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Detroit, and the Bankruptcy of America's Social Contract

Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, pdnsions, police, Fier Dept, .City Workers, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, government, humans, law, news, politics, rights, safety, society )

- 861 days ago -
the largest bankruptcy of any American city -- is as a failure of political negotiations over how financial sacrifices should be divided among the city's creditors, city workers, and municipal retirees -- requiring a court to decide instead.

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