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There’s Still No End In Sight For The GM Strike

Union contract negotiations between the UAW and General Motors faces yet another setback, Nissan is eating itself alive with financial misconduct allegations, the trade war with China is hitting U.S. rail hard, and much more in The Morning Shift for Monday, October 7, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Tesla Set A Delivery Record But It’s Still Not Enough For Wall Street

Tesla hit an important milestone but still fell slightly short of analyst predictions, public and private entities alike want the UAW vs. General Motors strike to come to an end, and Brexit remains very bad for the UK. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, October 4, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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On GM’s UAW Picket Line, No Backing Down As Workers Fight Back Against Income Inequality

DETROIT—Hamtramck and Flint, Mich., are still very much company towns, to the point where you spend time a lot of time just driving in large arching curves around the General Motors plants at the core of each of these communities. For over a week now, these places have been buzzing with apprehension. But on the…Read […]

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On GM’s UAW Picket Line, No Backing Down As Workers Fight Back Against Income Inequality

DETROIT—Hamtramck and Flint, Mich., are still very much company towns, to the point where you spend time a lot of time just driving in large arching curves around the General Motors plants at the core of each of these communities. For over a week now, these places have been buzzing with apprehension. But on the…Read […]

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The General Motors Strike Could Tank Michigan’s Economy: Report

GM’s strike could hurt Michigan’s economy if it doesn’t end soon, Ford is almost certainly building two cars based on VW’s electric car platform, Germans are protesting against SUVs after a fatal crash, and much more. Here’s what you need to know for The Morning Shift of Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Support the Global Climate Strike

Last week, 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg and hundreds of other young activists protested in front of the White House, demanding action on climate change. This Friday, September 20th, they’ll be joined by thousands of other young (and older) protestors across the world to take part in a global Climate Strike.…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Support the Global Climate Strike

Last week, 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg and hundreds of other young activists protested in front of the White House, demanding action on climate change. This Friday, September 20th, they’ll be joined by thousands of other young (and older) protestors across the world to take part in a global Climate Strike.…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Why Amazon Employees Are Protesting Over Climate Change

On September 20, over 1,000 Amazon employees—mostly made up of staff at the company’s Seattle headquarters—will walk out of Amazon offices to protest the company’s inaction over climate change, as part of the larger global climate strike. The strike, led by 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg, is a protest against the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Some Streamers Are Boycotting Twitch In Support Of Amazon Prime Day Strike

Unless you’ve got the world’s most powerful ad blocker, you’re probably painfully aware that it’s Prime Day, a holiday that Amazon made up because it could. Deals parade naked in the streets and the company hosts glitzy concerts, all to encourage Amazon Prime subscribers to stick around. For the second year in a row,…Read more… […]

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Some Streamers Are Boycotting Twitch In Support Of Amazon Prime Day Strike

Unless you’ve got the world’s most powerful ad blocker, you’re probably painfully aware that it’s Prime Day, a holiday that Amazon made up because it could. Deals parade naked in the streets and the company hosts glitzy concerts, all to encourage Amazon Prime subscribers to stick around. For the second year in a row,…Read more… […]

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How to Support the Amazon Prime Day Strike

For the second year in a row, Amazon workers are planning to strike on Prime Day. In 2018, Amazon warehouse workers in Germany, Poland, and Spain went on strike during Prime Day; this year, fulfillment center workers in Minnesota have planned a similar strike, in part due to Amazon’s recent announcement that it would…Read more… […]

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