Thirty-two…countries receive more direct aid from the U.S. government than the city of Detroit. This is not to say that Iraq and Nigeria and Mexico don’t need…assistance or are undeserving of help from the United States. But when you look at the raw numbers, you start to wonder if *some* of that cash could be better served in Oakland and Baltimore instead of Karachi and Kabul.
art: photo of abandoned building (February 24 2013) in Detroit by J.D. Pooley