Monday, October 15, 2012

October 15 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.

Protest in downtown Las Vegas draws thousands of union workers
It’s Up to All of Us to Protect Social Security

Italian Students Rally to Save Education as Protests Erupt Across Country

Ruling on coal ash stymied in election year

A Risky Lifeline for Seniors Is Costing Some Their Homes
TransCanada reproached by NEB over pipeline compliance

Deepwater pipe blamed for new slick
Last-Ditch Bid in Texas to Try to Stop Oil Pipeline
Worker Cooked to Death at California Tuna Plant
South Africa police arrest 72 Gold Fields miners

XL Foods to bring back 800 laid-off Alberta workers

Zellers workers protest Target openings in Calgary

Thunder Bay service workers fight to get by

Fisheries union bashes deal

Nuclear sub in collision off US coast
Global wheat and corn stocks to fall in 2013, says US government
Little-regulated pharmacies that mix drugs for individuals stir up concerns

Romney’s Go-To Economist
Social Security benefits to rise 1% to 2% in 2013

Children of locked-out workers tell their story

Job openings grow across Minnesota, but quality remains poor

Austerity Protests Are Rude Awakening in Portugal

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