Detroit suffers from the double whammy of BLACK DEMOCRAT control (defined by tribal behavior and corruption). It may be politically incorrect to say so, but unless the problem is identified, it cannot be solved. In Detroit's case, it will not be solved. They have run the productive people out of town, and have nothing to offer to get them to return. As a related issue, why do you think liberals are so enamored of mass transit and having people live in large cities instead of suburbs? Answer: Take away their individual mobility (i.e. freedom to live where they want) and you can hold them and their tax dollars captive in a hellhole like Detroit (their thinking, not mine).