This week's news about VW is hardly an isolated case of corporations defrauding the public, That's why we need an entity more powerful than these corporations whose purpose is to protect the public.
Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker's lies and threats to the VW workers in his state over unionization may have just guaranteed they won't build in the anti-union south again any time soon.
March 28, 1958. Khruschev shuffles government. House Appropriations votes to give Ike authority to spend 1959 budget in 1958. Walter Reuther testifies before Senate Rackets Committee. Senate appropriates funds for Civil Rights Commission. U.S. Military aid to Yugoslavia ends on this day. VW workers in Germany stage one hour strike over calls to arm German Military with nuclear weapons.