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Don't Cry for Detroit

Jim Jacobs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
Jim Jacobs

Is Detroit a basket case? Indeed, many of us who work and live in the Detroit metropolitan area are becoming thoroughly annoyed with the tears of the media. It seems as if many Americans are using us to deflect other unsolved problems by implying that "we are not as bad as Detroit."

Romney Saves Detroit

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.09.2012 | Home
Jeff Danziger


New Chevy Impala Is No John Wayne

David Kiley | Posted 06.09.2012 | Detroit
David Kiley

This week, Chevy is showing off the 2014 Impala, a car that looks like the greatest single-generation improvement in anything since Rocky III made us forget about the tragedy of Rocky II.

Ford's Comeback As 'American Icon'

David Kiley | Posted 05.16.2012 | Detroit
David Kiley

If Ford matters to you, you are going to want to read "American Icon."

CEO's Strangely Altruistic Move

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2012 | Home

DETROIT, March 7 (Reuters) - Sergio Marchionne, the chief executive of Chrysler Group LLC, declined a salary and bonus for 2011 when the smallest U....

Call to Action

Craig Fahle | Posted 04.21.2012 | Detroit
Craig Fahle

Whether you count yourself as a member of Detroit's revival community or you are burnt out, disgusted and sitting on the sidelines, it's time for us to dig in and push ourselves to the next level.

Sharon Silke Carty

Detroit Baffled By Romney | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 02.15.2012 | Home

DETROIT -- Three and a half years ago, as the auto companies at the heart of this battered city faced bankruptcy, Texas Bar and Grill on Kercheval Str...

Jason Linkins

Romney Makes For An Awkward 'Son Of Detroit' | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.14.2012 | Detroit

In an op-ed in today's Detroit News, Mitt Romney attempts to restate and reconfigure his argument against the government's intervention in the U.S. au...

2012 Detroit Auto Show Highlights: Day 2 (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.10.2012 | Detroit

The North American International Auto Show press preview week kicked off in Detroit Monday with big debuts from the Big Three American automakers as w...

A Will for Transit in Metro Detroit

Geoff Young | Posted 01.16.2012 | Detroit
Geoff Young

For a decade or more, the Detroit region has talked about building a regional transit system. As it stands today, nothing has been built. So what is the remedy to Detroit's struggles to move forward on regional transit?

Leadership Lessons, Imported from Detroit

Josh Linkner | Posted 01.16.2012 | Detroit
Josh Linkner

We Detroiters have a choice. We can continue to point fingers, cry in our soup, and long for the days gone by. Or we can do something about it. We can own it, fix it, and rebuild it.

Michigan's Economic Recovery Second Fastest In The Nation

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.02.2012 | Home

Long the symbol of America's deindustrialization, Michigan may be on the comeback trail. The state is recovering at the second fastest pace in the...

UAW: Ford, Union Reach Tentative Contract

Posted 12.04.2011 | Home

DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co and the United Auto Workers union have reached tentative agreement on a new four-year labor contract, the union said...

Let's Make A Deal: UAW Nears Vote On GM Contract

Posted 11.20.2011 | Home

About 48,500 General Motors Co workers at U.S. factories will begin considering the details of a proposed four-year contract on Tuesday that represent...

The Detroit Auto Show: Sure Looks Green to Me

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jennifer Schwab

I'll bet many of you have heard rumblings from friends and relatives or colleagues at work about the premature death of the green movement, and how th...

IT Services Markets Crumble - Driving Detroit's Rut, Is the Media Business Next?

Tony Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Greenberg

Media firms are the early adopters of new tech. You have to love them for taking arrows in the back and mounting themselves on the fireplace alter as trophies.

Toyota's Gift to Detroit

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andy Ostroy

Toyota's crisis is the biggest gift to American automakers since the government's bailout eighteen months ago. If Detroit is smart, we'll be hearing a lot of "Buy American" very soon.

Hell No! We Won't Send Our Tax Dollars to China

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leo W. Gerard

China doesn't consider America first or the remainder of the world first. And that's what the USA must do. We need an industrial policy that makes no apologies for putting America and American workers first.

Detroit House Auction Fails To Sell Many Properties

Yahoo! News | Kevin Krolicki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On the auction block in Detroit: almost 9,000 homes and lots in various states of abandonment and decay from the tidy owner-occupied to the burned-out...

Reihan Salam: How To Save The Country From | Reihan Salam, | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Just as the roughly $3 trillion spent on the former East Germany didn't stave off economic collapse, federal bailouts won't bring back Detroit. As Mic...

Steven Rattner: GM Had "Stunningly Poor Management"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Steven Rattner, the ex "car czar" who helped organize the bailout of the Detroit automakers earlier this year, has begun to speak out about his experi...

Jason Linkins

Getting The Detroit Story Right | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

My recent interview with Dale Maharidge provided the occasion to bring up one of my favorite recent pieces of downturn-era media criticism, Vice Magazine's "Something Something Something Detroit", in which Thomas Morton described how the recession had sparked a "gold rush mentality" among journalists, looking to document some desolation on the cheap.

The Future Of Car Buying: Don't Supersize Me

Associated Press | Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Big cars and trucks are out. Smaller ones that offer more for your dollar are in. And many drivers will hang onto the new car...

Jason Linkins

Detroit Overrun With Lazy Journalists Looking For Trite Depictions Of Poverty | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Detroit. If you are like most Americans, you haz a sad about Detroit. You ponder Detroit and you think of the hard times that have befallen the auto...

Electric Cars

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeff Danziger

Jeff Danziger takes on Detroit.