Back to the future
Once a leader in the Industrial Revolution, Detroit now seeks salvation in a return to an agrarian economy. Yet the same bureaucratic mentality of city leaders responsible for driving industry out and producing a sea of vacant land prevents urban farming from taking root. If Detroit’s leadership can’t manage a 19th century economy, how can anyone expect it to handle the 21st?
[Letter to the Editor - Detroit Free Press. Submitted 11/16/2010.]