auto industry

Hammer: 'Moral Bankruptcy' Behind Massive GM Recall

March 16, 2014
Retired UAW Local President Frank Hammer says its unconscionable for GM to have waited until 2014 to recall a defective product it was aware of in 2001, which should prompt the public to examine the company’s practices in foreign assembly plants as well

Reality Asserts Itself - Frank Hammer

October 11, 2013
In the final segment of this Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Frank Hammer says all workers should face up to the dangers of climate change and insist that we move toward a green economy

Big Commodity Traders Pocketed $250 Billion Profit

April 15, 2013

Gerald Epstein: New FT investigation says big commodity traders earned more profit than banks or auto

Racism in Israel

March 31, 2013
Incidents of discrimination have doubled each year since 2008 and increasingly perpetrated by youth

TRNN Replay: African Refugees in Israel

March 31, 2013
Incidents of discrimination have doubled each year since 2008 and increasingly perpetrated by youth

Michigan

December 11, 2012
Frank Hammer: GOP Governor and State legislature pass law weakening union rights

Most New Jobs Don’t Require College Education

November 29, 2012

Jeannette Wicks-Lim: The possibility of educating one’s way out of poverty is getting dim as most new jobs only require a high school education

2012 US Elections

October 4, 2012
Romney plan to “restructure” GM essentially the same as the Obama plan

Reining in Finance and the Struggle Over UN Agency's Mandate

September 23, 2012
Pt 2. Heiner Flassbeck [Director of the Division on Globalization and Development Strategies of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development]: Governments must  intervene with policy that pushes wages up in line with productivity or global recession will deepen