Category: Justice

Affirmative Action On the Ballot in Michigan

From One United Michigan, some good talking points: What Is This All About? A ballot proposal, deceptively named the “Michigan Civil Rights Initiative,” is headed for the November 2006 election. If passed, all state and local affirmative action programs will be immediately eliminated, including opportunities for equal access to education, jobs and contracts for women […]

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Hear John Edwards Friday @ U-M

Former Senator and Vice Presidential candidate John Edwards will appear on campus this Friday as the Grand Finale of a two week “Opportunity Rocks” campus tour promoting anti-poverty issues and advocacy! Show UofM’s committment to community service and activism and help create the largest crowd on his tour! Opportunity Rocks Rally with John Edwards Friday […]

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GOP Watching the Polls in Detroit

2004: “If we do not suppress the Detroit vote, we’re going to have a tough time in this election cycle.” — State Rep. John Pappageorge, R-Troy, while discussing election strategy at a meeting of the Oakland County Republican Party (Freep) 2005: Michigan Republicans will renew a controversy from the 2004 election when they send poll […]

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John Engler to Speak to U-M Alumni Group

Former Michigan Governor John Engler is speaking to the U-M alumni association on November 10th in Washington, D.C. U of M Speaker Series with former Governor and current President and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), John Engler Details: Thursday, November 10 at the Bank of America Penthouse at 730 15th St NW […]

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A Moderate ‘Review’?

At Michigan, a different tune from conservatives: TMD: Do you have a vision for the Review? JDD: I definitely have a vision for the Review. I think that in the past, our paper has been led by people who maybe are upset with BAMN, or simply didn’t like affirmative action – basically, people who formed […]

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Ann Arbor Fire

From a friend: i just found out that there was a fire at 4:00am on arbor street… the daily has yet to post anything but more info is available at mline/aa news- the house is gone and one student had to jump from the third floor and is badly burned, cut and in critical condition […]

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Fristabuster ‘Protest of the Year’

The Princeton Filibuster, which I helped bring to D.C., was selected by Mother Jones magazine as the protest of the year: “The 384-hour gabfest wrapped up with a ‘fili-bus-tour’ to Washington, D.C., where guest bloviators Senators Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Jon Corzine (D-N.J.) joined in.” Also making the list of notable campus activism: anti-Coke activism, […]

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