Bailing out GM, Ford and Chrysler

| November 23, 2008


Artist: Sam Gindin
Title: Bailing out the auto companies
Genre: Speech
Length: 0:12:54
Format: 44.1kHz, 256Kbps

Show Notes:

Presidents of the Big 3 automakers flew to Washington this week, looking for money to save them from bankruptcy. While they went home empty-handed, it seems likely that bailout plans will be drawn up in the next couple of weeks.

Sam Gindin is former head of research at the Canadian Auto Workers union. He says we're in a time of both great danger and great opportunity.


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