Four years into the political revolution in Michigan, progressives and leftists have won many victories large and small. Here’s my report on the accomplishments and setbacks of the progressive insurgency in the Michigan Democratic Party (MDP) over our first four years. All offset quotes are language the progressive movement added to the 2020 MDP platform.
Here’s the first installment of an occasional series on things people say they believe, often vehemently, but obviously don’t actually believe.
Number 1: “Corporations are people.”
Corporations are collective bargaining units for their shareholders.
The climate catastrophe is an existential threat to life on earth, and voter suppression is an existential threat to our way of life.
Full Disclosure: I am an elected DNC delegate and a founding member of MISolidarity. MDP leadership, particularly Chair Barnes and Appeals Committee Chair Tim Hughes, are actively undermining our election system - both internal Party elections and state primary...
The State Central Committee met on April 10th, 2021. At said meeting, the Chair used an illegal procedure to seat officers on the State Central Committee. Specifically, the Chair used the appointment process for Standing Committees members described in MDP Rule 9.0.1, instead of the election process required for State Central officers described in MDP Rule 7.1.1.