Author Archives: Diane Bukowski

DETROIT LONG-TERM DEBT RISES 300% IN BANKRUPTCY; RETIREES FIGHT BACK WITH PROTEST, COURT APPEALS

Financial Review Commission report on current general fund debt: $3,008,162,089, up from 2013 total LTD of  $1,003,937,000  “DON’T HONOR THIEVES” retirees shout outside luncheon for bankruptcy perpetrators Orr, Rhodes, Rosen  Appeals of bankruptcy proceed in U.S. District Court Next meeting … Continue reading

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PROSECUTION OF ANGEL ARTIST TEENS CONTINUES TUES. MARCH 3, 9 AM

“Anyone can paint what they want under their First Amendment rights.” What about those who commit actual mass destruction, including Dan Gilbert, U-M fraternities? By Diane Bukowski February 25, 2015 Detroit – Taylor Daramy and Marcelus Gray, the two teens charged with … Continue reading

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DETROIT BEGINS TURNING OFF SUNLIGHT FOR LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS (SATIRE)

By Ian MacIntyre January 22, 2015 Published in U.S. VOD editor: I know many Detroiters took this satirical article as serious business, and it’s no wonder considering the vicious suffering we have been subjected to at the hands of our … Continue reading

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DETROIT RETIREE EVENTS WED FEB. 25: ORR/RHODES DAYTIME CELEBRATION; FUNDRAISER 6PM

Crain’s Communications celebrates massive cuts to city retirees effective March 1 by honoring Detroit EM Kevyn Orr and Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes as “Newsmakers of the Year” at Motor City Casino Sound Board. (Perhaps Rhodes, shown at right, will bring his rock band … Continue reading

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RHODES SAYS DETROIT’S ‘UNIQUE RACIAL COMPOSITION’ LED TO BANKRUPTCY; IGNORES ‘COPS’ FRAUD’

Great white massa: “City in denial regarding its need for help.”  “Concept of civil unrest or civil disobedience not really on my mind,   Rhodes says, despite running off the bench when pastor Bill Wylie-Kellerman stood up in audience, declaring, “Jones … Continue reading

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THE U.S. EMPIRE AND ISIS: A TALE OF TWO DEATH CULTS

 “Obama is a flame-thrower, a fire-spitter, a pyromaniac on a mission to incinerate humanity’s capacity to resist – a vision shared by the jihadist death cults.” As U.S. imperialism loses its capacity to compete outside the military sphere, its foreign … Continue reading

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A TALE OF TWO ELECTIONS: IN MICHIGAN IT’S ALL BLACK AND WHITE

Protesters outside suburbanite Mike Duggan’s State of the City address Feb. 11, 2015. Instead of holding it in downtown Detroit, he got as close to the white suburbs as he could.   Detroit “Mayor” Mike Duggan celebrates abominable “State of … Continue reading

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DROP CHARGES AGAINST TEENS WHO PAINTED ANGEL, COP; CHARGE KILLER COPS WITH MURDER

Two Black teens face up to ten years in prison for painting mural likely depicting a child angel arresting the cop who killed her.  19-year-old Black youths face up to 10 years in prison; preliminary exams Tues. Feb. 17, 9 … Continue reading

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TELL DUGGAN: STOP DESTRUCTION OF DETROIT AT STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS TUES. FEB. 10 @ 6PM

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INTERNATIONAL NETWORK JOINS LAWSUIT TO FIGHT DETROIT WATER SHUT-OFFS

International human rights network intervenes in case challenging large-scale disconnection of water supply to tens of thousands of low-income residents in Detroit Assist intervention by protesting at Duggan’s State of the City Address Feb. 10, 6 PM, Redford Theater (see link to VOD … Continue reading

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