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That's right! Ready or not, 2016 is coming! In the Detroit area, we already have three points of contact for two announced candidates. For Bernie Sanders: You'll want to contact Mike Witte - a ...
by ezioaltair12
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 01:32 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Ok, folks, this is gonna be pretty short, but damn if it won't be sweet. In case you haven't heard, two people from the Northeast are fighting over a spot for the Democratic nomination, and the ...
by ezioaltair12
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 05:20 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
ICYMI: "Giggles the Pig," a sow belonging to attorney Michael Ewing of Flint, has been put forth as a candidate for the mayoralty of Flint, Michigan. I'm all for political theater. But, really? A ...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 05:45 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Water Wars Ramp Up in Detroit During NN14 in Detroit last July, Detroit water activists were able to take advantage of the pressure brought to bear by the presence and awareness of politically-...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 05:02 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
A bit of a catch-all diary tonight. First, the DIA excursion for the Rivera/Kahlo exhibit; second, a demonstration about Aura Rosser and fundraiser for her family; third, an online calendar for ...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 05:24 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Hey hey! For once, I actually have *photos* to post from a demo I attended! I hope you're as impressed as I am. ;) Simple and to the point ...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Before I leave for the "Fight for $15" demonstration in midtown Detroit, I wanted to announce a call for interest in a group MCK outing to see the Rivera/Kahlo exhibit at the DIA. It's here till ...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 03:30 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
What: $15, Full Time and a Union for All Workers Rally and March When: 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Where: Come together at the Wayne State University Parking Lot #11, ...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 06:48 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Heya all, I've been getting a lot of emails from people wondering if there was someway they could get an update once I get out of surgery, etc. I know that friends from Facebook will be updating ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 36 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 08:48 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
My thanks to DoReMI for hosting a couple of weeks back, when I was otherwise occupied. The personal matter that interfered with my participation back then was major: my father died on Tuesday, ...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 04:10 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
March 28th meet-up CANCELLED! I'm very sorry to announce that the March 28th meet-up is being cancelled. Due to circumstances beyond her control, Peregrine Kate is unable to attend, and as she ...
by DoReMI
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
All your diary are belong to me! Mwahahahahah - I mean, I'd like to thank peregrine kate for giving me the opportunity to talk about the local parties we don't know and maybe love. But before we ...
by ezioaltair12
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 03:41 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Business first...a reminder that we have a day and time for our March meet-up: Saturday, March 28, at 5:00 PM, at Taqueria Mi Pueblo (7278 Dix Rd, Detroit, 48209; 313-841-3315). Please let us ...
by DoReMI
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Mar 11, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
And you know, folks, that's what it is tonight. An Open Thread. I will repeat my suggestions for meet-ups during the spring and into the summer, but that's all I can provide for you this evening. ...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 04:58 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Time for all of us Michiganders (or Michiganians, whichever you prefer) to come up with good arguments to explain why YOUR city or town is a desirable place to live. Of course, when one makes an ...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 63 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 04:36 PM PST with 14 Recommends
This is a MCK- hosted group; if you are not a Motor City Kossack, you are still welcome to jump in and join us! This week's readings: Chapter 9 "United Communities Are Impregnable": Violence and ...
by DoReMI
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 04:45 PM PST with 15 Recommends
This is a MCK- hosted group; if you are not a Motor City Kossack, you are still welcome to jump in and join us! This week's readings: Chapter 7 "Class, Status, and Residence: The Changing ...
by DoReMI
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 04:45 PM PST with 11 Recommends
And more. The diary title wouldn't accommodate everything, so let me alert you here to the fourth, fifth, and sixth topics covered in the diary: #4 is an announcement about a forum on Proposal 1 (...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 04:23 PM PST with 7 Recommends
This is a MCK- hosted group; if you are not a Motor City Kossack, you are still welcome to jump in and join us! This week's readings: Chapter 6 "Forget about Your Inalienable Right to Work": ...
by DoReMI
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 04:45 PM PST with 6 Recommends
This is a MCK- hosted group; if you are not a Motor City Kossack, you are still welcome to jump in and join us! This week's readings: Chapter 4 "'The Meanest and Dirtiest Jobs'" and Chapter 5 "'...
by DoReMI
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 04:45 PM PST with 3 Recommends