Workers’ power is being recast as precarious workers in Africa experiment with new ways of organising in the digital age
A pipeline that has carried Canadian oil and gas across Wisconsin and Michigan for 70 years has become a symbol of fossil fuel politics and a test of local regulatory power.
A March of Dimes report gave the US a grade of D+ for maternal and infant health care, highlighting that the national preterm birth rate hit 10.5% in 2021, a record 15-year high.
More extreme rainfall and frequent storms are raising the risk that floodwaters could spill over dams, or that dams could fail.
A new analysis of standardized test scores from elementary schools in Michigan pinpoints when during the pandemic students fell most behind.
A gunman at Michigan State University shot dead three people before taking his own life. Two criminologists explain how the incident fits a pattern of campus attacks.
Abortion rights were on the ballot in five states during the midterm elections – all broke in favor of abortion-rights advocates.
Two men accused of planning to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020 have been found guilty. Their backgrounds and the trial itself raise concerns about the role of extremism in America.
The perishable nature of agri-food products makes any delay at the Canada-U.S. border costly to farmers, businesses and consumers.
Fewer students enrolled in public school and more were home-schooled during the 2020-21 school year. Researchers analyzed records in Michigan to understand what drove parents to make these decisions.
Achieving widespread immunity to COVID-19 through vaccination requires as many people as possible to get their shots, including those who object or haven’t bothered.
Students who took part in the program scored 8% higher on the state science test than students who received traditional instruction, and demonstrated greater social and emotional learning.
Schools can consider virtual learning and other ways to reduce the negative impact of suspensions on student achievement.
Trump is contesting the results in four key battleground states. Here is what he is claiming — and his chances of success in stopping the vote count or overturning the results.
Is right-wing violent extremism the new fifth wave of modern terrorism? If so, there’s no doubt the impacts of COVID-19 will only help accelerate the radicalization of its adherents.
Much remains unknown so far about an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, but five themes will remain relevant no matter how events unfold.
To overhaul an election redistricting process tainted by gerrymandering, Michigan has adopted a governance mechanism prominent 2,500 years ago in ancient Athens, the birthplace of democracy.
The US has a long history of forced sterilization campaigns that were driven by the bogus ‘science’ of eugenics, racism and sexism.
A federal court with jurisdiction over Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee found that the state governments have a legal obligation to ensure that children can learn how to read.
It is becoming clear that this election season, the Democratic Party will likely adopt a center-left agenda.