Things People Say they Believe, but Obviously Don’t #1

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.”

Collective Bargaining – The Class Divide

Corporations are collective bargaining units for their shareholders.

MDP Leadership Sabotage Party Elections, State Primaries

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...

MISolidarity Appeals MDP Officer “Elections”

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.

Things People Say they Believe, but Obviously Don’t #1

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.”

Collective Bargaining – The Class Divide

Corporations are collective bargaining units for their shareholders.

MDP Leadership Sabotage Party Elections, State Primaries

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...

MISolidarity Appeals MDP Officer “Elections”

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.

Things People Say they Believe, but Obviously Don’t #1

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.”

Collective Bargaining – The Class Divide

Corporations are collective bargaining units for their shareholders.

MDP Leadership Sabotage Party Elections, State Primaries

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...

MISolidarity Appeals MDP Officer “Elections”

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.

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MISolidarity Appeals MDP Officer “Elections”

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.

State of the Revolution
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#1 - Recreational Marijuana & Proposal 1 (w/Jamie Lowell, Gillian Dawson & Shauna McNally)
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  • #1 - Recreational Marijuana & Proposal 1 (w/Jamie Lowell, Gillian Dawson & Shauna McNally)

    #1 - Recreational Marijuana & Proposal 1 (w/Jamie Lowell, Gillian Dawson & Shauna McNally)

    Dec 29, 2018 • 56:16

    On this State of the Revolution, Liano Sharon and guest host Dr. Shauna McNally discuss Proposal 1 (recreational marijuana) with guests Gillian Dawson (Michigan Democratic Party Cannabis Caucus Chair) and Jaime Lowell (MI Legalize board member and co-author of Prop 1). State of the Revolution is a weekly broadcast bringing…

  • #2 - MI Gubernatorial Election 2018 (w/Jennifer Kurland, Ayman Khafagi & Tanya Sharon)

    #2 - MI Gubernatorial Election 2018 (w/Jennifer Kurland, Ayman Khafagi & Tanya Sharon)

    Dec 29, 2018 • 1:34:24

    On this State of the Revolution, Liano Sharon and guest host Tanya Sharon discuss the 2018 gubernatorial election in Michigan with guests Jennifer Kurland (Green Party candidate for governor) and Dr. Ayman Khafagi (vice chair of the Michigan Democratic Party Progressive Caucus) who argues the leftist case for supporting Gretchen…

  • #3 - Proposal 2: Ending Gerrymandering (w/Walt Sorg & Steve Monti)

    #3 - Proposal 2: Ending Gerrymandering (w/Walt Sorg & Steve Monti)

    Dec 29, 2018 • 1:06:47

    On this State of the Revolution, Walt Sorg (Voters Not Politicians co-founder) and Steve Monti (Lansing progressive activist) join Liano Sharon to discuss Ballot Proposal 18-2. State of the Revolution is a weekly broadcast bringing you stories from grassroots activists, discussions of big ideas and current events, with a focus…

  • #4 - Proposal 3: Promote the Vote (w/Fred Fry & Kelly Collison)

    #4 - Proposal 3: Promote the Vote (w/Fred Fry & Kelly Collison)

    Dec 29, 2018 • 1:28:49

    On this State of the Revolution, Fred Fry (Promote the Vote volunteer) and Kelly Collison (Michigan Democratic Party Progressive Caucus chair) join Liano Sharon to discuss Ballot Proposal 18-3 (increase voter access). State of the Revolution is a weekly broadcast bringing you stories from grassroots activists, discussions of big ideas…

  • #6 - Midterms, Moving Forward (w/Yousef Rabhi, Desirae Simmons & Hudson Villeneuve)

    #6 - Midterms, Moving Forward (w/Yousef Rabhi, Desirae Simmons & Hudson Villeneuve)

    Dec 29, 2018 • 1:35:55

    On this State of the Revolution, State Representative Yousef Rabhi, Desirae Simmons (former independent city council candidate), and Hudson Villeneuve (NextGen organizer) join Liano Sharon to discuss the recent midterm elections and where we go from here. State of the Revolution is a weekly broadcast bringing you stories from grassroots…

  • #7 - Our Shifting Political Landscape (w/Mark Grebner)

    #7 - Our Shifting Political Landscape (w/Mark Grebner)

    Dec 29, 2018 • 1:13:13

    On this State of the Revolution, Mark Grebner (Michigan polling and election statistics analyst) joins Liano Sharon to discuss data, cultural changes, party politics, and what they mean for future elections. Get the extended version of this episode and help support the show by becoming a patron at https://www.patreon.com/michiganprogressive. State…

  • #8 - Organizing the Green New Deal (w/Sunrise Movement & Andrew Nowicki)

    #8 - Organizing the Green New Deal (w/Sunrise Movement & Andrew Nowicki)

    Dec 29, 2018 • 57:39

    On this State of the Revolution, Sunrise Movement organizers Shelby and Nicholas join Liano Sharon and environmental educator Andrew Nowicki to discuss the Green New Deal. Learn more about Sunrise at https://www.sunrisemovement.org/. Get the extended version of this episode and help support the show by becoming a patron at https://www.patreon.com/michiganprogressive.…

  • #9 - MI Republicans Disdain Democracy (w/Kelly Collison & Zackary Reinhardt)

    #9 - MI Republicans Disdain Democracy (w/Kelly Collison & Zackary Reinhardt)

    Dec 29, 2018 • 1:02:52

    On this State of the Revolution, Kelly Collison and Zackary Reihnhardt join Liano Sharon to talk Michigan lame-duck, the upcoming Michigan Democratic Party elections, and potential 2020 presidential candidates. Get the extended version of this episode and help support the show by becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/michiganprogressive. State of the…

  • #10 - Now That Marijuana's Legal... (w/Ryan Basore)

    #10 - Now That Marijuana's Legal... (w/Ryan Basore)

    Dec 29, 2018 • 1:06:52

    On this State of the Revolution, Liano Sharon and Samuel Klahn discuss the protests in France, the Senate vote to end US support for the war in Yemen, Michigan’s lame-duck session, and talk to Ryan Basore about the future of marijuana policy. Get the full version of this episode and…

  • #11 - County Government, Local Politics & Injured Water Fowl (w/Jason Morgan)

    #11 - County Government, Local Politics & Injured Water Fowl (w/Jason Morgan)

    Dec 30, 2018 • 1:15:11

    On this State of the Revolution, Liano Sharon and Leaha Dotson discuss housing affordability, the Michigan legislature’s lame duck debacle, and talk with Washtenaw County Commissioner Jason Morgan about County government and local politics. Get the full version of this episode and help support the show by becoming a patron…