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Stateside for Monday, Sept. 14, 2015

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Today on Stateside:

  • The Center for Michigan has spent the last year asking more than 5,000 Michiganders what it will take to get them good jobs for its “Getting to Work” public engagement campaign. President and CEO of The Center for Michigan John Bebow sits down with us to discuss the results.
     
  • What happens when a word loses its power? Anne Curzan joins us to talk about a word near and dear to The Next Idea: “innovation.”
     
  • There’s a comic convention happening soon in Detroit that spotlight artists and writers of color, and women. Maia Crown Williams talks with us about the second MECCACon.
     
  • The Republican establishment strikes back. Zoe Clark and Rick Pluta pick over the pieces of the latest episode of the Todd Courser-Cindy Gamrat saga, and what lies ahead for the tea party in Michigan.
     
  • John Lindstrom was one of the veteran Lansing political observers watching the Gamrat expulsion vote, and he did so with a strong sense of dismay. Lindstrom joins us to talk about the effect term limits had on the proceedings.  
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