Reports and Campaigns
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27 February 2013
Debate over the genetic modification of crops raises questions for socialists and environmentalists as to the role of GM, as well as the wider issue of science under capitalism
11 November 2009
THOUSANDS OF General Motors (GM) car workers walked out across Germany on 5 November after the company pulled out of the sale of Opel/Vauxhall to Magna-Sberbank, the Austrian/Canadian/Russian consortium, writes Stephan Kimmerle, Committee for a Workers' International (CWI).
5 June 2009
UP TO 5,500 jobs are at risk at the Vauxhall plants in Ellesmere Port in Merseyside and in Luton, as a result of the bankruptcy of Vauxhall's parent company General Motors (GM) in the USA, writes Bill Mullins.
22 November 2007
WITH THEIR industry caught in a deep crisis of overcapacity, the 'Big Three' auto companies demanded brutal concessions on all fronts, and the United Auto Workers' (UAW) union leadership delivered... By Ty Moore, Socialist Alternative, USA
12 October 2006
BY THE year 2050 there will be another one billion cars in the world, on the on top of the one billion here today...
29 June 2006
GENERAL MOTORS is in trouble - and not just economically. Daniel Behruzi, SAV (CWI Germany) examines a plan to close down the factory in Azambuja, Portugal and move the production of the Opel Combo to Zaragossa in Spain.
18 May 2006
WORKERS AT Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port plant are facing massive job cuts. GM Europe want to cut 12,000 jobs as part of its 'restructuring' plans and Ellesmere Port could lose at least 1,000 jobs...
30 October 2004
WORKERS AT the Opel plant in Bochum ended their solid, unofficial six day walkout on Thursday, 21 October...
23 October 2004
General Motors: WORKERS AT Opel's Ruhr area factory in Bochum made a swift, angry and determined answer to General Motor's (GM's) announcement of 12,000 redundancies throughout Europe. Their unofficial strike has hit the headlines in Germany...
19 July 2003
'Engineering', 'modification' or change?: A CABINET office report on genetically modified (GM) crops has concluded that, in spite of claimed long-term benefits, GM crops will not be profitable until demand increases...
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