The Teamsters will continue to fight against opening the border to unsafe Mexican trucks now that an appeals court upheld the U.S. Department of Transportation's cross-border trucking pilot program.
It hardly seems right that the trucking industry's greed would force open U.S. borders to a country as lawless as Mexico.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership, aka NAFTA on steroids, is also known as Taking Peoples' Power. That's because corporate lobbyists are trying to influence it to change U.S. laws they don't like.
We're starting to wonder why we hear more about Iraq than about Mexico, which is, you know, just across the U.S. border.
On Saturday, 14 people were murdered in or near Monterrey. Try finding a U.S. news report about it.
GMA News reports 158 Mexican police were arrested yesterday in two northern Mexican towns for links to drug dealers.
Michigan's Own Scott Walker-Style Showdown Is Coming Mother Jones ...A senior labor official with the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) tells Mother Jones that unions are ramping up to persuade Snyder not to sign the right-to-work bills next week.
Michigan Republicans brush aside Democrats, union protesters to OK right-to-work legislation Associated Press ...In an audacious flex of political muscle, Republicans in a single day reached the brink of a goal that for years has seemed an all-but-impossible dream: making the labor bastion of Michigan a right-to-work state...
Though the Mexican truck pilot program has been the dismal failure we predicted, Teamster attorneys will nevertheless be in court tomorrow shutting the program down.