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

Micheline Maynard on KCRW

"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

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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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