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Today's Teamster News 11.29.11

Knight: Teamsters’ strength stands up to power (opinion)  Pekin Daily Times   ...in less than a month, the union has shown that a determined few can stand up for themselves; with their union brothers and sisters they can stand up to the rich and powerful...
Walker Recall Effort Says 300,000 Signatures In  Associated Press   ...The United Wisconsin coalition needs 540,208 signatures by Jan. 17 to force a recall election sometime in 2012...
Rich James: Indiana doesn’t need right-to-work legislation (opinion)  Post-Tribune   ...there will be an unwarrated attack upon organized labor. The Republicans, who do the bidding of corporations and other businesses, will seek the passage of a right-to-work bill...
Voting Rights Advocate Held At Gunpoint By SWAT Team With No Warrant  Crooks and Liars   ...Last Monday, attorney Barbara Arnwine was rudely awakened by the sounds of a police raid on her home...
Euro zone crisis biggest threat to global economy-OECD  Reuters   ...The euro zone has already entered a mild recession but much worse could follow unless policy makers take decisive action to get ahead of the market...
Judge Blocks Citigroup Settlement With S.E.C.  New York Times   ... Taking a broad swipe at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s practice of allowing companies to settle cases without admitting that they had done anything wrong, a federal judge on Monday rejected a $285 million settlement between Citigroup and the agency...

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