Tuesday, October 2, 2012

October 2 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.

Detroit water workers defy judge's order to return to their jobs
Hourly wage in Mexico? Union members express fears of legislation

Barry Commoner, Pioneering Environmental Scientist and Activist, Dies at 95

Barry Commoner 1917-2012

Scientist, Candidate and Planet Earth’s Lifeguard

Locked-out musicians regret concert cancellations, seek more talks

Eric Hobsbawm obituary

Evergreen Park teachers vote to strike, poised to strike in 2 other districts

At White House Request, Lockheed Martin Drops Plan to Issue Layoff Notices

Candidates Mum on Climate Change

Half of Great Barrier Reef Lost in Past 3 Decades

Massive fuel plant fire in Winnipeg under control

B.C. rejects proposal for copper and gold mine

Meat safety fears prompt tough questions from Grits, NDP

Striking Catholic school workers return to work Tuesday

Unions fear job losses at private equity-owned Biffa as creditors close in
Doctor Visits Dropping, New Census Figures Show
California Is Latest Stage for Election Battle Over Unions
Judge Rules That Mass Arrests at a 2004 Protest Were Illegal

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