The Spark

the Voice of
The Communist League of Revolutionary Workers–Internationalist

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.”
— Karl Marx

Lives Turned Upside Down

May 13, 2013

Seniors, workers and poor residents are being pushed from downtown Detroit apartment buildings. Notices to vacate went out at Griswold Senior Apartments, at a river-front high rise and at three apartment buildings near the site of a possible hockey arena. This leaves 600 limited income Detroit residents without a place to live!

The wealthy who are sucking the life out of working class Detroit consider this to be “urban renewal” and “progress.”