Thursday, July 23, 1998

download:   Audio Get CD/DVD More Formats
  • Saturn and General Motors

    As we have covered consistently on Democracy Now, major strikes continue against General Motors in Michigan. And the effects of the strike are reaching across the U.S. and into Canada and Mexico. GM was forced this week to shut down its parts plant in Ontario and the automaker has reopened production at a non-union truck plant in Mexico. And recent votes from members of the United Auto Workers at the Saturn Assembly Plant in Tennessee could quickly expand the national scope of the strikes. Ninety-six percent of UAW Saturn workers voted this week to authorize a strike.

  • Puerto Rico: Reflections On the Oldest Colony (Part II)

    This Saturday marks the centennial of the U.S. invasion of Puerto Rico.

Recent Shows More

Full News Hour

Stories

    2014-0730_siegman1
    "A Slaughter of Innocents": Henry Siegman, a Venerable Jewish Voice for Peace, on Gaza
    Today, a special with Henry Siegman, the former executive director of the American Jewish Congress, long described as one of the nation’s "big three" Jewish organizations along with the American Jewish Committee and the Anti-Defamation League. Henry Siegman was born in 1930 in Frankfurt, Germany. Three years later, the Nazis came to power. After fleeing Nazi troops in Belgium, his family eventually moved to the United States. His father was a leader of the European Zionist movement, pushing for the creation of a Jewish state. In...

Headlines

    There are no headlines for this date.