Bernie Sanders denounces 'greed' of American drug companies

Business Jul 29, 2019

Bernie Sanders denounces 'greed' of American drug companies

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders accused American pharmaceutical companies Sunday of letting diabetic patients die out of "greed," after he accompanied a group of Americans to Canada to buy insulin. Sanders joined the group, which took a bus from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario, to restock on ...

Japan can learn a lot from Detroit's recovery efforts

National Aug 7, 2018

Japan can learn a lot from Detroit's recovery efforts

by Minyoung Park

Five years after Detroit filed the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, the city is starting to recover economically through efforts to fill vacant homes and rebuild the once-desolate downtown. Japan, witnessing depopulation on a massive scale due to its aging society and low birthrate, ...

Detroit rolls dice on casino-led comeback

Business Jun 9, 2014

Detroit rolls dice on casino-led comeback

by Tim Reid

Detroit's reliance on casino cash to help fund a recovery from the city's historic bankruptcy is a high-risk bet on an increasingly shaky source of income. A trial to approve Detroit's plan to exit its $18 billion bankruptcy, the largest municipal crash in U.S. history, ...

Presidents' grand plans fail in Detroit

World Aug 12, 2013

Presidents' grand plans fail in Detroit

by Michael A. Fletcher

During the Nixon years, Detroit's business elite laid plans for the glittering Renaissance Center retail and office complex. The Ford and Carter administrations brought the "People Mover," an elevated rail loop around downtown that hardly anybody rides today. Other presidential administrations introduced enterprise zone tax ...