Conversations that matter to Michigan. Each weekday, host April Baer will bring you stories from people across the state—from policymakers in Lansing, to entrepreneurs in Detroit, to artists in Grand Rapids. To access full episodes and individual story segments, please visit

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Stateside 2.6.2017

Today on Stateside , we dive into this question: If special deals make sense for billionaires, why not for long-term Detroiters hoping to stay in their homes? And a guest explains why it seems insurers "don't hear the voice of the people" as they move to


 2017-02-07  49m

Stateside 2.3.2017

Because jobs are scarce in Detroit, an underground "gift economy" has emerged. Today on Stateside , we hear about that system and about a bill that would bring more transparency to state government. But, of course, there's a loophole.


 2017-02-04  47m

Stateside 2.2.2017

Today we learn why one expert says without steady growth, pumping billions into infrastructure is just a "Ponzi scheme." And, we hear Rep. Mitchell from Michigan's 10th District explain why Great Lakes drinking water is "not an issue we can risk" with


 2017-02-03  46m

Stateside 2.1.2017

Today on Stateside , we bring you "Better Together," a State of Opportunity special on how school diversity makes a difference.


 2017-02-02  49m

Stateside 1.31.2017

Today's 12-11 vote by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions means Betsy DeVos' nomination to be Secretary of the Department of Education moves to the full Senate. On the show today, we discuss the pros and cons of a DeVos


 2017-01-31  47m

Stateside 1.30.2017

Today on Stateside , we hear reactions to President Trump's executive order banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. We speak with attorneys and someone who was held up at the border this weekend. We also hear


 2017-01-31  41m

Poet recalls mountain lion screams, other moments "filled with joy or fear" in new book

He teaches young writers at the University of Michigan, and he practices what he teaches. Throughout the years, Keith Taylor has published short stories, co-edited volumes of essays and fiction, and written powerful collections of poetry. Taylor joined


 2017-01-30  11m

Stateside 1.27.2017

Fifty years ago today, a Grand Rapids astronaut died in the Apollo 1 disaster. On the show, we hear how that accident changed NASA forever. And, we take a trip to Ferndale, where one of the very first Michigan craft cocktail bars is tucked away on 9 Mile.


 2017-01-28  48m

Stateside 1.26.2017

His only opposition bowed out of the race last week. Today, we hear from Ron Weiser, expected chairman of Michigan's Republican Party. And, we learn why President Trump's EPA freeze is raising anxiety for Flint.


 2017-01-26  47m

Stateside 1.25.2017

We Live Here , a new documentary from State of Opportunity , airs today on Stateside . It investigates how massive schools closures in Detroit have affected students and neighborhoods.


 2017-01-25  50m