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Today's Teamster News 09.02.12

The slowdown is spreading around the world  The Economist   ...The most perturbing aspect of the current slowdown is that the weakness is so widespread, affecting emerging economies as well as rich countries...
Still No Justice for Mortgage Abuses (opinion)  New York Times   ...The economy will not recover and justice will not be done unless and until the mortgage mess is resolved...
The era of cheap food may be over  The Guardian   ...Farmers have been getting more efficient, increasing the yields of land under production, but this has been offset by two negative factors: policies in the US and the EU that divert large amounts of corn for biofuels and poor harvests caused by the weather...
OOPS: Mitt Romney Calls United States A ‘Company’  ThinkProgress   ...Paul Ryan and I understand how the economy works, we understand how Washington works, we will reach across the aisle and find good people who like us, want to make sure this company deals with its challenges...
Isaac Victim Loses Home; Says Mitt Told Her to Go Home and Call 211  Crooks and Liars   ..."He just told me to, um, there's assistance out there," Chiarello said of her conversation with Romney. "He said, go home and call 211." That's a public service number offered in many states...
Hostess hits Workers with Ultimatum  The Indypendent   ...Management at bankrupt Hostess products - maker of Twinkies, cupcakes, Wonder Bread and other baked goods - hit its unions, notably the Teamsters and the Bakery Workers (BCTGM), with a "last, best and final" offer ultimatum on August 16...
Coast Gears: Teamsters Labor Day weekend car show  First Coast News   ...Teamsters Local 512 held a Labor Day weekend car show and cookout at its Lane Avenue location on the Westside Saturday...