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Today's Teamster News 02.03.14

Rethinking Economics: From the UK, a Global Student Movement Takes Shape  truthout   ...When the financial crisis hit in 2007, economics students at respected institutions around the world found that theories handed down in classrooms failed to explain the reality outside, and an international movement began to demand a change in the way economics is taught...

Today's Teamster News 03.08.13

Senators blast financial regulators over 'prosecution-free zone for large banks'  The Hill   ..."If you're caught with an ounce of cocaine, the chances are good you're going to jail," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) at the Banking Committee hearing. "Evidently, if you launder nearly $1 billion for drug cartels and violate our international sanctions, your company pays a fine and you go home and sleep in your own bed at night."...

The skills gap is phony. Period.

That skills gap you've been hearing about sounds a lot like the fake truck driver shortage the trucking companies are always flogging.

There's no shortage of skilled American workers. The real shortage is people willing to work for slave wages.

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