Daily Archive: May 22, 2013

    Shinola Brings Manufacturing Back to Detroit

    ALEX STCHEKINE, bicycle production and special projects, affixes the name plate to a Bixby model bicycle at Shinola’s Detroit facility.- Jim Campbell, photo. Shinola, currently headquartered in the College for Creative Studies’ Alfred E. Taubman Center for Design Education at 485 W. Milwaukee St., manufactures bicycles,…

    Detroit One Seeks to Achieve Thriving City

    Detroit is a city with a rich history, but the future of Detroit depends on creating a safe space where people can live, work and invest. Detroit One is a new law enforcement and community initiative designed to achieve a thriving city. In 2012, Detroit experienced 387 homicides, more than one a day, a total that is…

    An Answer to Unemployment: A jobs-for-all bill

    It has been five years since the financial crisis struck, and progress in putting the unemployed back to work still lags, with no end in sight. With almost 12 million Americans unemployed and millions more underemployed, we have waited long enough for government action. Listen to the stories of the unemployed, and you will…

    Duggan: Don’t put Detroit Police and Fire Under Authority

    Mayoral candidate Mike Duggan is unrelenting in his opposition to authorities for Detroit. Since his campaign for mayor began, Duggan has been opposing any publicly created bodies to oversee the city’s institutions like the health department, saying addressing the city’s difficult challenges should be left to the ele…