Jun 252013
Detroit's broke? Tax money to fund new Red Wings arena!

June 23, 2013 8:00 AM, Crain’s Detroit Public cost of arena tied to biz taxpayers $650M Wings complex plan linked to taxes from GM, others By Bill Shea General Motors Co. and other downtown corporations will be the chief funders via their property taxes of the public portion of the $650 million Detroit Red Wings […]

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Jun 252013
What’s Wrong With This Picture?

June 21, 2013 By Curt Guyette Predictably, most of the area’s news media erupted with uncritical applause earlier this week when it was announced that Detroit’s Downtown Development Authority approved a memorandum of understanding with the Ilitch-owned Olympia development. Read more at Metro Times and make a comment

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Apr 302013
Privatizing Detroit: Residents Evicted and Displaced by Corporate Interests

By Abayomi Azikiwe, Pan-African News Wire, Global Research, April 30, 2013 A new push is being made by corporations and banks in Detroit to drive even more working class, poor and nationally oppressed people out of the city. This fact is being illustrated by recent developments in the downtown area and its environs where low-income […]

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