July 10, 2014
8:09 am
Thu July 10, 2014

WestSouthwest July 10, 2014

Walter Dean Myers
Credit walterdeanmyers.net

On WestSouthwest, criticism of how the boundaries are drawn for Congress and the state Legislature. And remembering author Walter Dean Myers. 

WestSouthwest - July 10, 2014


Read more
8:05 am
Thu July 10, 2014

WSW: Remembering Author Walter Dean Myers

Credit Foundation for Newark's Future

WestSoutwest with Walter Dean Myers

Last year Walter Dean Myers came to Kalamazoo as part of a cross-country tour to promote literacy among young people. 

Read more
7:19 am
Wed July 9, 2014

WSW: Do Legislative Boundaries Skew Democracy?

Credit iStock/Svetlana Larina

WestSouthwest with Rich Robinson

Michigan Campaign Finance Network Executive Director Rich Robinson says Michigan's system of drawing legislative boundaries doesn't serve voters. 

Read more
July 7, 2014
9:28 am
Mon July 7, 2014

WestSouthwest July 7, 2014

Credit Dori/Wikicommons

On WestSouthwest, the case for taxing carbon to address climate change, and a look at the finances and transparency of charter schools. 

WestSouthwest July 7, 2014


Read more
Charter Schools
8:48 am
Mon July 7, 2014

WSW: Charter Schools' Financing and Accountability

Canton Charter Academy
Credit Dwight Burdette, Wikicommons

WestSouthwest with Gary Miron


Western Michigan University Professor Gary Miron says small, independent, locally run charter schools are hard to find in Michigan. 

Read more