Thursday, September 13, 2012

September 13 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.

Janitors plan one-day solidarity strike for teachers
In Chicago, striking teachers draw support from parents

Chicago Teachers Push Back Against Neoliberal Education Reform

Other unions show support for teachers

Charter Schools Stay Open During Strike, But Solidarity Lurks Inside

How Chicago Teachers Reached the Boiling Point
No end in sight for Chicago strike

Push to Add Charter Schools Hangs Over Strike

Studies: Wind potentially could power the world

S.Africa may halt shale gas work if it pollutes water: minister
Liberia forests sold off in secret logging contracts: report
Charges reveal a new strategy against illegal immigration

France steers careful path to labor reform

Union's board ratifies Save Mart contract

Portugal Labor Unions Plan Strikes Against Austerity Measures

Cornerstone's Embassy Suites Irvine Workers on Strike

CAW strike would halt key vehicle production

Sickened South African Mine Workers Seek Justice in Courts

Catholic school board workers vote to continue strike

Pussy Riot should be freed – PM

What's behind the NFL ref lockout?

U.S. Income Gap Rose, Sign of Uneven Recovery

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