Emotions Soar High During National Day of Action Protest

(Caption Information) Good Jobs Now Rally, July, 24, 2012, Southgate, Mi.

More than 500 activists urged Congress to raise the minimum wage Tuesday afternoon during our National Day of Action. These ardent protesters rallied along a two-mile stretch of Bain Capital-owned companies–Toys R’ Us, Dunkin’ Donuts, Michael’s and Outback Steakhouse–in Southgate, Mich., a nearby Detroit suburb. Drivers honked their horns in support as protesters chanted, “We […]

Detroit Metro Area Rated 7th in US in Economic Growth From 2009 to 2010

Tue Nov 30, 2010 at 14:26:25 PM EST This was surprising, considering the time frame. The Michigan unemployment rate hit its peak in December of 2009, and yet at the same time apparently Detroit was starting to experience a return in economic growth as well. Or, at least was doing a lot better than other […]