The state of Michigan actually has a budget surplus on its hands, in large part due to big cutbacks put in place by the governor.
As news arrives that Greece will receive a fresh $170 billion from the rest of Europe, we are broadcasting from Michigan this week leading up to that state's primary. On the minds of citizens of Michigan? The big auto bailout of a few years back.
In suburban Detroit, there's a speed limit sign telling drivers to slow down to 25 mph on school days -- but it's a little different than the signs you might be used to seeing in your neighborhood.
Sustainable thinking often requires the luxury of a long term perspective: If you don't have fuel to prepare the evening's meal, whether the...