SEP Election Campaign in Michigan

The demise of another Bernie Sanders fraud

By Patrick Martin, 9 August 2018

The latest effort by Sanders—with the assistance of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez—to give a “progressive” gloss to the corporate-controlled Democratic Party has reached its predictable end in Michigan and Kansas.

Socialist candidate for Congress Niles Niemuth submits thousands of signatures for ballot access in Michigan

By our reporter, 19 July 2018

Niles Niemuth, the Socialist Equality Party's candidate for US congress, formally filed for ballot access Wednesday, submitting nearly 6,000 signatures from residents of Michigan's 12th district.

Literacy and education for all is a social right!

By Niles Niemuth, 14 July 2018

Niles Niemuth, the Socialist Equality Party candidate for Michigan’s 12th Congressional District, issued a statement condemning the June 29 court ruling in Detroit that there is “no right to literacy.”

“I demand a full and open investigation”

SEP candidate Niles Niemuth extends support to family and friends of Jacoby Hennings

By our reporters, 10 July 2018

Niles and supporters attended a memorial picnic Sunday for the young autoworker who died at the Ford Woodhaven Stamping plant on October 20, 2017.

Michigan state House passes draconian attack on public education

By Shannon Jones and Nancy Hanover, 6 May 2016

In the wake of their return to work following a two-day sickout, Detroit teachers are facing attacks from emergency manager Steven Rhodes and the state legislature.

Michigan governor declares state of emergency over Flint lead poisoning

By James Brewer, 6 January 2016

Gov. Rick Snyder’s announcement came the day after the Genesee County Board of Commissioners held a meeting to discuss its approval of Flint Mayor Karen Weaver’s request for a federal disaster declaration.

New York City nurses threaten strike over staffing levels

By Robert Fowler and Philip Guelpa, 8 June 2015

Nurses in New York City’s private hospitals overwhelmingly authorized strike action to demand adequate staffing.

The 2010 elections in Detroit and the fight for socialism

By D’Artagnan Collier and SEP candidate for Michigan Legislature, 6 November 2010

The results of the 2010 elections, in Detroit and Michigan, and indeed in every state and city across the country, express the complete political disenfranchisement of the population.

Vote for D’Artagnan Collier

Socialist Candidate in Michigan’s 9th District

By Lawrence Porter, 2 November 2010

The World Socialist Web Site and the Socialist Equality Party is encouraging the strongest possible vote for D’Artagnan Collier, the SEP candidate in the 9th District for the Michigan state House of Representatives on Tuesday.

SEP candidate for Michigan legislature

D’Artagnan Collier addresses public meeting in Detroit

By Shannon Jones, 1 November 2010

Socialist Equality Party candidate for the Michigan House of Representatives D’Artagnan Collier explained the socialist response to the crisis in Detroit at an October 28 election meeting.

SEP candidate D’Artagnan Collier speaks to Wayne State students in Detroit

By Shannon Jones, 22 October 2010

SEP candidate for the Michigan state legislature D’Artagnan Collier received an attentive response speaking before a class of history students at Wayne State University in Detroit on October 20.

D’Artagnan Collier election campaign meeting

The crisis in Detroit: The socialist response

16 October 2010

D’Artagnan Collier, the Socialist Equality Party candidate for Michigan House of Representatives, 9th District, will address the deepening social crisis in Detroit at a public meeting on October 28.

SEP candidate D’Artagnan Collier offers support to striking DSO musicians

By Lawrence Porter, 13 October 2010

D’Artagnan Collier, SEP candidate for the Michigan state legislature, spoke to Detroit Symphony Orchestra strikers and supporters at an October 10 concert.

D’Artagnan Collier campaigns among Detroit workers and students

By Lawrence Porter, 6 October 2010

D’Artagnan Collier, SEP candidate for the 9th District in Michigan, campaigned this weekend among workers and students at a food charity and at a local community college.

Utilities must be a social right!

By of D’Artagnan Collier and Socialist Equality Party candidate for Michigan legislature, 2 October 2010

This statement has been issued by D’Artagnan Collier, the Socialist Equality Party’s candidate for Michigan House of Representatives (9th District) and a founding member of the Committee Against Utility Shutoffs.

A program to rebuild, not downsize Detroit

By D’Artagnan Collier and SEP Candidate for Michigan House Representatives, 16 September 2010

The following statement is being distributed at a series of meetings on Detroit Mayor David Bing’s plans to restructure and downsize the city.

Officials seek to prevent discussion at meetings on downsizing of Detroit

By Patrick Martin, 16 September 2010

Nearly a thousand Detroit residents packed the Greater Grace Temple on the city’s northwest side Tuesday night for the first of a series of public hearings on Mayor David Bing’s plans to restructure and shrink the city.

Detroit fires expose criminality of DTE and Bing administration

By of D’Artagnan Collier, Socialist Equality Party candidate for Michigan’s state legislature and 9th District, 9 September 2010

D’Artagnan Collier, the SEP’s candidate for Michigan state legislature, issued the following statement on the fires that swept through Detroit’s neighborhoods Tuesday evening.

Support the socialist campaign for Michigan House of Representatives

By of D’Artagnan Collier, 4 September 2010

This statement has been issued by D’Artagnan Collier, a member of the Socialist Equality Party who is running in the Detroit area for state representative in Michigan’s 9th District in Detroit.

SEP candidate denounces wage-cutting attack on Detroit city workers

By D’Artagnan Collier, 2 September 2010

D’Artagnan Collier, the Socialist Equality Party candidate for state representative in Michigan’s 9th District, issued the following statement after a state-appointed fact-finder backed the Detroit mayor’s demand for a 10 percent wage cut for city workers.

CAUS denounces new Michigan “energy theft” law, endorses D’Artagnan Collier campaign

By a reporter, 4 August 2010

D’Artagnan Collier, Socialist Equality Party candidate for the Michigan House of Representatives, addressed a meeting of the Committee Against Utility Shutoffs (CAUS) July 29.

SEP to run D’Artagnan Collier for Michigan State House of Representatives

11 June 2010

The Socialist Equality Party is running D’Artagnan Collier for Michigan State House of Representative in the 9th District for the November 2 elections.