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On love and fear

The news that mattered most this week was not about bankruptcy, emergency management, secret meetings by foundations, city council land deals, or the new mayor-elect. It was the news of death. Newborns, toddlers, teens and adults were killed violently. Some were known, some unknown, one too soon in life to have a name. All were preventable. ...

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Orr’s bankruptcy ‘premeditated’

In a nationally broadcast program, Oct. 31, Herb Sanders, ASFCME attorney, explained the Detroit unions’ opposition to the filing of Chapter 9 bankruptcy by Gov. Rick Snyder and his emergency manager, Kevyn Orr, and the damage being done. Sanders pointed to holes in the Snyder-Orr case, troubling conflicts of interest, the further gutting or worker’s rights and jobs. He explained glaring omissions in the ca ...

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