​Detroit Part II: Bankruptcy Dictatorship & Foreclosed Futures

In this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin, features part II of BTS’ on-the-ground coverage from Detroit. Abby interviews Rev. D. Alexander Bullock, a prominent pastor and activist who explains the most egregious parts of Detroit’s bankruptcy deal and how the emergency management plan impacted the city’s residents. Abby rides with the reverend exploring the areas of the city hardest hit by the foreclosure crisis. Abby also speaks with the founder of The Tricycle Collective, Michele Olberholtzer, who helps families buy back their houses at auction. BTS wraps up the show with a look at what the story of Detroit means in the bigger picture of the US’ spending priorities.

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