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Today's Teamster News 11.24.11

As Work Goes Global, Will Holidays Disappear?  Bloomberg   ...With more and more business conducted across borders, workers find it increasingly difficult to rest on national or religious holidays...
Teamsters sue to keep Mexican trucks out  Detroit News   ..."Opening the border to these dangerous, dirty trucks is an attack on highway safety, an attack on American truckers and warehouse workers, an attack on border security and an attack on our environment," said Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa...
Wisconsin led nation in Oct job losses  The Cap Times   ...No press release from the Governor's office on this one...
Fatalism and the American Dream  New York TImes   ...(A) report, which examined economic and social mobility in 10 Western countries, found that Americans actually appear to have less control over their success in life than their counterparts do...
The Average Bush Tax Cut For The 1 Percent This Year Will Be Greater Than The Average Income Of The Other 99 Percent  Think Progress   ... congress’ fiscal super committee failed to craft a deficit reduction package due to Republican refusal to consider tax increases on the super wealthy...
Live Blog for #Occupy Movement: Protests, Events Planned for Black Friday & Thanksgiving  firedoglake   ...With many encampments still setup around the country, it is to be expected that there will be stories of occupations having Thanksgiving at their camps...

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