WestSouthwest

Interviews with news makers and discussion of topics important to Southwest Michigan. Heard Wednesday mornings at 9:20. 

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Right to Work
8:23 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

WSW: How Right to Work Became Law in Michigan

Protesters rally at the state Capitol in 2012 opposing a "right to work" law for Michigan - file photo
Credit The Associated Press

WestSouthwest with Andy Kroll

    

Mother Jones reporter Andy Kroll takes a look at how a "conservative pipe dream" became reality in Michigan. 

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WestSouthwest
1:30 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

WSW: Republican Congressional candidate Jim Bussler

Jim Bussler
Credit Photo provided by Bussler campaign

WestSouthwest with Jim Bussler

Jim Bussler is challenging Congressman Fred Upton in this summer's Republican primary

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Forest Heroes
7:39 am
Wed January 29, 2014

WSW: Forest Heroes on Kellogg and the rain forests

Sumatran Tiger - Woodley Park in Washington D.C.
Credit Jeff Kubina/Wikimedia Commons

WestSouthwest with Jez Vedua

In October the group Forest Heroes called for Kellogg to cut ties with agribusiness corporation Wilmar. 

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Julian Bond
7:32 am
Wed January 29, 2014

WSW: Civil rights icon Julian Bond

Julian Bond (left) and Martin Luther King Jr. casting ballots for Bond in the Georgia House of Representatives in 1965
Credit The Associated Press

WestSouthwest with Julian Bond

Long-time civil rights activist Julian Bond will speak at Albion College on Thursday. 

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Fred Upton
7:42 am
Wed January 22, 2014

WestSouthwest: Representative Fred Upton on the year ahead in Congress

Allied Paper site - file photo
Credit WMUK

WestSouthwest with Fred Upton

    

West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton sat down with WMUK's Gordon Evans and Kalamazoo Gazette reporter Yvonne Zipp to discuss a wide range of topics. 

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