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Category Archives: Transportation
MICH. JUVENILE LIFERS: 63% NOT RE-SENTENCED; FED. CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT CITES VIOLATION OF DUE PROCESS
________________________________________________________ UPDATE (details below Paredes story): ACLU files 3rd amended complaint expanding original grounds, in front of USDC Judge Mark Goldsmith; contends continued captivity of state juvenile lifers 7 years after Miller v. Alabama violates DUE PROCESS. Also disputes state’s … Continue reading
Italy’s workers on rotating strikes across the country the week of Dec. 12, 2011 Play/Pause Video Italy’s week started with demonstrations and strikes that are set to be repeated over the next five days. On Monday port, highway and … Continue reading
Interview with bus mechanics’ Local President Leamon Wilson (seen speaking at City Council hearing in part of video above). By Diane Bukowski Nov. 4, 2011 VOD interviewed Leamon Wilson, president of Local 312 of the American Federation of State, County … Continue reading
Says “hooligans” responsible after drivers refuse to roll, will not provide what mechanics need to fix buses By Diane Bukowski November 4, 2011 DETROIT— City residents awoke today to find no DDOT buses running. Drivers said they were afraid … Continue reading
Protesters target “Bridge Baron” Matty Moroun, worth $1.8 billion By Diane Bukowski Oct. 30, 2011 DETROIT – “We stopped international trade from happening,” Rev. Charles Williams III shouted over his bullhorn as more than a hundred protesters from Bridge Watch, … Continue reading
By Barbara and Keith Hines First published in the Michigan Citizen 08-12-2000 This presentation was given by Keith Hines at the July 11 2000 City Council public hearing on the Mayor’s plan to separate the City Housing Commission from city … Continue reading
By Diane Bukowski Occupy Detroit took to the streets Oct. 28 because people can’t rely on the city’s buses, marching from Gand Circus Park through the Rosa Parks Terminal at Michigan and Cass and then down Woodward to the … Continue reading