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Today's Teamster News 02.28.13

Scalia: Renewing Voting Rights Act a ‘perpetuation of racial entitlement’  MSNBC   ...Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia referred to Congress’s renewal of the Voting Rights Act as the “perpetuation of racial entitlement,” during Wednesday’s Supreme Court hearing on the law—a comment that one voting-rights advocate denounced as “shocking"....

Bill Gates is no Martin Luther King. Actually, he's the antithesis.

1. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated while supporting a sanitation workers' strike in Memphis.
2. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates owns the biggest stake in Republic/Allied Waste, a national waste disposal company.
3. Gates and Republic Services are doing the same thing to sanitation workers as the City of Memphis was doing to them in 1968.

Teamsters represent thousands of Republic/Allied Waste workers.

Today's Teamster News 11.29.12

Stand up to so-called Right to Work in Lansing  Michigan State AFL-CIO   ...We NEED you to come to Lansing to join our team of citizen lobbyists talking to legislators about why we don't need a Right-to-Work fight in Michigan Thursday, November 29th. Many Republican legislators and billionaire Dick DeVos are pushing this right wing agenda and we need your help to stop them...

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