … Governor Whitmer?
  • Charles Ballard on the growing wage gap
  • The latest polls: Trump and James closing the gap?
  • Hillary Scholten and MI-03
  • Political Notes
  • Political attack ad of the week
  • Governor William Milliken Memorial
  • Transcript

 

 

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Michigan Policast for Thursday, August 6, 2020

  In this episode:

  • Congressional races
  • State House races
  • Bob LaBrant on dark money & Unlock Michigan
  • John James misrepresents his military background
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, August 3, 2020

  In this episode:

  • Elections
  • Interesting primaries
  • John Austin on Michigan's economy, PUA, and Biden's plan
  • Governor William Milliken tribute
  • Polls
  • Political notes
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, July 27, 2020

  In this episode:

  • Mask Up Michigan! And Ohio! And Indiana!
  • Facebook and fake COVID news
  • Dana Nessel on EOs, Trump's invasion, and more
  • Bad week for RWNJs
  • Sexism in politics (and life)
  • Joe Schwartz on the fight to preserve the Governor's emergency powers
  • Political Notes
  • John James wants to talk. But also doesn't want to talk.
  • Jonathan Oosting on Michigan's Unemployment Insurance system
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, July 20, 2020

  In this episode:

  • Izzo and Harbaugh: Mask Up Michigan!
  • Opening and closing Michigan's schools
  • MEA President Paula Herbart
  • What John James didn't say, this time with Army porn
  • Political notes
  • Ad of the week
  • Remembering John Lewis
  • Transcript

Featured image: From left to right: Suzy Merchant, Kim Barnes Arico, Gov. Whitmer, Lt. Gov. Gilchrist, Tom Izzo and Dr. Joneigh Khaldun | Governor Whitmer’s Communications Office
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Michigan Policast for Monday, July 13, 2020

  In this episode:

  • Mask up Michigan!
  • Emergency powers of the Governor
  • COVID-19 and K12 and higher education
  • Senator Gary Peters on unemployment, CARES, and more
  • Susan Demas on sexism in Michigan politics
  • Political Notes
  • John James says what?
  • Transcript

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Michigan Policast for Monday, July 6, 2020

  In this episode:

  • Progress Michigan's latest Lake Effect poll
  • No Reason Absentee Voting/ vote by mail
  • Kara Hope on absentee ballots, signs in the Capitol
  • Face masks and preventable spread of COVID-19
  • Political Notes
  • John James says what?
  • Transcript

 

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