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Politics & Government

Stateside for Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015


  • More economists are telling us that the gap between the haves and the have-nots is growing in America. Michigan State University economist Charles Ballard joined us to talk about this.
  • Emily St. John Mandel joins us in-studio to talk about her novel Station Eleven, set in post-apocalyptic Northern Michigan. The book has just been selected as the 2015-16 Great Michigan Read.
  • Energy use around the globe is expected to go up by more than 50% in the next 25 years. Michigan law mandates a heavier reliance on renewable sources by next year. But some say that's not enough, and they're taking matters into their own hands. Stateside's Emily Fox has more