Racing to the Bottom

Earlier this week, I was at a Democratic Socialists of America meeting in Ferndale, where I said that worrying about a Green Party candidate “spoiling” the election for a Democratic Party candidate is exactly equivalent to justifying the economic race to the bottom that everyone in the room opposes. Perhaps I can explain that a little better here than I did at the meeting. Continue reading

Primary Election Deadline Passed.

Yesterday, at 4:00 PM Tuesday, April 19, the deadline to file as a Democratic or Republican candidate inĀ Michigan’sĀ August primary election passed. You can view the statewide list, which includes all candidates for State Representative as well as Congressional offices, at http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/16PRI/16PRI_CL.HTM. Continue reading