by Alan Pyke Jan 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 Jan 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.
by Alan Pyke Dec 26, 2013
A revised proposal would pay banks about 60 cents on the dollar, rather than 80, but that's still four times as generous as Detroit wants to be to retirees.
by Alan Pyke Dec 20, 2013
A federal bankruptcy judge blocked Detroit's emergency manager from giving a sweet deal to banks at the same time that he is trying to drastically cut pensions.
by Alan Pyke Dec 3, 2013
Detroit is officially eligible for bankruptcy protections that will allow it to impose cuts on retirees who cannot afford them.
by Jeff Spross Nov 27, 2013
On the practical points, supporters of the DC Divest campaign have the upper hand, but the issue is more complicated than that.
by Alan Pyke Nov 14, 2013
Private foundations could throw a half-billion dollars into Detroit to protect pensioners from cuts.
by Alan Pyke Nov 7, 2013
Testimony from the former state Treasurer who worked on the bankruptcy filing gives retirees a boost in their fight against pension cuts.
by Alan Pyke Oct 31, 2013
Disabled firefighters and a lifelong public librarian speak to ThinkProgress about what Detroit's emergency manager has in store for them.
by Bryce Covert Oct 25, 2013
With the number of students rising and the number of teachers falling, the U.S. has a big education gap.