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Today's Teamster News 02.27.12

April 9-15, 2012 -- 100,000 Americans Will Train for Non-Violent Direct Action  Common Dreams   ...From April 9-15 we will gather across America, 100,000 strong, in homes, places of worship, campuses and the streets to join together in the work of reclaiming our country...
Massive Leak Reveals Criminality, Paranoia Among Corporate Titans  The Yes Men   ...Just as Wall Street has at times let slip their fear of the Occupy Wall Street movement, these leaks seem to show that corporate power is most afraid of whatever reveals "the larger whole" and "broader issues," i.e. whatever brings systemic criminal behavior to light...
Greece sinks to its knees  The Telegraph   ...“They give many reasons, but a common one is financial problems: the crisis, unemployment, losing their job or being fearful of losing their job, a cut in salary so they cannot afford everyday responsibilities,”...
The lesson for the Europeans is that the US fiscal stimulus worked  billy blog   ...the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) has been successful in increasing real GDP growth in the US and reducing the rise in the unemployment rate. Some simple calculations reveal that in the absence of the ARRA US economy would still be in recession. That is, taking a European trajectory...
Thousands form human chain in anti-Putin protest  Associated Press   ...Sunday's protest appeared to have drawn close to the 34,000 people that opposition activists estimated were needed to complete the chain along the Garden Ring, a wide road that makes a loop around the city center...
LSU identifies community conditions related to malnutrition deaths among older adults  Physorg.com   ...2,000 to 3,000 people a year die due to malnutrition-related causes in the U.S...