What “Vote Uncommitted” Means To These Michiganders, Pt. 1
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by Michigan Public
12h ago
Listen to Michigan is leveraging political power by casting "uncommitted" votes rather than voting for President Joe Biden in the 2024 Michigan primary. GUESTS: Layla Elabed, campaign manager for Listen to Michigan  Abbas Alawieh, political strategist and spokesman for Listen to Michigan ___ Looking for more conversations from Stateside? Right this way. If you like what you hear on the pod, consider supporting our work. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Wolves, Moose, and Ice Melt on Isle Royale
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by Michigan Public
2d ago
Isle Royale – Lake Superior’s island National Park – is a naturalist's playground. It’s home to an estimated 30 odd wolves and nearly 1000 moose – all protected from hunting. For decades now, a team of researchers have been surveying the wolf and moose populations, but this winter with record breaking warm weather, the census did not go as planned.  GUEST: Rolf Peterson,  research professor in Forest Resources and Environmental Science at Michigan Technological University ___ Looking for more conversations from Stateside? Right this way. If you like what you hear on the pod, consider ..read more
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MI's Ongoing GOP Chair Struggle
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by Michigan Public
4d ago
Kristina Karamo was ousted by state committee members last month, but said that she’s not leaving her position as Michigan Republican Party chair. Then, last week the Republican National Committee announced that they are now recognizing former Congressman Pete Hoekstra as MI GOP chair. So what is going on in Michigan’s Republican Party? And how will this all effect the upcoming Republican Convention? GUESTS: Craig Mauger, reporter for the Detroit News Stephen Henderson, host of WDET's Created Equal ___ Looking for more conversations from Stateside? Right this way. If you like what you hea ..read more
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Auto No-Fault, Gun Reform & Other Legislative News
Stateside
by Michigan Public
1w ago
We have some updates for you from Lansing. Gun reform laws that passed last session came into effect this week, Michigan State Representative Brenda Carter's been feeling the heat from auto no-fault reform activists, and Representative Josh Schriver was recently disciplined for a racist social media post. GUESTS: Tracy Samilton, reporter for Michigan Public Rick Pluta, senior Capitol correspondent for the Michigan Public Radio Network ___ Looking for more conversations from Stateside? Right this way. If you like what you hear on the pod, consider supporting our work. See omnystudio.com/listene ..read more
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Nora Chapa Mendoza: A Life of Painting, Advocacy
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by Michigan Public
1w ago
This year, the Kresge Foundation re-introduced us to a prolific metro Detroit artist who connected imaginative abstract motion and ideas with stories and images of Latino and Indigenous people. Nora Chapa Mendoza is a self-taught painter who established her career in Detroit. She is the 2024 Kresge Eminent Artist, for her life of achievements on the canvas and in advocacy. GUEST: Nora Chapa Mendoza - painter, educator and activist ___ Looking for more conversations from Stateside? Right this way. If you like what you hear on the pod, consider supporting our work. See omnystudio.com/listener fo ..read more
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Bringing Liberian Cuisine to Detroit
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by Michigan Public
1w ago
Detroit chef Ameneh Marhaba has carved out a place for her own Afro-fusion style with a pop-up kitchen and catering business called Little Liberia. Now Marhaba is working on a big lift: she’s preparing to open a brick-and-mortar storefront for Little Liberia in Midtown, Detroit. GUEST: Ameneh Marhaba, owner of Little Liberia ___ Looking for more conversations from Stateside? Right this way. If you like what you hear on the pod, consider supporting our work. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Campus Security One Year After MSU Shooting
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by Michigan Public
1w ago
How has campus security changed one year after the Michigan State University shooting?Today we get into what we know so far about security upgrades and how the MSU community is responding to it. GUEST: Isabel Lohman,  education reporter at Bridge Michigan ___ Looking for more conversations from Stateside? Right this way. If you like what you hear on the pod, consider supporting our work. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Confections with Convictions: Chocolate With a Purpose
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by Michigan Public
1w ago
Confections with Convictions is a chocolate shop. But it does a whole lot more than sell sweet treats. This confectionary employs young people fresh out of entanglements with the legal system, and gives them a chance to build a career path. GUEST: Dale Anderson, founder of Confections with Convictions Jennifer Faketty, owner of Confections with Convictions ________ Looking for more conversations from Stateside? Right this way. If you like what you hear on the pod, consider supporting our work. Music in this episode by Blue Dot Sessions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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What the Conviction of Jennifer Crumbley Means, Pt. 2
Stateside
by Michigan Public
2w ago
This week, the mother of the shooter in the Oxford High School mass shooting was convicted on four counts of involuntary manslaughter. Stateside spoke with Aubrey Greenfield, a survivor of the Oxford shooting and a gun violence prevention activist, about what this verdict means to her and members of her community. We also spoke with Nick Suplina, senior vice president for law and policy at Everytown for Gun Safety, about how this verdict could impact American perspectives on gun violence prevention.  GUESTS:  Aubrey Greenfield, University of Michigan student; gun violence prevention ..read more
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What the Conviction of Jennifer Crumbley Means Pt. 1
Stateside
by Michigan Public
2w ago
This week, an Oakland County jury convicted Jennifer Crumbley, the mother of the Oxford school shooter, on four charges of involuntary manslaughter. This case is extremely unique in the national landscape. Over the next couple days we’ll explain why. GUEST: Eve Brensike Primus,  Yale Kamisar Collegiate professor of law at the University of Michigan ___ Looking for more conversations from Stateside? Right this way. If you like what you hear on the pod, consider supporting our work. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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