It wasn’t too long ago that American power and the wealth of the nation was created by cities like Baltimore, Detroit, and Newark. Now, as wealth has been concentrated among the elite, these and many American cities are in decline. Infrastructure is crumbling, the middle class is struggling, and the effects of urban poverty are becoming harder to ignore.
VICE News contributor Charlie LeDuff (https://twitter.com/charlieleduff) looks at these issues in his work for VICE News and joined On The Line to take your questions.
Read “Baltimore, Wilmington, Philly, and Newark — Inside the Forgotten Corridor” – http://bit.ly/1BIaCUR