Originally Posted by txtebow
The short answers: municipal mismanagement, race riots, white flight, black flight, dead flight (people routinely disinter their deceased and relocate them to the suburbs). There were the overreaching unions and management that couldn’t balance a ball. Proof? The multibillion-dollar bailout of the auto industry. Thank you, American taxpayers!
As far as I know, tens of thousands in the Detroit area lost their jobs when auto manufacturing - once a prized and highly-paid job - moved to Mexico. How can a place possibly recover from the loss of several factories which employ thousands? Huge economic domino effect here in play, I suspect.