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Democracy Watch: Prosecution of Detroit Water Shutoff Activist Called 'Disaster'

In the summer of 2014, as the City of Detroit was shutting off water to thousands of homes a week, a small group of activists resorted to civil disobedience in an attempt to draw attention to the...

Democracy Watch: Politics Compel EMU Board To Keep EAA Alive

In a move characterized by critics as both overtly political and terribly damaging, the Board of Regents for Eastern Michigan University on Tuesday decided to keep the controversial Education...

Democracy Watch: EAA Earns Failing Marks on Openness

Last December, regents for Eastern Michigan University put the Education Achievement Authority on notice, saying that a number of severe problems had to be addressed in the coming year for the...

Democracy Watch: Flint Residents Ask EPA to Change Drinking Water Rule

The City of Flint took center stage Wednesday during a meeting of water experts considering proposed changes to the U.S. Environmental Protection...

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