Micheline Maynard

Forbes

Guest

Senior editor of Changing Gears as well as a contributor to Forbes and Atlantic Cities; editor of Curbing Cars, a new research project on why people are driving less; author of The End of Detroit: How the Big Three Lost Their Grip on the American Car Market; aviation correspondent, and former Detroit Bureau Chief, for the New York Times

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"This once proud and prosperous city can't pay its debts."

Detroit Ruled Eligible for Bankruptcy

"This once proud and prosperous city can't pay its debts."

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Detroit , one of America's iconic cities — former capital of the auto industry and soul music's Motown Sound — has been in trouble for 60 years.

Detroit Becomes Biggest Municipal Bankruptcy in US History

Detroit , one of America's iconic cities — former capital of the auto industry and soul music's Motown Sound — has been in trouble for 60 years.

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On Tuesday, Michigan became the 24th state to  pass right-to-work laws , which prevent unions from compelling workers to pay union dues.

Michigan's Right-to-Work Laws and the American Middle Class

On Tuesday, Michigan became the 24th state to pass right-to-work laws , which prevent unions from compelling workers to pay union dues.

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