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by The Staff September 25, 2015


  There is no greater monument to—and indictment of—America’s urban policy failure than the city of Detroit. Deindustrialization, redlining, racism, suburban flight, poverty, exploitation and architectural neglect have affected many American cities, including more than a ...

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Dry Detroit

by Miriam Axel-Lute June 26, 2014


  Water is a human right: Even the much beleagured CEO of Nestle, who has been accused of trying to privatize the water resources of poor communities for the benefit of its bottled-water profits, officially agrees. He ...

My Land/Patti Smith and Other Things

by The Staff January 23, 2014


  The Esther Massry Gallery opens its first show of 2014 with a selection of works from the 1960s and ’70s by photographer Judy Linn, a Hudson Valley resident and member of the Vassar College faculty. ...

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Bettye LaVette

by The Staff July 3, 2013


  Detroit-born rhythm & blues soulstress Bettye LaVette is one of those hidden gems of the music world. Her story is all too familiar for many of her Motown contemporaries. Mismanaged and cheated, she and her ...

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