Thursday, January 8, 2009

more about detroit

Today's suggested reading comes from Jim Wallis at God's Politics. Jim grew up in Detroit and has some interesting things to say about the condition of the economy there.

A report in November showed that unemployment rose in 364 out of 369 major metropolitan areas in our country, with Detroit leading the country with an unemployment rate of over 9.5 percent. Only 10 years ago, the city’s unemployment rate was 3.9 percent. Detroit has seen hard times before as many areas of the country have, but things look like they will get worse before they get better.

Read the whole article here.

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