December 13

                
  • Sit-in!

    Sit-in!

    December 13, 2008

    Workers take over factory, solidarity pours in ‘Billions for Bank America, $0 for workers’ CHICAGO — “We’re here to demand our rights,” said Manuella Rivera in a gentle but firm voice, “and we’ll stay until we...

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  • Only one fix for auto industry: nationalize it

    Only one fix for auto industry: nationalize it

    December 13, 2008 By John Case

    A raging debate is under way across the country, in Congress and between the incoming Obama and outgoing Bush administrations on the fate of the auto industry. General Motors, Ford and Chrysler CEOs have faced tough...

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  • Anti-worker Republicans block auto aid

    Anti-worker Republicans block auto aid

    December 13, 2008

    DETROIT — It looks like autoworkers have dodged a bullet. Congress seems likely to pass some sort of “bridge” loan to keep General Motors, and perhaps Chrysler, from declaring bankruptcy and throwing union contracts and jobs...

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  • Autoworkers rally for good jobs

    Autoworkers rally for good jobs

    December 13, 2008

    SAN FRANCISCO — “I don’t know but I’ve been told, Wall St. got bailed out with gold,” and “What kind of jobs? Good jobs!” they chanted, as they circled the entrance to Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s office,...

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  • Hurricane Ike: Dj vu all over again

    Hurricane Ike: Dj vu all over again

    December 13, 2008 By James Thompson

    GALVESTON, Texas — After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, many speculated that if a similar disaster hit Texas, the Bush administration would respond more positively. Over two months after Hurricane Ike struck, the evidence suggests otherwise.

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