Sunday, February 9, 2014

Detroit: A Vision of America’s Potential Future

Picture taken from The Guardian
Once the wealthiest city in America, known as the “arsenal of democracy,” Detroit was the fourth largest city in the U.S. in the 1960s with a population of two million. Now a microcosm of everything wrong with the American economy, Detroit has become nothing more than a devastated landscape of urban decay with a population of 714,000.

Unfortunately, Detroit is not alone. All across America cities are being devastated by their own collapsed manufacturing bases: Detroit: A Vision of America’s Potential Future (article from Economy In Crisis)


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