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Today's Teamster Nws 04.30.12

How Apple Sidesteps Billions in Taxes  New York Times   ...with a handful of employees in a small office here in Reno, Apple has done something central to its corporate strategy: it has avoided millions of dollars in taxes in California and 20 other states...
Urban revolution is coming  Salon   ...There’s a parallel here to what happened back in the 1930s. When the stock market crash occurred in 1929, the real big protests didn’t start until 1933, and then you really started to see a mass movement emerging. We may be coming to that stage right now, because the depression, recession, whatever you want to call it, is not over – there’s still mass unemployment, and people are losing their houses left and right, and people are realizing that this is not just a little blip...
FEC Disclosure Loophole Closes On Secret Donors As Court Won't Stay Ruling  Huffington Post   ...A court ruling requiring non-disclosing political groups -- including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Koch brothers' Americans for Prosperity -- to disclose their donors is one step closer to going into effect after a district court refused to stay its ruling in the face of an appeal...
Packers' Star Charles Woodson Defends WI Workers' Freedoms & Rights.mov  youtube.com   ...At a breakfast sponsored by Politico in Washington, DC, Green Bay Packers' star Charles Woodson defends Wisconsin workers' freedoms and rights...
South Bend celebrates Workers' Memorial Day Friday  WNDU   ...Local Labor Chief Tony Flora opened the ceremony with this interesting fact. Just a century ago, 12 people died building the titanic, and they were written off as a cost of business...