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Clean Potable Water a Human Right, Even in Detroit

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 11.30.2014 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

When children and adults are deprived of the basics to sustain life, their health suffers, which greatly impacts their educational and overall life opportunities. On issues of poverty and for the sake of humanity, we all must work on the same side.

Detroit's Bankruptcy Filing: Not With a Bang, But With a Thud

John Patrick Leary | Posted 03.17.2014 | Detroit
John Patrick Leary

When a federal bankruptcy judge ruled that municipal pensions are vulnerable under federal bankruptcy law, no one was surprised. Little about life in 21st-century America prepares anyone to expect a judge to stand up for public pensions.

Judge Challenges Bankrupt Detroit's Secretive Deal With Banks

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

The federal judge overseeing Detroit's historic bankruptcy abruptly halted a trial Wednesday, ordering the city to renegotiate a proposed settlement w...

Ashley Woods

It's Official: Detroit Is Bankrupt

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

DETROIT -- The largest city in American history to file for bankruptcy protection is officially bankrupt. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes ruled...

Ashley Woods

How Long Will Detroit's Bankruptcy Take?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 08.02.2013 | Detroit

Detroit is bankrupt according to the national media and its emergency manager, Kevyn Orr -- but technically, it isn't bankrupt yet. Under Chapter 9...

Meet The Judge Who Will Decide Detroit's Fate

Reuters | Posted 09.23.2013 | Detroit

By Tom Hals July 24 (Reuters) - When Judge Steven Rhodes convenes the first hearing in Detroit's bankruptcy on Wednesday, more than a ...

Judge To Decide Whether Detroit Bankruptcy Can Move Forward

Reuters | Posted 09.21.2013 | Detroit

By Bernie Woodall DETROIT, July 22 (Reuters) - Labor unions trying to stop Detroit from cutting pensions filed a new challenge to the ...