On today’s Stateside, we answer your questions about what happens if Michigan voters legalize recreational marijuana. And, the story of broadcast executive and former Detroit Tigers owner John Fetzer’s exploration of new-age spiritual movements.
Hear the full show above or find individual stories below.
Schuette shifts on Healthy Michigan, Whitmer says “no tax” pledge foolish
- Zach Gorchow, editor at Gongwer News Service, recaps the latest developments in Michigan’s gubernatorial race.
What to expect if Michigan voters legalize recreational weed
- Michigan Radio reporter Steve Carmody answers listener questions about the future of recreational marijuana in the state.
In Detroit and Zimbabwe, a shared love of jit
- Chido Johnson, co-founder of the Zimbabwe Cultural Centre of Detroit, and Detroit jit dancer Haleem “Stringz” Rasul, talk about the JIT Exchange – a collaboration exploring the culture of jit in both Detroit and Zimbabwe.
- The JIT Exchange hosts a performance that combines influences of Detroit and Zimbabwe jit Thursday at 7p.m. at the University of Michigan Museum of Art. You can find details on the show here.
Howes: The economy is roaring right now, but will it last?
- Detroit News columnist Daniel Howes talks about who deserves credit for the country’s economic boom, and how uncertainty over trade could undo the progress made.
The new-age spiritual journey of a former Detroit Tigers owner
- Brian Wilson, professor of American religious history at Western Michigan University, talks about former Detroit Tigers owner John Fetzer’s exploration of spiritual movements.
- Wilson will be doing a tour for his book “John E. Fetzer and the Quest for the New Age” with stops in Kalamazoo and Petoskey. You can find more information about that here.