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Today's Teamster News 02.13.11

'China ready to go to war to safeguard national interests'  Times of India   ...an article in a Communist party magazine has said that Beijing must send a "clear signal" to these countries that it is ready to go to war to safeguard its national interests... Factories Vanish, So Can Innovators  New York Times   ...as time passes, the people who make the iPad and the iPhone day after day — the engineers and factory workers in Asia — may produce the next innovations...
When income grows, who gains?  Economic Policy Institute   ...see how growth in average income was shared between the richest 10% and the other 90% of Americans...
When Democracy Weakens  (Opinoin) New York Times   ...the levers of real power have been all but completely commandeered by the financial and corporate elite...
From Pentagon, a Buy Rating on Contractors  New York Times   ...banking isn’t the only industry where the government has allowed a handful of companies to become too big to fail...
Rallies, Vigils Planned In Response To Gov. Walker's Proposals  Channel 3000   ...State Sen. Jon Erpenbach To Hold Listening Session Sunday...
Kasich insults craftsmen (Opinion)  Toledo Blade   ...He claimed that prevailing-wage laws double the cost of construction projects...
The Best Trucking Companies to Work For  Supply Chain Digital   ...We had to exclude UPS, USPS and FedEx because it would be too easy to put them up as one of the best trucking companies to work for... 
Union taking town to task  (Local 687) Watertown Daily Times   ... The union representative for the town Highway Department claims Supervisor Joseph D. Gray acted improperly during contract negotiations last fall...

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