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Globalization, Inequality & the Predictable Corporate Takeover of the WTO (1/2)

The corporate takeover of platforms like the World Trade Organization has been denounced by developing countries and activists for decades and today the denunciations are reflected in rebuttals to pro-corporate machinations like those unpacked in this series of presentations at the 2018 World Trade Organization Public Forum Story Transcript LYNN FRIES: It’s The Real News, […]

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GM Auto Workers Strike for Power and to Protect Workers

Retired UAW Leader Frank Hammer talks about why the workers struck, what it means for the union movement, and what this battle means Story Transcript UAW-GM AUTO WORKERS: What do we want? Contracts! When do we want it? Now! [crosstalk] TAMARA ABNEY, GM AUTO WORKER: We want to be paid fairly. We make quality cars […]

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A wildcat strike in 1970 solved the last crisis at USPS

Labor activist Paul Prescod gives context to the fight over the future of the post office. Story Transcript This is a rush transcript and may contain errors. It will be updated. Marc Steiner: Welcome to the Real News. I’m Marc Steiner, great to have you all with this once again. Now I really want to […]