Crisis in Detroit, USA


The Detroit Medical Center, the largest hospital system in Michigan and the state’s largest provider of health care to the uninsured, will be sold to for-profit Vanguard Health Systems for $417 million: here.

This video says about itself:

Detroit firefighter discusses utility shutoffs and budget cuts

ON March 12, Engine Company 40, the busiest in Detroit, held a dinner for Sylvia Young, who lost three of her children in a blaze that started just hours after the family’s utilities were shut off by DTE earlier in the month.

Michigan’s Department of Human Services (DHS) on Friday dropped its neglect case against Sylvia Young, the Detroit woman who lost three young children in a March 2 house fire hours after energy giant DTE shut off power and gas to her home: here.

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor argues that housing struggles by African Americans some 40 years ago hold lessons for those fighting for justice amid today’s foreclosure crisis: here.

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