by Bryce Covert Posted on July 30, 2014
Control over Detroit's water system was handed back to the mayor after widespread protests of the shutoffs to poor residents.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on July 24, 2014 Updated: July 24, 2014
PETA wants to be the savior, but it's using veganism as a bargaining chip.
by Alan Pyke Posted on July 22, 2014 Updated: July 30, 2014
Detroit's bankruptcy plan cuts workers' pensions for years to come. So why did three-quarters of them vote for it?
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by Bryce Covert Posted on July 18, 2014
On Friday, activists staged protests and rallies to demand that Detroit stop shutting off residents' water.
by Alan Pyke Posted on June 20, 2014 Updated: June 23, 2014
Water rates have skyrocketed as Detroit residents' ability to pay has fallen. The city has cut off water to thousands as a result.
by Alan Pyke Posted on April 16, 2014
Emergency personnel will see no pension cuts and others are getting a much smaller cut than had been offered before, but that's cold comfort for many.
by Alan Pyke Posted on April 11, 2014
Detroit will pay banks 31 cents on the dollar to cancel the deals that bankrupted the city in the first place, leaving retirees vulnerable.
by Alan Pyke Posted on March 4, 2014
Detroit is trying to pay two giant banks just 30 cents on the dollar, and the banks see this as good news.
by Alan Pyke Posted on February 25, 2014
Detroit's proposal for ending the nation's largest municipal bankruptcy is finally out, but that doesn't mean workers know what's in store for them.
by Carimah Townes Posted on January 30, 2014 Updated: January 30, 2014
The child death rate in Detroit exceeds that of many third world countries.