Tuesday, March 27, 2012

March 27 News Update

Each Monday-Friday, by 9AM Central, we’ll post links to news stories and analytical articles of interest to working people. Sometimes they will be accompanied by editorial commentary. Stories from the New York Times will be followed with a *. The Times pay wall policy allows free access to only about ten articles a month.

1 in 5 pharmacies hinders teen access to 'morning-after' pill: study
Decade of Extreme Weather Bears Fingerprint of Climate Change
Shadow of 'Anthropocene' falls over Rio Summit
Union drive among graduate student workers falls short
Vermont Postal Unions and Occupy Unite to Save the Mail
Grad Students Plan Counterattack After Michigan Gov. Signs Law Denying Rights
T-Mobile Takes the Low Road, Closes U.S. Call Centers with 3,300 Workers
Shrinking Middle Class and Crumbling Infrastructure Have Ties That Bind
Trumka Calls for NLRB’s Flynn to Resign Immediately
Panera Workers Vote for Representation by Bakery Workers Union
Nurses: Health Care Crisis Will Continue No Matter How Court Rules
Taunton Hospital Closure Plans Stirring Fierce Battle on Beacon Hill
Breaking Up with the Sierra Club
Rail unions claim BNSF's medical reporting policy violates federal laws
Israel Railways workers prepare to strike on Tuesday
Report: Oil spill culprit for heavy toll on coral
Food security focus fuels new worries over crop chemicals
Worker strikes cripple German airports
Emissions from tar sands will be worse than expected
Internal GM Plan Foresees Plant Closures in Europe
Ontario girds for cuts ahead of today's budget
Protesters invite Duncan to 'walk a mile in their shoes'
NDP's Mulcair demands action on Aveos shutdown
North Sea gas leak exclusion zone
It's not a wrap for contract talks between IATSE and producers
Obama, allies at odds over ‘jobs bill’set to pass Congress on Tuesday
Power plants to face first greenhouse gas limits
Farm laborer advocates recognized
Kansas City rally shows support for Trayvon Martin
Support in U.S. for Afghan War Drops Sharply, Poll Finds *
Indian Tribe Worries Pipeline Will Disturb Graves *
The Nurture of Nuclear Power *

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