Who are the 99%? (Answer: They’re Us)

By: Tuesday October 8, 2013 6:30 pm

Unlike many other first world nations, we in America equate minimal life standards that benefit society as a whole and make a place more worth living in– eating, healthcare, education– with a certain level of employment. So, don’t like what you got? Go get a better job loser. Lazy, dumb people get what they deserve. I work for a living. Sound familiar? Dickens had his character Scrooge say back in Victorian England that hungry children might best “starve so as to reduce the surplus population.”

 

Marijuana Wins Big at the Local Level in Michigan

By: Wednesday November 7, 2012 7:45 am

While the big news in marijuana reform was that voters in Colorado and Washington State passed ballot measures legalizing marijuana, there were also some important victories at the local level in Michigan. Three of the largest cities in the state overwhelmingly approved local marijuana decriminalizing ballot measures.

Michigan’s Two Largest Cities to Vote on Marijuana Decriminalization This November

By: Monday October 29, 2012 1:45 pm

Most of the media attention regarding marijuana reform this election has been focused on the state wide ballot initiatives in Colorado, Oregon and Washington State that would legalize marijuana, but there are also several important local initiatives on the ballot in Michigan. Voters in four Michigan municipalities, including the state’s most populous cities, will be deciding the fate of local marijuana reform measures.

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