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Today's Teamster News 11.25.12

With Biggest Strike Against Biggest Employer, Walmart Workers Make History Again  The Nation   ...worker activists and staff organizers have long been talking about it as an escalation, not a climax. While on the picket line Thursday and Friday, workers were already talking about striking again, and hoping that their courage this time would embolden more workers to join in the next...
The Giant Lie Trotted Out by Fiscal Conservatives Trying to Shred Social Security  Alternet   ...Here are five clear reasons why the life expectancy argument is nonsensical, counterproductive and based on a pack of lies...
10,000 anti-austerity protesters march in Dublin against government plans for more cuts, taxes  Associated Press   ...The demonstrators were from a wide range of anti-tax campaigns, labor unions and community groups...
More on the Economic Effects of Superstorm Sandy  Economic Populist   ...Sandy set employment back on it's heels for some time to come...
Poor management, not union intransigence, killed Hostess (opinion)  Los Angeles Times   ...It failed because the people that ran it had no idea what they were doing...
Preventing Armageddon Would Cost Only $100 Million … But Congress Is Too Thick to Approve the Fix  zero hedge   ...well-known physicist Michio Kaku and other members of the American Physical Society asked Congress to appropriate $100 million to harden the country’s electrical grid against solar flares...