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Fighting Foreclosure in South Africa: An Open Letter to US Activists
By The Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign
April 7, 2009 - The Nation Magazine
Visteon, a company making car parts, has gone bust and the workers been sacked with no notice and only minimal redundancy payments. Many of them are on Ford contracts - Ford used to own Visteon. Demanding the redundancy terms that Ford workers would get if they lost their jobs, Visteon workers have occupied their workplaces in Belfast and at Enfield.
France: Caterpillar workers detain bosses
By Antoine Lerougetel 2 April 2009
12 million unemployed. Foreclosures up 81%. Wall Street has taken over. We must break up the banks and never again let them get so big that they distort our politics and take down the economy.
Pledge to Break Up the Banks