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Today's Teamster News 02.06.12

Small Super Bowl protest for anti-union law  Reuters   ...A small group of about 50 activists marched to Lucas Oil Stadium where the Super Bowl will be played later on Sunday to peacefully protest Indiana's new anti-union "right-to-work" law...
Adbusters Calls for 50,000 Protesters to Meet at Chicago’s G8/NATO Summit  In These Times   ...Adbusters, the group credited with inspiring the Occupy Wall Street movement, has once again put out a call for tens of thousands of protesters to flock to Chicago in early May and "set up tents, kitchens, peaceful barricades and #OCCUPYCHICAGO for a month," according to the official statement...
Florida prison privatization push stalls despite big spending  Palm Beach Post   ...Millions of dollars in campaign contributions from for-profit prison companies may not be enough this year to push through a prison privatization plan that is a priority of Gov. Rick Scott and Republican legislative leaders...
Strike Looms As Greek Party Leaders Push For Deal on Reforms  Wall Street Journal   ...Signs of popular protest loomed over Greece's political leaders as they raced to agree on painful reforms, including private-sector pay cuts, needed to win a new bailout agreement to keep the country from defaulting on its debts next month...
The Nine American Cities Nearly Destroyed by the Recession  24/7 Wall St.   ...Norwich-New London, Ct.; Brunswick, Ga.; Abilene, Texas; Wichita Falls, Texas; Flint, Mich.; Champaign-Urbana, Ill.; Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, Calif.; Reno-Sparks, Nev.; Carson City, Nev....
Rep. Mike Michaud (D-ME) urges trade enforcement against China  Manufacture This   ...Three new reports issued by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) and the Law Offices of Stewart and Stewart have found that more 400,000 jobs in the U.S. auto supply chain have been lost since 2000...

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