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Ivatization and cannibalization of Detroit the Rust Belt marginalized communities and a vulnerable population And how that became a horrible blue print for Trump and related And how that became a horrible blue print for Trump and related money cronies to do the same thing at a federal level Absolutely fantastic break down of Detroit as a case study of neoliberalist capitalism that is ripping society apart at the expense of the non 1% especially poc poor and ueer peoples The writing was incredibly approachable which is usually the downfall of academic style research books. Here billionaire developers are subsidized to privatize and gentrify Downtown while working class residents are being sueezed out by rampant housing evictions school closures water shutoffs toxic pollution and militarized policing Grassroots organizers however have transformed Detroit into an international model Grassroots organizers however have transformed Detroit into an international model survival resistance and solidarity through the creation of urban farms freedom schools and self governing communities This epochal struggle illuminates the possible futures for our increasingly unstable and polarized nation. ,


At our racial divide and As It Gave Me A it gave me a understanding of Detroit and our history of deindustrialization It s uick and filled with really interesting facts And at the end of it I was left thinking what can I do to improve my own community and how will that impact other communities Very interesting perspective Definitely causes the reader to contemplate A must read for anyone infuriated by the Trump administration And if ou have a working heart ou SHOULD be This book tracks the history of corruption pr. Rlying tensions continue to haunt the city and the US nation state He sees Michigan’s scandal ridden emergency management regime set up to handle the bankruptcy as the most concerted effort to put it down by disenfranchising the majority black citizenry and neutralizing the power of unions Are we succumbing to authoritarian plutocracy or can we create a new society rooted in social justice and participatory democracy The corporate architects of Detroit’s restructuring have championed the creation of a “business friendly” city Detroit is mostly seen through a lens of former greatness a broken city with a glorious past We never talk lens of former greatness a broken city with a glorious past We never talk the people who still live there and what the community is about This uick history of segregation broken economic policies and failed or rather forced public policies As it mentions in the book Detroit is a tale of two cities that do not match up If we look at Detroit we can see the trends that we are seeing global bigotry ineuality and institutionalized racism I really loved this book as a deeper look. On July 23 1967 the eyes of the world fixed on Detroit as thousands took to the streets to vent their frustrations with white racism police brutality and vanishing job prospects in the place that gave rise to the American Dream Mainstream observers contended that the “riot” brought about the ruin of a once great city; for them the municipal bankruptcy of 2013 served as a bailout paving the way for the rebuilding of Detroit Challenging this prevailing view Scott Kurashige portrays the past half century as a long of Detroit Challenging this prevailing view Scott Kurashige portrays the past half century as a long whose unde.

Summary The Fifty-Year Rebellion

The Fifty-Year Rebellion