WestSouthwest

Interviews with news makers and discussion of topics important to Southwest Michigan. Heard Monday and Thursday mornings at 9:30. With an afternoon rebroadcast both days at 3:30

Rich Pedroncelli / The Associated Press

Michigan for Single Payer Healthcare President Eli Rubin says the United States has a broken health care system. He says after several attempts to try and fix it, a single payer health care system makes sense right now.


Gordon Evans / WMUK

Matt Longjohn says as a doctor who has worked on public health policy he became convinced that you can’t live your healthiest life with Representative Fred Upton in Congress.


Gordon Evans / WMUK

West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton says most Americans are upset with dysfunction in Congress. The Republican says if he is re-elected, he wants to be part of changing the House.


Western Michigan University

Melody Barnes says citizens in the United States have important rights and responsibilities. The co-director for policy and public affairs at the Democracy Initiative at the University of Virginia says it requires we participate and be educated about our country.


Rick Pluta, The Michigan Public Radio Network / Michigan Public Radio Network

The Executive Director of the Recovery Institute of Southwest Michigan says recovery is possible. Sean Harris says the 4th annual Recovery and Wellness Fair can show people what resources are available.


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