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Boeing: Taking Taxpayer Dollars and Breaking Promises

Mike Lux | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

From taking our federal tax dollars so that they can cut deals with bad actors overseas to making promises to the people of Washington State which they break in less than a year, Boeing has become a worse and worse company -- and you and I as American taxpayers are subsidizing them.

GOP Denies Workers' Right to Unionize

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Republicans believe, for example, that business should be free from the kind of government regulation that would prevent chemical companies from spewing poison into West Virginia drinking water. When it comes to freedom for workers, though, the GOP is all about squelching that.

The Dreadful Caterpillar Strike

David Macaray | Posted 10.20.2012 | Business
David Macaray

While bottom-line fundamentalists like Caterpillar proudly see themselves as benefactors to their stockholders, what they are, in fact, is subverters of the American Dream. And if labor unions can't put the brakes on this thing, who can?

Manufacturing Giant Braces For Strike

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2012 | Business

* IAM workers voted down contract offer on Sunday * 800 workers making hydraulic parts are affected * Caterpillar says p...