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Retooling Motor City

September 20th, 2012

Episode 275 of 613 episodes

For decades Detroit has been a poster child of the misfiring American dream but amid block after block of post-industrial decline there are signs that Motor City is jump-starting its economy. Years of under investment have left a blank canvas for social entrepreneurs and small business owners keen to revitalise a broken metropolis. Monocle heads downtown to sample the green shoots of recovery.

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