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Dynamic and diverse voices. News, politics, community leaders and issues that define our region. Detroit Today brings you fresh and perceptive views and brings you into the conversation each day.

Dynamic and diverse voices. News, politics, community leaders and issues that define our region. Detroit Today brings you fresh and perceptive views and brings you into the conversation each day.

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Detroit, MI

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Dynamic and diverse voices. News, politics, community leaders and issues that define our region. Detroit Today brings you fresh and perceptive views and brings you into the conversation each day.

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English


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Episodes

Journalist and Caregiver Desiree Cooper Reflects on Transforming, Caregiving and Grieving Amid A Pandemic

4/14/2021
Cooper, who lost her father last fall, says the pandemic has made saying goodbye more difficult.

Duration:00:20:33

ER Doctor Talks Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Halt, Resurgence of COVID-19 Hospitalizations in Michigan

4/14/2021
Local 4 Medical Expert Dr. Frank McGeorge says he still has faith in the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, and you should too.

Duration:00:30:34

Parents and Child Care Providers Still Struggling More Than A Year Into Pandemic

4/13/2021
New York Times reporter Alisha Haridasani Gupta and Detroit-based child care professional Denise Smith offer national and local insight into how COVID-19 has exacerbated issues within the child care sector.

Duration:00:51:08

Biden's Choice on Immigration Is Lose-Lose, Columnist Says

4/12/2021
The president has lousy political options when it comes to immigration, so he might as well do the right thing, Shikha Dalmia of The Week says.

Duration:00:26:01

Border Patrol Profiling Includes Local Law Enforcement

4/12/2021
A new report released by the ACLU uncovers Border Patrol's broad jurisdiction and the agency's pattern of targeting immigrant communities in Michigan.

Duration:00:25:01

Racial Trauma Makes Derek Chauvin Trial Too Hard for Some To Watch

4/9/2021
If you haven't been able to watch the Chauvin trial, you're not alone. But talking about the case and what it represents is crucial in this moment.

Duration:00:51:17

Separating Fact From Fiction Regarding Gov. Whitmer's Nursing Home Policies During Pandemic

4/8/2021
Marianne Udow-Phillips says research shows the state's policies were not responsible for the high rate of deaths in nursing homes.

Duration:00:21:19

How Emergency Management Became a Dangerous Safety Net for Cities

4/8/2021
Divestment in critical public services has left many low-income communities overpoliced and underprotected.

Duration:00:29:24

What's In Store For The 2021 Detroit Jazz Festival

4/7/2021
Detroit Jazz Festival President Chris Collins says the show will go on, with a sneak peek on WDET.

Duration:00:15:23

Biden's $2 Trillion American Jobs Plan Addresses Role of Equity in Infrastructure

4/7/2021
New York Times reporter Jeanna Smialek discusses President Biden's massive infrastructure spending plan and how it emphasizes societal inequities in a new way.

Duration:00:35:37

Is Michigan's Variant Problem Worse Than Other States? The Answer is Complicated

4/6/2021
U of M infectious disease expert Adam Lauring says Michigan has done a better job tracking the variants than other states.

Duration:00:20:57

Civil Rights Attorney Jim Freeman Explores How the Ultra-Rich Profit from Racial Injustice in New Book

4/6/2021
The author of "Rich Thanks to Racism" says that while not all of the country’s ultra-wealthy are necessarily conscious of their complicity in upholding systems of inequity and oppression, it is happening nonetheless.

Duration:00:29:53

Detroit Companies Rethinking Office Space Post-Pandemic

4/5/2021
What would a permanent shift away from in-person work mean for Detroit and the city's downtown business district?

Duration:00:33:15

U.S. Economy Added 916,000 Jobs in March. What Does That Mean for Michigan?

4/5/2021
A robust economic recovery is still contingent upon mitigating the spread of COVID-19, but promising jobs numbers could mean hope is on the horizon.

Duration:00:18:03

New Show Alert: WDET's "The Don Was Motor City Playlist" Spotlights Detroit Music and Deep Cuts

4/2/2021
WDET's Ann Delisi will produce and co-host "The Don Was Motor City Playlist," which will start airing April 16.

Duration:00:12:46

Burnout: It's Here, It's Real and Your Boss Can Play A Big Role in Helping or Exacerbating It

4/2/2021
Olga Khazan of The Atlantic says when it comes to burnout, it's not you, it's your work environment.

Duration:00:38:29

What You Need To Know as Michigan Enters Third Wave of COVID-19 Pandemic

4/1/2021
Sustained spread of the U.K. variant throughout Michigan has many health experts concerned about how big this surge will be.

Duration:00:16:07

Stabenow Highlights Big Investment in Mental Health Coming to Michigan

4/1/2021
The American Rescue Plan made a considerable investment to mental health services, aiding in the establishment of clinics across Michigan.

Duration:00:10:35

More Than 1,000 Homeowners Apply for Assistance From New Gilbert Detroit Property Tax Fund

4/1/2021
Dan Gilbert is investing $500 million in Detroit neighborhoods to help low-income homeowners with property taxes. But it doesn't come without controversy.

Duration:00:24:47

Why Michigan Schools Are Losing So Many Teachers

3/31/2021
Chalkbeat reporter Koby Levin and Michigan Teacher of the Year Owen Bondono discuss the teacher turnover crisis and what it will take to solve it.

Duration:00:35:55