Building Bridges Radio: The Toyota you don't know, oil prices, Atlantic City Casino workers want to be dealt a fair hand

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"The Toyota You Don't Know"
with Charlie Charles Kernaghan and Barbara Briggs, National Labor Committee

Toyota, may be known for environmentally friendly cars, but that "sensitivity" hardy extends to its treatment of its workers in Japan, U.S. , Burma and the Philippines. Building Bridges previews a new expose, "The Toyota You Don't Know" a study in abuse.

What's Driving the Price of Oil?
With James Paul, Ex. Dir., Global Policy Forum

Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said Sunday, at a high-level oil summit that Saudi Arabia is willing to pump more oil if customers need it - will this stem the skyrocketing price of oil at the pump? Is the price of oil driven by speculators, the high fuel taxes in consuming countries and increased oil consumption in developing economies? Is the price of oil driven by the record profits of the oil companies and lack of conservation especially in the U.S?
Atlantic City Casino Workers Want to be Dealt a Fair Hand
With Ed Little, dealer at Trump Plaza and Sharon Masino, dealer at Caesar's Palace
Casino dealers, slot technicians, keno and simulcast workers won six U.A.W. union representation elections at four major Atlantic City casinos. While the owners make huge profits, casino workers wages, health care benefits and working conditions have deteriorated. And, despite the overwhelming pro-union majorities in the elections, casino operators are playing Russian Roulette with workers seeking a contract.

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