GM's offer came too late to avoid strike, UAW official says

Business Sep 17, 2019

GM's offer came too late to avoid strike, UAW official says

A strike by over 49,000 United Auto workers against General Motors could have been averted had the company made its latest offer sooner, the union's top negotiator said in a letter to the company. In the letter dated Sunday, UAW Vice President Terry Dittes told ...

Bernie Sanders denounces 'greed' of American drug companies

Business Jul 29, 2019

Bernie Sanders denounces 'greed' of American drug companies

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders accused American pharmaceutical companies Sunday of letting diabetic patients die out of "greed," after he accompanied a group of Americans to Canada to buy insulin. Sanders joined the group, which took a bus from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario, to restock on ...

Japan can learn a lot from Detroit's recovery efforts

National Aug 7, 2018

Japan can learn a lot from Detroit's recovery efforts

by Minyoung Park

Five years after Detroit filed the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, the city is starting to recover economically through efforts to fill vacant homes and rebuild the once-desolate downtown. Japan, witnessing depopulation on a massive scale due to its aging society and low birthrate, ...