Thursday, April 5, 2012

April 5 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.

Honoring Dr. King by Continuing His Struggle
Greek unrest after man's suicide
Italy labor reform: more costs, but flexibility
Giant, Safeway workers approve new contract
Detroit Labor War Gears Up
Americans brace for next foreclosure wave
Poland to ban Monsanto's GM maize
Yahoo! axes workers in latest turn-around bid
Bad weather delays Total mission to stricken North Sea rig
Ice age data bolsters greenhouse gas, warming link
Unions Struggle to Regroup As Verizon’s Hits Keep Coming
Arctic climate change causing droughts, floods, and heat waves outside the north
Lakotas launch hunger strike against tar sands pipelines
West Virginia retirees occupy — and win
China’s workers emboldened: Strikes escalate in March
Mississippi bill may force state's only abortion clinic to close
Federal job cuts could be higher than projected
Montreal tuition protest leads to nearly 80 arrests
Chile court approves Patagonia dam
Chancellor asks Santa Monica College to put two-tier plan on hold
Maid’s Cries Cast Light on Child Labor in India *
Plan to Let Poultry Plants Inspect Birds Is Criticized *
W. Va Coal Mine Where Blast Killed 29 to Be Sealed *
Work Is Halted at Subway Site After Fatal Crane Collapse *

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