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How Detroit’s history can help predict America’s future


On Sunday’s Up with Steve Kornacki, the panel discussed Detroit’s bankruptcy—how the city divided thanks to white flight, the crumbling of the industrial class, and a steady decline in public support for cities.

But before the guests joined the conversation, Kornacki explained how Detroit’s political history foreshadowed much of what has been said about Americans who vote against their own economic interests. How did the Detroit of the 1960s become the Detroit of today, and what does that transformation mean for the rest of America’s cities?

Watch the video to find out.


How Detroit's history can help predict America's future