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American Workers Being Laid Off by GM Ignored at State of the Union

The thousands of American workers laid off and in the process of being laid off by multinational corporation General Motors (GM) were effectively ignored at the State of the Union as the fight to save their jobs has had little interest among the political elite.

In this Nov. 28, 2018 photo, Tom Wolikow, a General Motors employee who is currently laid-off, left, takes a phone call at home alongside his fiance Rochelle Carlisle, right, in Warren, Ohio. It was working-class voters who bucked the area's history as a Democratic stronghold and backed Donald Trump in …

GM Starts Laying Off Thousands of American Workers

Executives at General Motors (GM) have started laying off American workers in Michigan, Ohio, Maryland, and Texas, while the multinational corporation is reportedly expanding production in China and Mexico.  

Venus Walker, of Warren, Ohio and a GM employee with 12 years at the Lordstown plant, prays during a vigil outside the Lordstown GM plant, on Nov. 29, 2018.

Black Monday: GM to Lay Off 4K American White-Collar Workers

Executives at General Motors (GM) announced Friday that about 4,250 white-collar workers would be laid off, the vast majority of which are in the United States, as the multinational corporation continues shifting production overseas and to Mexico.

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Chadwick Moore — Left for Dead in Danville: How Globalism Is Killing Working Class America

The story of Danville is one echoed in countless communities across the country, a gutted middle class left for dead in the wake of sweeping international trade deals in Washington, applauded by liberal economists and a lockstep media portraying such policies as inevitable, ultimately good, and a win for the American consumer–a narrative usually coupled with condescending and disdainful attitudes toward displaced workers for a perceived inability to sprint ahead with the times.