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MLive and West Michigan Billionaires: On the need to redefine wealth

It’s another year and the richest people in Michigan are getting even richer.

Yesterday, MLive posted a story based on the annual Forbes listing of the wealthiest people on the planet.  659 more words

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The Misleading and Unverified claims of Betsy DeVos

Last Thursday, it was reported that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was claiming that the administration’s education budget, “places power in the hands of parents and families.” … 494 more words

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5 Ways the Church can help the poor, according to the Acton Institute

For more than two decades I have been writing about the Grand Rapids-based Acton Institute, an organization that essentially sees christianity and capitalism as compatible. … 762 more words

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Grand Rapids Property Management company makes low-income tenants disposable

In an example of solid journalism, Grand Rapids Press reporter Jim Harger’s article in Thursday’s paper, investigates the property management company Eenhoorn LLC’s efforts to push low-income tenants out in favor of making larger profits.  545 more words

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A well founded fear: The GRPD and the Immigrant Community

Nearly two weeks ago, the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan hosted a forum with some elected officials and Grand Rapids City staff to address concerns from the Latino/a community about immigration policy and law enforcement. 590 more words

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