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Commentary :: Labor
Obama and the Crisis of the U.S. Auto Industry
01 May 2009
Making sense of the recent developments in the automobile industry is a difficult process. If you look to the media or the government for answers, you’ll receive a long-winded description of behind-the-scenes deals between Obama and his advisers, their Wall Street friends (the bond holders — big banks and hedge funds), and lastly the United Auto Workers (U.A.W.).

It seems odd hearing the U.S. President combing over the business details of Chrysler: whether or not a merger with the Italian automaker Fiat will happen; whether or not the banks and hedge funds will be willing to relinquish enough of Chrysler’s debt; and whether or not labor will make major concessions.

To grasp this odd dynamic one must first understand the motive to “restructure” Chrysler. According to the Obama administration, because Chrysler has produced more cars than people are currently able to afford as a result of the recession, the company has to be turned “inside out.”
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LOCAL News :: Media
Autodeterminción Popular! (Nuevo! Nuestro Podcast-BAAM/MAB)
30 Apr 2009
Autodeterminción Popular!

Nuevo! Nuestro Podcast: Una perspectiva oral de noticias, ideas, y música!

Podcast #1: Cómo los Trabajadores Emigrantes ganaron la jornada de 8 horas
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News :: International : Media
The Shortwave Report 05/01/09 Listen Globally!
30 Apr 2009
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
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LOCAL News :: International
MUBARAK CRIES WOLF!
30 Apr 2009
It is very tragic that a demagogue like Ahmedinajad, after delivering his despicable speech at the U.N. on the eve of the Holocaust remembrance, would be depicted as a hero in Tehran! But Mubarak does the same
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
FDR's New Deal v. Obamanomics in Their First 100 Days
30 Apr 2009
stark mirror opposites
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Iran Responds with Mixed Signals to Obama's Offer of a "New Beginning"
30 Apr 2009
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
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News :: Environment
Death Recipes
30 Apr 2009
Good plausible deniability is the difference between murder and not.
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News :: Media : Organizing : Politics
Homelessness in New York City...In this week's Socialist WebZine....
22 Apr 2009
Modified: 30 Apr 2009
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LOCAL Announcement :: War and Militarism
Military Mom and Author Susan Galleymore MotherSpeak Book Tour in Boston and Northampton
30 Apr 2009
Long Time Passing: Mothers Speak about War and Terror
Military Mom and Author Susan Galleymore
MotherSpeak Book Tour in Boston & Northampton

With Art, Poetry, and Refreshments!

Just in time for Mother's Day, a moving portrait of what it means to be a mother in time of war...

Friday, May 8th, 7:00pm

Beacon Hill Friends House
6 Chestnut St.,
Boston MA 02108
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Northampton:
Sunday, May 10th, 4:00pm

Northampton Center for the Arts
17 New South Street
Northampton, MA 01060
Directions
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Commentary :: Media
The Global Research News Hour - Media As It Should Be
29 Apr 2009
real news and information reporting
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