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The Case of Northwest Airlines: Workers' Rights & Wrongs: Against The Current vol. 125
Rachleff, Peter
Four years ago, when asked by an academic journal to write about whether the strike was still a viable weapon in labor’s “arsenal,” my title was blunt: “Is the Strike Dead?”(1) As is my style, I intro...
The Crisis Beneath the Bailout: Against The Current vol. 137
Rasmus, Jack
In early September, 2008 the Department of Labor reported that the U.S. economy in August had lost another 84,000 jobs. This was followed on October 2 with an announcement that officially recorded Sep...
Farm Gate Defence
Wilford, Allen
Describes how farmers have been driven to come together to defend their farms in the face of high interest rates, mounting production costs and low prices.
Getting the Goods: Information in BC How to Find It, How to Use It
Oustonm, Rick
A guide to the basic sources of information -- the tools of the trade -- that all reporters, researchers and investigators rely on.
Manufacturing Bankruptcy
Brenner, Robert; Feeley, Dianne; et. al
The authors analyze the politics behind Detroit's manufactured bankruptcy through an analysis of capitalism's expropriation of assets in order to produce wealth -- a process that is at the expense of ...
A Marxist History of the World part 82: The Hungry Thirties
Faulkner, Neil
Beginning with the Wall Street Crash in 1929, the world economy entered the Great Depression. The misguided policies that world leaders pursued ensured that millions of lives were torn apart.
A Union Defeated at United Air Lines: Against The Current vol. 134
Miah, Malik; O'Rourke, Terry
The April 1 certification of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) was no April Fool’s joke for the 8600 eligible mechanic and related United Airlines (UAL) employees who voted in the March...
Update on Detroit
Feeley, Dianne
Feeley provides an update on the economic situation in Detroit as the city declares bankruptcy and is suffering from foreclosures, evictions, pension and funding cuts.
Which Way Out for Detroit?
Feeley, Dianne
Feeley discusses the prevention of further home foreclosures in Detroit through a consideration of two of the most urgent issues: unemployment and evictions. These indicators reflect the poverty of th...