Ory of corruption privatization and cannibalization of
The Rust Belt MarginalizedRust Belt
And A Vulnerable Populationa vulnerable population how that became a horrible blue print for Trump and related big money cronies to do the same thing at a federal level Very interesting perspective Definitely causes the reader to contemplate. Here billionaire developers are subsidized to privatize and gentrify Downtown while working class residents are being sueezed out by rampant housing evictions school closures water shutoffs toxic pollution and militarized policing Grassroots organizers however have transformed Detroit into an international model for survival resistance and solidarity through the creation of urban farms freedom schools and self governing communities This epochal struggle illuminates the possible futures for our increasingly unstable and polarized nation. Of former greatness a broken city with a glorious past We never talk about the people who still live there and what the community is about This uick history #of segregation broken economic pol A must read for anyone infuriated by the Trump administration And # segregation broken economic pol A must read for anyone infuriated by the Trump administration And you have a working heart you SHOULD be This book tracks the hist. Rlying tensions continue to haunt the city and the US nation state He sees Michigan’s scandal ridden emergency management regime set up to handle the bankruptcy as the most concerted effort to put
It Down By Disenfranchisingdown by disenfranchising majority black citizenry and neutralizing the power of unions Are we succumbing to authoritarian plutocracy or can we create a new society rooted in social ustice *and participatory democracy The corporate architects of Detroit’s restructuring have championed *participatory democracy The corporate architects of Detroit’s restructuring have championed creation of a “business friendly” city .
Absolutely fantastic break down of Detroit as
a case study of neoliberalist capitalism that is ripping society apart at the expense of the noncase study of neoliberalist capitalism that is ripping society apart at the expense of the non especially poc poor and ueer peoples The writing was incredibly approachable which is usually the downfall of academic style research books Detroit is mostly seen through "a lens. On July 23 1967 the eyes of the world fixed on Detroit as thousands took to the "lens. On July 23 1967 the eyes of the world fixed on Detroit as thousands took to the to vent their frustrations with white racism police brutality and vanishing ob prospects in the place that gave rise to the American Dream Mainstream observers contended that the “riot” brought about the ruin of a great city; for them the municipal bankruptcy of 2013 served as bailout paving the way for the rebuilding of Detroit Challenging this prevailing view Scott Kurashige portrays the past half century as a long rebellion whose unde.
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