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
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
The child death rate in Detroit exceeds that of many third world countries.
by Alan Pyke Posted on January 16, 2014
The emergency manager wanted to pay banks 60 cents on the dollar while planning to give retirees far less.
by Alan Pyke Posted on January 13, 2014
A plan to save Detroit's art from the auction block is starting to take concrete shape, but it's still unclear how it would help retired city workers.
by Alan Pyke Posted on January 6, 2014
Detroit's emergency manager is forging ahead with huge retiree health insurance cuts while claiming to still be negotiating with workers for a better deal.