James Stinson (one half of #Drexciya) is also 'The Other People Place'. This is the opening track from the album 'Lifestyles Of The Laptop Cafe' - which everyone with a penchant for #detroit #techno should listen to. Really beautiful deep transcendental grooves.
A noon Friday deadline for expanded strikes by the United Auto Workers union against the Detroit automakers is closing in. The union and General ...
The UAW and General Motors, Ford Motor and Stellantis are all holding their ground on demands, and it appears likely the union will strike additional plants.#cnbc #Articles #BreakingNews:Business #Autos #Transportation #Business #Laboreconomy #Personnel #FordMotorCo #Detroit #GeneralMotorsCo #StellantisNV #US:News #AutomobilesandComponents #Manufacturing #BusinessNews #LaborUnions #source:tagname:CNBCUSSource
Where key issues stand as UAW closes in on extended strikes against GM, Ford and Stellantis
Auto industry in 'tenuous' state as strike-related layoffs multiply
Detroit is the worst place to own an electric car | Metro Detroit News | Detroit | Detroit Metro Times
Detroit is, of course, the Motor City — but apparently that only refers to old-fashioned internal combustion cars, and not those newfangled electric ones.
According to a new study of the best U.S. cities to own an electric car, Detroit ranked dead last. The study was conducted by roofing company Gnome Roof, which helps connect consumers with solar power panel installation providers to help charge their electric cars.
The Tigers have named Jeff Greenberg as the 20th General Manager in club history, as announced by President of Baseball Operations, Scott Harris. https://www.rawchili.com/3075917/
Expert: 'Detroit automakers can't handle huge pay raise' as UAW strike continues
https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/local/2023/09/19/mayor-duggan-outlines-land-value-tax-plan-during-district-2-meeting-in-detroit/ “Nearly every homeowner in Detroit could see their property taxes reduced by 17% on average under the Land Value Tax Plan” #detroit #taxreform #equity #landvaluetax #antidisplacement
[POD] CJ Gardner-Johnson is getting surgery on his torn pectoral. Says he believes because it was a “clean” injury there’s a chance he comes back this year. https://www.rawchili.com/3074483/
GM executive slams UAW over 'flow of misinformation,' rhetoric during strike
[Reisman] The Lions outgained the Seahawks overall (418-393), on a per play basis (6.5 vs. 5.9), per rush attempt (3.8 vs. 3.3), and per pass attempt (9.2 vs. 8.0). Turnovers are a killer. https://www.rawchili.com/3074342/
UAW <b>strike</b> enters day 6, expansion looming - WILX
On Monday, UAW president Shawn Fain announced more workers could go on strike Friday if Michigan’s automakers do not come to the table with a fair deal.#localnews #uaw #union #strike #generalmotors #ford #stellantis #plants #looming #deal #contract #members #wayne #shawnfain #michigan #detroit #mid-michigan #lansing #lansingnews
UAW strike enters day 6, expansion looming
Detroiter plans to feed more homeless people with chef cooked hot meals.
"Now, Graves is on a mission. To operate 'Love Only' five days a week and feed up to 750 homeless people.
To do so, Graves needs additional funding to support the initiative."
Uggg must be super annoying for #detroit fans, beating the champs week 1 and then right away losing at home to Seattle the next week. All that good feeling washed away
Whatever the outcome of the UAW strike, #Musk has already won. A few days into #UAW #strike against the #Detroit #automakers one thing is clear. #Musk has already won. From the get-go, #GM #Ford #Chrysler parent #Stellantis were expected to spend more on wages because of the union’s pressure the question is just how much more. Any wage increase further advances #Tesla’s already tremendous cost advantage in #EVs over its older U.S. peers. https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/companies/whatever-the-uaw-strike-outcome-elon-musk-has-already-won/ar-AA1gNMEH
In today's The Little Detroit History Letter by Amy Elliott Bragg, you can learn about Jennie O. Starkey and other Detroit women journalists.
"She was in high school still, a few months shy of her graduation.
She was the first woman to be employed full-time as a member of the newspaper’s editorial staff."
"Greenhouse of Walled Lake announced Friday that it is offering 50% off all products to active UAW members for the duration of the strike. Members also will receive one free container of Wana brand gummies, thought to be beneficial for sleep and stress relief.Greenhouse of Walled Lake announced Friday that it is offering 50% off all products to active UAW members for the duration of the strike"
Barry Sanders to share his story in 'Bye Bye Barry' documentary, due out in November
“Let’s be clear, no one wants a #strike. Say it again. No one wants a strike,” President #Biden said in remarks from the #WhiteHouse. “But I respect the #workers #right to use their options on in the #CollectiveBargaining system, & I understand the workers’ frustration.”
A statue honoring a Tuskegee Airmen pilot who served in World War II will soon be unveiled in Detroit’s Rouge Park.
It’s one of many works by Austen Brantley, whose sculptures of Black historical figures have been installed in cities across the U.S. and exhibited internationally.
All of the big 3 companies have not reached an agreement and put out statements saying they're "disappointed", trying to lead us to believe that they've put forth a fair deal.
A targeted strike by the United Auto Workers has begun, including Ford Michigan assembly plant in Wayne, the Stellantis owned Jeep plant in Toledo Ohio, and the GM plant in Wentzville Missouri. The strike plan starts with calling upon only 3 plants to strike and will increase the amount of strikes if bargaining isn't going well.
There will also be a solidarity rally with UAW president Shawn Fain and US Senator Bernie Sanders tonight in Detroit. #UAW #UAWStrike #UAWOnStrike #Union #Strike #Solidarity #Ford #FordMotorCo #Michigan #WayneMichigan #Stellantis #Jeep #Ohio #Toledo #GM #GeneralMotors #GeneralMotorsCo #Missouri #StLouis #WentzvilleMissouri #Cars #Detroit #ShawnFain #BernieSanders
#UAW poised to #strike against all #BigThree #automakers for first time in history
Big Three automakers are offering percentage pay increases in the double digits over the next 4½ years The #UnitedAutoWorkers #union is poised to launch a historic #strike against all three of #Detroit’s biggest #automakers at midnight, when #labor #contracts expire, mounting one of the biggest challenges to #corporateAmerica amid a season of fresh #labor #activism.
Detroit City Councilmember Scott Benson Leads New Pilot Program for Restaurant Safety Placards
HBO film revisits life of Donyale Luna, the Detroiter who became the first Black supermodel
Monarch Caterpillars in September: Not Quite Ready to Migrate.
Here is the little train they put together on the People Mover last night. I think it must be a winter maintenance train or something they are putting back into rotation. #Detroit
There was a bright light outside my window so I looked outside to discover a People Mover car dangling in the air 😳 #Detroit
Mayor Mike Duggan appoints urban farming activist Tepfirah Rushdan as new director of urban agriculture.
🎧 In 1969, the #Detroit band #RareEarth recorded and released a cover of #TheTemptations' "Get Ready" written by #SmokeyRobinson. The radio version was straight-ahead blues-rock and a top-40 hit. Have a listen to the 22-minute psychedelic jam version here. This was also #Motown, released on their Rare Earth label. It was the late 60s, man.
The Little Detroit History Letter by Amy Elliott Bragg returns this week with a story about the Hart Plaza pylon in downtown Detroit.
Michigan Veterans Foundation at risk of shutting down after funds cut.
"The Jefferson-Chalmers neighborhood just received $11.2 million in grant money to replace 18,800 feet of the nearly 100-year-old mains.
The new sewer lines will protect nearly 600 homes from flooding."
Detroit Pizza Bar is the first Black-owned pizza spot and the first sit-down establishment the area has seen for over 30 years. Plus- it has solar panels!
I remember when it launched!
Amanda Lewan and I met frequently at different social media and Free Lunch Friday events and cross-promoted our events.
We had several WordPress meetups at the first Bamboo Detroit location. Great supporters of meetup groups!
Celebrating 10 Years at Bamboo Detroit.
‟An abused stray mutt kept trying to move himself into a senior care facility.” 3X!
“But a few nights later, there was Scout, back on that same couch in the nursing home lobby. Somehow he again scaled a 10-foot chain-link fence, then a 6-foot solid privacy fence, crossed a highway without getting run over, entered the front door unnoticed, jumped onto the same couch as before and made himself at home for the night.”
Dayum. Papo Vázquez Mighty Pirates Troubadors live!
You got headphones?
You got speakers?
You got internet?
Turn that free jam up, people!
Detroit International Jazz Festival
#Jazz #LatinMusic #Detroit
If you can't make it downtown to the free Detroit Jazz Festival this weekend, you can catch the livestream.
Developer makes progress on Detroit home rehabs, but struggling with Herman Kiefer campus.
At Detroit Jazz Fest, I'm Duante Beddingfield — not that other guy.
How a climate-fueled disaster led a native Detroiter to a career helping her neighbors.
Glad to see the whales are back on the Broderick Tower!
Grand Circus in the Broderick Tower graciously offered venue space to groups I organized—Refresh Detroit, Metro Detroit WordPress, and Detroit User Experience—for years until the COVID pandemic.