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United Airlines Mechanics Call for Pension Reinstatement During Informational Pickets at Airports Across the U.S.   ...On Monday, United Airlines (UAL) professional aviation mechanics represented by the Teamsters Union held informational pickets at 10 major airports around the country to let the public know they may be forced to strike if the company refuses to keep its promise to reinstate the workers’ pension plans...

U.S. middle class ranks 27th in wealth

America is the richest country in the world.


A new study shows the U.S. ranks 27th in the world when it comes to middle-class wealth.

Here's more bad news: Wages fell faster in the first quarter of 2013 than they have at any time in the last 65 years.

Though the U.S. ranks first in overall wealth, average Americans don't get a fair share of the wealth they create.

AlterNet came up with a list that explains why:


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