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  1. American Ground Transport
    A Proposal for Restructuring the Automobile, Bus and Rail Industries

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
  2. Automotive Industries Association of Canada
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  3. Big Three Auto Contracts: Lowlights of 2011
    Against The Current vol. 155

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    By the end of October, autoworkers at the Big Three will have approved their 2011-2015 contracts. Since Ford was the most profitable corporation, and one that had avoided bankruptcy, it was the logical corporation for the UAW to target. During the economic crisis Ford workers voted down a round of concessions that would have suspended their right to strike until 2015, so by bargaining first at Ford the union could have maximized its potential power to put an end to the concessions.
  4. Canada Science and Technology Museum and Canada Agriculture Museum
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  5. Car Care Canada
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  6. The City and Radical Social Change
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1982
    A collection of essays dealing with the dynamics of the new forces for social change in our urban milieu, discussing how new ideas are contributing to an urban insurgency which could lead to a new city and a new concept of citizenship.
  7. Common Sense for Hard Times
    The Power of the Powerless to Cope with Everyday life and Transform Society in The Nineteen Seventies

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1976
    Presents a vision of society as it is and as it could be. Putting the problems of contemporary daily life in historical perspective, it reveals that they have their roots in the way our society is organized, and thereby enables us to re-examine our own situation and experience.
  8. False Promises
    The Shaping of American Working Class Consciousness

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1973
  9. The Fight for Canada
    Four Centuries of Resistance to American Expansionism

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
    In an effort to realize their grand dream of one nation from Panama to the Arctic, Americans have attempted to conquer Canada using war, trade sanctions, and political interventions of all kinds. "That fight for Canada continues to this day," says David Orchard.
  10. The Flint sit-down strike, 1936-1937
    Jeremy Brecher

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    210,000 auto workers joined the American Federation of Labor (A.F.L.) to take part in the strike but the A.F.L leadership however wanted no part in a strike, and managed to postpone it again and again. The workers won control over the rate of production, despite a union contract that conceded this authority to management.
  11. Martin and Jessie Glaberman Collection
    Papers, 1939-2001

    Resource Type: Unclassified
    The papers of the Marxist radicals Martin Glaberman and Jessie Glaberman, now housed at Wayne State University.
  12. Monopoly Capital
    An essay on American economic and social order

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1969
    An analysis of American capitalism.
  13. The Newsletter #4
    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1974
  14. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  15. Silent Surrender
    The multinational corporation in Canada

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1970
    Levitt examines the historical background of foreign investment in Canada, its acceleration since the Second World War, and the nature of the intrusion into a sovereign state of the multinational corporation. she argues that recolonization by U.S. international corporations is rapidly transforming Canada into the world's richest under-developed country.
  16. Strike!
    The True History of Mass Insurgence from 1877 to the Present

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1997
    A history-from-below that brings to light strikes as authentic revolutionary movements against the establishments of state, capital, and trade unionism.
  17. Time to Jail Auto Executives?
    Still Unsafe at Any Speed

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Rather than allowing automobile industry debacles to float by without inspiring systemic change that will save lives, criminal prosecutions should become an integral part of -- even a priority for -- both federal and state governments.
  18. What Happened to the Streetcars?
    Killed by General Motors

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2008
    The history of how car companies bought up and destroyed public transit systems in the first half the the twentieth century to eliminate alternatives to the automobile.

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