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What if the G20 Fails?? Obama’s takeover of the auomobile industry; and we meet authors of two books right off the press!

Alert! Radio #120 - Economist Michel Chossudovsky discusses the clash of agendas at the G20 meetings; Sam Gindin talks about the shape of the North American auto industry in the wake of President Obama’s new directives and offers a better alternative; Bryan Palmer talks about his new book, Canada’s 1960s; Cy Gonick interviews Judy Rebick about her new book, Transforming Power.


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