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Betrayed: Steelworkers Say They’re ‘Worse Off’ Because Of Trump

Reprinted with permission from Shareblue. Donald Trump never tires of taking credit for President Barack Obama’s economy — even if most Americans disagree — but the promises he made to “forgotten” Americans have been nothing but failures. One group that has been particularly hurt by Trump’s broken promises is steelworkers, whom Trump has repeatedly and ostentatiously shafted. Trump […]

January 17, 2018
The logo of Glencore is pictured in front of the company's headquarters in the Swiss town of Baar, November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer

Introducing Glencore, Rapacious Global Lord

Never heard of Glencore? Neither had I. Not merely big, it’s colossal — the tenth largest corporation in the world — with 160,000 employees in more than 50 countries on six continents. It produces and trades coal, oil, gas, metals, minerals, foodstuffs, and other commodities.

May 18, 2016