Post Industrial Era Decay: Coming Soon to a City Near You? ~ Jozef (Jotown) Slanda

I get it! The old abandoned buildings and houses are tombstones and grave markers.”

 Not quite, they are corpses

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Recent Instances of Police Preventing Sexual Assault

Oh did that say “Preventing”? Editorial mistake. “Committing” is the word we’re looking for here.

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The social counter-revolution accelerates in Detroit

All the principle political actors are being lined up in Detroit to browbeat workers over the next several weeks into accepting a bankruptcy restructuring plan, which contains sweeping attacks on the working class.

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Unsportsmanlike Conduct in the NBA Follows an Inverted U-Shaped Curve

Over at 538, Benjamin Morris asks “Just How Bad Were the Bad Boys?” The bad boys in question are the Detroit Pistons basketball team of the late 80s, who had a reputation for being unusually aggressive on the court. Did they deserve their reputation? To test this, Morris looks at how many technical fouls they racked up, a good measure of unsportsmanlike conduct.

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Nice mud stencil outside a school in Detroit.

Nice mud stencil outside a school in Detroit.

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Is Puerto Rico Going the Way of Greece and Detroit?

SAN JUAN, Apr 15 (IPS) – Puerto Rican society has been shaken to its foundations by the announcement in February by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s credit rating agencies that they had downgraded the island’s creditworthiness to junk status. Read the full story, “Is Puerto Rico Going the Way of Greece and Detroit?”, on globalissues.org →

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Link: Popular Resistance Newsletter – Resistance Needed And Growing | PopularResistance.Org

Jerry Ashton : Resistance Needed and Growing – Newsletter Reveals Worst and Best News as to what is happening and what needs to be happening. There is a lot going on, so find a place to plug in and do what you can.

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Egypt activists start new movement
Egypt activists start new movement Egypt activists start new movement

Egypt activists start new movement Press TV has conducted an interview with Abayomi Azikiwe, an editor with Pan-African News Wire, from Detroit, to discuss t…

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Detroit man beaten by bystanders after accidentally running over a 10-year-old boy

By Kevin Murphy (Reuters) – Detroit’s mayor and city council president on Friday called for calm and condemned the severe beating that bystanders gave to a motorist who stopped to help a 10-year-old boy he had struck with his vehicle. Steven Utash, 54, who was surrounded by a group and beaten on Wednesday afternoon, remained in critical condition on Friday in a Detroit hospital, police said.

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3p Weekend: 10 Companies You May Be Surprised Still Manufacture in the U.S.

We can all rattle off a few small, niche companies that manufacture on this side of the pond (and everyone knows those Chryslers are “Imported from Detroit”), but do any other big names manufacture in the U.S. anymore

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