Welcome to Michigan Progressive

Happy New Year, and welcome to the redesigned Michigan Progressive! I’m Liano Sharon, managing editor at Michigan Progressive. On behalf of the whole team here, thanks for dropping by, and please have a look around. We’re really excited about the new site and the new...
Patrick Miles and His Union Busting Law Firms

Patrick Miles and His Union Busting Law Firms

Patrick Miles is a “Democrat” running for Michigan Attorney General. He’s campaigning as a “progressive.” Unfortunately for him, some of us do research. In his previous run for Congress against Justin Amash (which he lost), Miles was...

Michigan Progressive is One Year Old!

We started Michigan Progressive one year ago to provide a platform for progressive voices in Michigan politics. In just a year, we have accomplished a lot. Our articles and blogs have been picked up and gotten coverage in the broader Michigan media. We’ve also...
Wow. Pat Miles Re-Reverses His Position On Asset Forfeiture

Patrick Miles Sets a Record for Flip-Flopping

Pat Miles gave a recent interview to Michigan Radio on the subject of civil asset forfeiture. It’s troubling to listen to. Here’s a link. Civil asset forfeiture is the procedure police can use to seize a person’s assets before they are charged with a...
August MDP SCC Meeting Motions and Resolutions

August MDP SCC Meeting Motions and Resolutions

On August 12, 2017 at the State Central Committee meeting of the Michigan Democratic Party, Michigan for Revolution plans to propose the following resolutions and motions in an effort to demonstrate  our goal to bring integrity, fairness, transparency and democracy...
Change or Lose

Change or Lose

The Party is at a crossroads in Michigan. Since 2010 we’ve gotten our butt kicked in legislative races, the governor’s race, and the state supreme court. We’ve changed party chairs twice and tried a number of strategies and messages, but it ain’t working. The 2016...
Dr. Abdul El-Sayed

Dr. Abdul El-Sayed

Dr. Abdul El-Sayed brought his campaign for Governor of Michigan to the Downriver for Revolution group on Sunday, May 7th.  He took questions from the group and answered what questions he could in the 90-minute time frame. He spoke of his of his background, education,...

Launching Michigan Progressive!

Hello Michigan! Michigan Progressive is a grassroots media organization that provides commentary, analysis, and reporting on progressive politics in Michigan. There are too few outlets for serious discussion of progressive politics in Michigan. We are working to...