Monday, December 17, 2018

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The Abatement Debate

Over the past forty years or so, Detroit has toyed with various tax gimmicks; increment financing, abatements, etc. to attract manufacturing, sports stadiums and/or other building projects. The intent was to shortcut the redevelopment process. By almost any measure, this strategy was a flop. City and state government recently approved massive public subsidies for millionaire […]

Political Scene

Jesse’s pearls of wisdom

Black leaders and organizations have launched an aggressive outreach campaign to get out the vote in November. But more than a large turnout this year, the Democratic Party faithful need to vote with more sophistication than past elections. Blacks consistently practice one party politics in a two-party system. Despite giving the Democratic Party more than […]

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