CEI Weekly: United Auto Workers Shut Down GM Plant

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CEI Weekly
October 8, 2010

>>Featured Story
A United Auto Workers local in Indiana voted to close a GM supplier plant rather than accept a pay cut. Now 650 workers will have to be transferred to other towns. Labor Counsel Vincent Vernuccio was on Varney & Co. to comment on the union local’s decision. Watch the video here.

>>Shaping the Debate
Answer This: Fred Smith
Fred Smith’s interview on Politico.com

Burn Baby Burn?
Iain Murray’s blog post on The Washington Examiner’s Opinion Zone

How Green Products Will Cost You Green
Ben Lieberman’s radio interview on The G. Gordon Liddy Show

The Green Agenda
Ben Lieberman’s citation in Investor’s Business Daily

Could the Event Surrounding the Rutgers Suicide be Considered a Hate Crime?
Hans Bader’s citation on Yahoo News

>>Best of the Blogs
Is the Internet’s Future in Jeopardy?
By Ryan Radia

Obama’s Solar Rooftop Panel: Back to the Future Carter
By Marlo Lewis, Jr.

If You Like Your Health Plan, You May Lose It Anyway
By Hans Bader

Sharing Isn’t Caring
By Marc Scribner

>>CEI Podcast
October 7, 2010: Trade, Jobs, and Korea

CEI Adjunct Fellow Fran Smith talks about the EU-Korea free trade agreement that takes effect next year, and why the US-Korea FTA stalled, to the economy’s detriment. Fran also talks about NAFTA’s impact on jobs, and why imports are a good thing.

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