CAW National President Ken Lewenza calling on the federal government to release detailed financial data associated with Caterpillar's 2010 acquisition of Electro-Motive Canada.
It may have taken flight, but today Caterpillar, the corporation, looks more like a moth that is flying far too close to the flame. Unfortunately, many good people are getting burned in the process.
Two obvious but generally unstated details about the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline are climate change and that oil and gas companies stand to make mega-profits.
U.S. corporate giant Caterpillar Inc. is attempting to strong-arm workers at its London, Ontario plant to accept a 50 per cent pay cut and is imposing devastating cuts to their benefits and pensions.
One of the things that's most mysterious about this moment is "Why now?" Suddenly, a group of people in a park set off something extraordinary. How do you account for that?
The national memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. was dedicated last Sunday. What Obama left unsaid is that King, were he alive, would most likely be protesting Obama administration policies.
Gerry Caplan and Amanda Grzyb
Has the revolution finally arrived? Chances are you hadn't heard of the Occupy Wall Street movement three weeks ago, when a few hundred activists first occupied a park in Manhattan.
The Occupy Wall Street protest grows daily, spreading to cities across the United States. The response by the New York City Police Department has been brutal.
On Saturday, 2,000 people occupied Wall Street, protesting the virtually unregulated speculation of Wall Street that caused the global financial meltdown.
With the top 50 CEOs making 219 times the pay of the average worker in 2009, their compensation has little to do with their ability and everything to do with their positions as the ruling elite.