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Author Archives: Diane Bukowski
Banks, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac chase the already dispossessed for more By Michelle Conlin Reuters October 10, 2014 NEW YORK – Many thousands of Americans who lost their homes in the housing bust, but have since begun to rebuild their … Continue reading
Detroit’s bankruptcy is a model for how wealthier and whiter Americans escape the costs of public goods they’d otherwise share with poorer and darker Americans. Are Detroit, its public employees, poor residents, and bondholders the only ones who should sacrifice when … Continue reading
INJUSTICE IN DETROIT: SUPPORT CHICAGO PALESTINIAN LEADER IN DETROIT FEDERAL COURT OCT. 21, TRIAL NOV. 4
Click on Rasmea-Flyeract to download the complete flyer, with support activities. Injustice in Detroit: Ruling paves way for repressive climate at Rasmea Odeh trial; pack Judge Drain’s court, October 21, 231 W. Lafayette, Rm. 110, support esteemed Palestinian leader Oct. 21 By … Continue reading
MWRO STATEMENT ON BANKRUPTCY COURT DENIAL OF DETROIT HUMAN RIGHT TO WATER Monday, September 29, 2014 MWRO’s statement on today’s decision by the federal bankruptcy court NOT to stop residential water shut-offs, restore water to residential customers without water, NOR … Continue reading
DETROIT CREDITORS SEEKING CASH WILL SETTLE FOR “THE JOE” By Steven Church and Chris Christoff Oct 16, 2014 5:47 PM ET Bloomberg (Headline at very top is by Voice of Detroit. VOD analysis in the works. These creditors should instead … Continue reading
Say plan is racist attack mounted by state that owes Detroit $1.5 B, vow appeal Call city’s failure to disclose interest rate on ASF clawbacks fraudulent Bankruptcy Judge Rhodes more interested in FGIC settlement, trial end Daily media insults pro se testifiers … Continue reading
DAREA says they have resources to appeal trial outcome if it benefits only banks, not retirees FGIC, party to infamous $1.5 billion COPS loan, reported ready to settle in exchange for unknown amount, city real estate Kevyn Orr on COPS … Continue reading
State Senator Tupac Hunter adds hardship to poor families Hunter also supported legislation to allow 20-year state takeover of Detroit By Agnes Hitchcock 313-873-1513 Sept. 29, 2014 I am personally experiencing the negative repercussion of legislation introduced by Tupac Hunter (Primary … Continue reading
Judge, prosecution, defense conspired to protect Detroit police state Family left in agony, as St. Louis rises up COMMENTARY By Diane Bukowski October 11, 2014 Warrior cops on streets of St. Louis this week. DETROIT – As “warrior cops” armed … Continue reading