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Ramona Grigg

Upper Peninsula, Michigan
Freelance Writer and Blogger — Freelance
Covers:  women's issues, michigan politics, national politics, religion, health care, poverty, media, labor, writing, political humor
Doesn't Cover: economics, foreign affairs, sports

Owner, ramonasvoices.com.. Contributor at Crooks & Liars, The Broad Side, Dagblog, others. Life-long Liberal. #TheResistance #Uniteblue

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Biography

Columnist/essayist at Ramona's Voices, a liberal opinion blog with original content strengthened by the most necessary voices.
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Past lives include newspaper and magazine feature freelancer, columnist, essayist, short story writer, creative writing instructor, workshop leader and conference speak...

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Nov 24, 2017

RT @Stonekettle: Thought: Black men who waded ashore that day to fight fascism were second class citizens in their own country. Th…

Nov 24, 2017

RT @ChelseaClinton: Malia Obama’s private life, as a young woman, a college student, a private citizen, should not be your clickbait. Be better.

Nov 24, 2017

RT @4everNeverTrump: Apparently, Malia Obama being a college student in college is more important to the US media today than: —Ivanka Tr…

Nov 24, 2017

RT @tribelaw: Okay. Now it’s Ryan’s, McConnell’s, and Mulvaney’s move: why should we disregard all 38 economists and 38 years of…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I wrote features and a general/political column for a chain of six newspapers in western Wayne County, near Detroit, in the late 1970s.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Margaret Pynchon, newspaper publisher from Lou Grant. Also, Brenda Starr.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

A journalist is a truth-teller, a muck-raker,, a story-teller, a poet; as necessary to civilized societies as air and water is to life.