Texas Gov. Rick Perry thinks it's wrong for his state to buy American. But James P. Hoffa, general president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, says the former presidential hopeful isn't the only one missing a major opportunity to help put more people back to work.
Republicans: There's No Debt Crisis, We Just Want to Screw the Poor Alternet ...Appearing on Sunday morning talk shows this weekend, Boehner and Ryan revealed that their push for spending cuts is all about ideology — not economic collapse...
Japanese farmers and consumers are rallying today in Tokyo against the latest job-killing trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership. They expect Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to announce soon that Japan will enter talks for the deal, dubbed "NAFTA on steroids."
Watch five days of the 28th International Brotherhood of Teamsters Convention in 11 minutes. For many, the highlight was the singing of Christopher Duffley, a 10-year-old boy who was born blind and autistic but with an amazing voice. Danny DeVito was a huge hit as well, suggesting we outsource the CEOs and bring the jobs back to the USA.
There are plenty of other highlights as well -- you'll just have to watch the whole thing.