PowerPoint presentations on this page have been used at recent meetings in Detroit to help explain aspects of the housing and economic crisis facing working people .

Feel free to use these presentations as you wish.

If you have any questions or would like someone to deliver a presentation to your block club, church, union meeting, or group, please contact Mike Shane at 248-470-0296 or email

Presented at Cody Academy of Public Leadership on February 6, 2014

Slides for Cody HS – Feb 6, 2014

Presented at the Uprooting Racism Planting Justice workshop, Nov. 2, 2013:

Predatory Public Debt and the Detroit Municipal and Housing Crisis

Variations presented at the weekly Moratorium NOW! meeting , 5920 Second Ave., Detroit, on Aug. 16, the International People’s Assembly, Detroit, on Oct. 5, and other venues:

Predatory Public Debt Campaign Detroit (with animation and video)

Predatory Public Debt Campaign Detroit (no animation or video)

Presented at the Detroit People’s Platform and Convention, Marygrove College, June 1, 2013:

Foreclosures and Land Justice

Presented at the Public Rally and People’s Assembly to Save Detroit, held at the Central United Methodist Church,  May 4, 2013:

Make the Banks Pay!

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