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Back at the Carrier Plant, Workers Are Still Fighting on Their Own

Original story at The Nation• 6 mentions • 7 days ago

The Nation 7 days ago

 
Donald Trump swept into the Carrier furnace
 plant in Indianapolis on December 1, 2016, just weeks after his Election Day victory, with his vice president, former Indiana governor Mike Pence, at his side. Touring the factory, Trump patted workers on the shoulder and gave an awkward thumbs-up to the cameras before striding to a podium to make his “Mission Accomplished” speech: As he’d promised on the campaign trail, Trump was there to tell the workers that Carrier would not be closing the plant, which the company had decided to shutter nearly a year before. Even as he downplayed his original ...
 
 
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