During a trip to Detroit in the 1980s, a cab driver gave Steven Greenhut an ad hoc tour of some of the city's deteriorating neighborhoods. It was shocking even to someone who grew up in the Rust Belt. Things have gotten even worse in the ensuing decades. After Detroit declared bankruptcy, commentators wondered what went wrong. Greenhut and others wondered what took so long. In a Tuesday ruling giving bankruptcy the nod, Judge Steven Rhodes ruled that pension rights, which have protections in the Michigan constitution, can be "impaired" under federal bankruptcy law. This could have nationwide impact if it becomes precedent.
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Wisconsin College Spent $100K Investigating Instructor for Allegedly Saying Police Department Was 'Full of Racists'
The investigation was launched after the local police chief complained and reached out to the Wisconsin Department of Justice.
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No, but that's not stopping a litigious vegan from making his case.