Detroit comes back to life

Raleigh Addington
Raleigh Addington
editor at Chartwell Speakers

Fascinating piece by the BBC’s Paul Mason on what’s happened to GM since the US government spent $89bn bailing out GM and Chrysler: new robots on the factory floor, less jobs and the unions now own 11% of the business. And a massive row between pro-bail-out Democrats and the Republicans like Mitt Romney who argued that Detroit should have been allowed to fail.

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