Monday, April 9, 2012

April 9 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.

Weekend plus Monday stories

Jobs recovery suffers setback in March
Proof of the Disintegrating Arctic Ice Shelf; China's Weird Weather
Study ties oil, gas production to Midwest quakes
Obama Administration Pushes to Privatize Poultry Inspection
Transit Troubles Provoke National Day of Protests
Bishops say Northern Gateway pipeline hearings must be fair
Plasma centre closure 'exports jobs,' union says
Firefighters protest at Fredericton airport
Strike call from teachers' union
Alternative teaching on evolution and climate could get a green light in Tenn.
California College Postpones Plan to Charge Much More for Popular Courses *
Why We Need an Open Debate on Israel
Furious Israel Bars Günter Grass for Critical Poem
Arrests for Violation of St. Petersburg Anti-Gay Law
Laval blue-collar workers vote to strike
Advocates oppose changes to N.B. endangered species bill
Job growth slowed in March
Contracts expire for many at AT&T; talks ongoing
Welfare Limits Left Poor Adrift as Recession Hit *
Natural Gas Glut Means Drilling Boom Must Slow *
New York Professional Nurses Union Votes to Affiliate with NNU
USW Unions Prepare For 'Day Of Action'
Mandan oil refinery workers prepared to strike
Sony to cut global workforce by 10,000
Unions disappointed in judge’s decision halting child care vote
Peru races to free trapped miners
UK experienced top levels of air pollution in March
Federal Funds to Train the Jobless Are Drying Up *
At Texas Schools, Making Do on a Shoestring *

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