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Working Man's Blues: What Democrats and unions have done to Detroit

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Light years seem to have passed between Detroit's July 18 bankruptcy filing and the warning issued by the city's newly elected Mayor Coleman Young in his 1974 inaugural address . "It is time to leave Detroit. Hit Eight Mile Road . And I don't give a damn if they are black or white, if they wear Superfly suits or blue uniforms with silver badges. Hit the road," he said. To the first...