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Urban farming -- Detroit, MI

Seeds of hope in Detroit? Residents of the "Motor City" are starting farms on abandoned lots...  (note: the link to the article is in the title line) Detroit gets growing Detroit was once the engine of America's ...

Forum topic - Trinity - Jul 10 2010 - 11:50pm - 5 comments

keeping t he War far from home

Taxpayers in Detroit have sent a total of nearly two billion dollars to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.  The city’s 2011 general fund budget of 1.3 billion dollars contains an estimated deficit of 300 million dollars, even after years of cutbacks in ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Jul 8 2010 - 9:11pm - 0 comments

The off-shored economy: the ruins of detroit

In the 20th century, Detroit, Michigan, symbolized American industrial might. Today it symbolizes the offshored economy.   Detroit’s population has declined by half. A quarter of the city--35 square miles--is desolate with only a few houses still ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Mar 21 2010 - 12:11pm - 13 comments