Why Is Detroit Giving Industrial Slumlords Like Moroun A Free Pass?

The owners of the Ambassador Bridge, their trucking empire, and a plethora of shell corporations own many acres of prime real estate close to Detroit’s downtown. Why have they avoided regulatory scrutiny?

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Netflix’s ‘Tread’ Is A Good Indictment Of Municipal Bureaucracy

Marvin John Heemeyer bulldozed a few buildings before shooting himself dead after a years-long dispute with a municipal government. While an extreme example, it’s a credible indictment of city governments that embrace inflexible paths to things like code compliance.

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