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Government Sources Yes, Community Voices No: More ICE Arrests in Grand Rapids

A Media Release from Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) from this past Friday begins by saying: 

A Mexican national in the country illegally, who has a prior conviction for assault on a law officer, is among 27 foreign nationals taken into custody during a four-day operation conducted by U.S. 553 more words

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According to the Acton Institute, Thanksgiving is about Capitalism

Organizations that are ideologically driven will often create narratives that serve their own purposes. This is exactly the case with a recent Acton Institute blog post, by Rev. 879 more words

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Grand Rapids, Development and Equity in a Market-driven economy

On Friday, MLive ran a story based on new recommendations from the Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use that would promote greater equity with development projects in Grand Rapids.  1,047 more words

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How Media Reports on the death of Billionaires: Helen DeVos

One can learn a great deal by paying attention to how the commercial news media reports on those who are part of the power structure, whether they are national or local. 887 more words

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The Acton Institute and Puerto Rico: Climate denial and Free Market Fanaticism

Over the past 10 days, people are deeply saddened by the devastation occurring in Puerto Rico and are pissed off at the administration’s lack of empathy for those on the island that are suffering. 670 more words

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The significance of Betsy DeVos appointing John Engler to the National Assessment Board

Last week it was reported by MLive, that Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos had appointed several new people to the National Assessment Board, including former Michigan Governor John Engler.  539 more words

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