How Wall Street Bankrupted Detroit | Interview with Richard Wolff

Abby Martin speaks with Richard Wolff, economist and Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts about the recent district court ruling on Detroit’s bankruptcy and how it could affect the pensions of thousands of city workers.

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3 Comments on "How Wall Street Bankrupted Detroit | Interview with Richard Wolff"

  1. American Cannibal | Dec 11, 2013 at 6:40 pm |

    Of course We bankrupted Detroit. Now they can sell me their art work. In Free Market Capitalism, for every winner, there must be a loser. See? The ying-yang of the Market trumps all! I don’t see how it could be any more fair than that.

    Do you want some cheese with that whine, Americans?

  2. kowalityjesus | Dec 11, 2013 at 10:57 pm |

    I remember when my dad said he was going to start another degree after retiring from a suburban Detroit public school system. I was like, “huh? Don’t you have a pension?” and he was like “I don’t trust them to follow through on it.”

  3. James Phillip Schmitt | Dec 12, 2013 at 2:18 pm |

    An observation: You see a hell of a lot of Detroiters reading the Daily Worker on City buses. A good website for more info would be

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