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Bailout Saves U.S. Manufacturing
Written by James D Ballotti
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 14:58
Just a few years ago, USW Local 903 in Fort Wayne, Ind., was running a food bank out of its hall to feed laid off members. The economy had collapsed, the auto industry was dying, and the Dana auto parts plant that once employed over 2,000 Steelworkers was barely hanging on.
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One Strike and You're Out...are 65 MIllion Americans Disposable?
Written by James
Saturday, 29 October 2011 15:39
A fellow blogger found this site and sent me a link to a blog posting of his with the story of an honorably discharged Marine who can't find a job. It's a heart breaking story and the kind of story that is the reason this site was founded. So, I'm putting a link to this story here: Click here to read the story.