UAW sees battle for American dream in grim Flint


By Nick Carey FLINT, Michigan, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Don Spillman says he's here to defend the American dream. "The American dream is to be able to buy a house, a car and raise a family," said Spillman, 67, a retired General Motors Corp worker who used to be chairman of the United Auto Workers union Local 599. "Either we fight for job security now or the middle class will be destroyed and that dream will be gone." Spillman's words were echoed by workers on this and other picket lines in ...

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