Category: National

FOXCONN Deal Comes With Risks

The Taiwanese electronics supplier Foxconn has announced plans to invest as much as 10 billion dollars to build a factory for flat-panel display screens in Wisconsin. But before the euphoria over this

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Mexican Workers Protest NAFTA Renegotiations

Mexico City, D.F.—As talks on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement began in Washington Aug. 16, workers from several leading Mexican labor unions marched in Mexico City, demanding “a

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Let’s Fix What’s Broken

All of us have heard, and probably used at some time in our lives, the old expression: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” There is no doubt, that as

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Idaho Silver Strike Enters Sixth Month

Mullan, Idaho—Members of United Steelworkers Local 5114 have been on strike at the Lucky Friday silver mine here since March 13, resisting major concessions demanded by Hecla, the mine’s owner.

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AFL-CIO Quits Trump Manufacturing Council

WASHINGTON—AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka quit President Trump’s Manufacturing Jobs Initiative council Aug. 15, saying he was doing it “on behalf of America’s working people, who reject all notions of legitimacy of these bigoted groups.”

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