Sunday, January 2, 2011

Detroit in Ruins

Not the most cheerful way to ring in the new year, but the Guardian just published a series of provocative photographs of decaying cultural landmarks in Detroit.  A bitter reminder that Detroit's problems started long before the current economic troubles.  You can find the photos here.

Tanya Marsh

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As I wrote on Facebook, this calls to mind Marx, and then Schumpeter (although I prefer the former to the latter), on "creative destruction" in capitalism.

Posted by: Patrick S. O'Donnell | Jan 2, 2011 5:52:32 PM

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