Fight for Democracy

Apr 052014
 
Examining the body of evidence in Detroit's bankruptcy trial

By Curt Guyette, Metro Times, April 1, 2014 There is, however, another narrative, one far more shadowy than the virtuous tale Orr served up in his University of Michigan presentation. Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr stood behind a lectern in a ballroom on the University of Michigan’s campus, telling an attentive crowd how the civic-minded […]

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Mar 302014
 

By Diane Bukowski, Voice of Detroit, March 27, 2014 DETROIT — Over 200 retirees and other Detroiters have already filed profound and moving individual objections to Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr’s austerity plan for Detroit retirees and residents in bankruptcy court.  Continue at Voice of Detroit

Mar 142014
 

By Russ Bellant, City of Detroit retiree, March 13, 2014 The emergence of a major European country being taken over by fascists and major government positions going to a nazi party has grave implications for European Parliamentary elections. The fact that this was backed by the US challenges all of us to raise questions as […]

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Mar 052014
 
Detroit's big maybe.

by ACLU of Michigan on Feb 25, 2014   By Curt Guyette, Investigative Reporter What can be said with absolute certainty about the so-called plan of adjustment Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr released last week? Almost nothing. It is a plan built on a mountain of ifs.According to a summary of the plan, “police and […]

Mar 052014
 

Curt Guyette, Investigative Reporter, ACLU of Michigan, February 14, 2014 There’s an old adage that alludes to the futility of shutting barn doors once the horses have fled.  With that bit of folk wisdom in mind, it’s worth pointing out that there is a certain runaway horse aspect to the state of Michigan’s emergency manager […]

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