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  1. Ralph Nader Interview: On General MotorsThe longtime consumer advocate on the latest scandal in the auto industry.
  2. Frank Rich: GOP Won’t Surrender in Obamacare WarIt’s the only issue Republicans have in the midterms.
  3. Review Links General Motors Defect to 303 DeathsThe company only linked 12 deaths to an ignition defect.
  4. wage gap
    First Female CEO of GM Currently Making Less Than PredecessorThe wage gap of the one percent.
  5. glass ceilings
    First Female Auto CEO Likes Camaros and JeansAlso, breaking glass ceilings.
  6. Romney’s Insanely Dishonest Auto Bailout DefenseRemembering a not-too-distant time when Republicans decried “Gangster Government.”
  7. United Auto Workers and GM Reach Tentative AgreementWould cover 48,500 union workers.
  8. Talk Box: Texas Governor Not Impressed With GM’s IPORick Perry thinks private-sector acquisitions would have absorbed job loss if the government allowed GM to go under.
  9. GM Just Set the Record for the Largest IPO in American HistoryIt expects to raise $23.1 billion.
  10. GM: Not A Bad Investment!It looks like the taxpayers might make money off the bailout.
  11. Tim Geithner: Prone to ‘Odd Fits of Giggling’The auto industry gives Tim Geithner the giggles.
  12. In an Effort to Shake Off Government Control, GM Files for an IPOThe company expects to raise between $10 billion and $15 billion.
  13. GM Emerges From Bankruptcy, Much Faster Than ExpectedWith the sale of its good assets to a government-controlled group, the auto giant exits Chapter 11.
  14. We Like the New GM Ad and We’re Not Ashamed to Admit ItIt’s not fashionable to say anything nice about the American car companies, but Hugo Lindgren does not like the alternative.
  15. GM Bankruptcy Declared ‘Anticlimactic,’ TitillatingGM’s bankruptcy filing is emotional for some.
  16. GM Will Likely Shut Down Plants for Longer This SummerAs opposed to the normal two-week production break, sources at GM say the company may take up to nine weeks off in order to reduce inventory.
  17. In Detroit, Obama Administration Takes the WheelThe president pushes out the CEO of GM and gives it, and Chrysler, some firm deadlines.
  18. Is Bankruptcy the Answer for Automakers?Today’s editorial pages are full of opinions on the Detroit mess.
  19. The Tide Is High, But the Downturnaround Is Holding OnSure, the markets are tanking, but the Noels are still lunching, and a bank in New York is actually HIRING. And other things to feel hopeful about, in our semi-regular digest of good economic news.
  20. $17.4 Billion Auto Bailout ApprovedThe president’s new plan puts responsibility in the lap of President-elect Obama.