Monday, March 18, 2013

March 18 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.

Cambodian Workers Camp Out, Hunger Strike Against Walmart and H&M - See more at:
FBI snooping provision ruled unconstitutional
Telecoms firm hails 'significant victory' over FBI

Euro Zone Reaches Deal on Cyprus Bailout
Turmoil in Cyprus Over a Bailout Rattles Europe *

Great Lakes experiencing 'new stresses'
Enbridge ordered to dredge more oil from Kalamazoo River
Climate change could turn polar bears brown, study says
Maryland death row inmates in limbo
2 Tire Factories With Different Trajectories Reveal Social Schisms in France *
Right to Lawyer Can Be Empty Promise for Poor *
University of Tennessee Wins Approval for Hydraulic Fracturing Plan *
Mississippi Tells Public Schools to Develop Policies Allowing Prayers *
‘No Confidence’ Vote for Head of NYU *
Ethanol Surplus May Lift Gas Prices *
In Missouri, utility digging defies reform
Student Guestworkers Pressure McDonald's
More than 250 arrested in Montreal anti-police brutality protest
Worker Is Crushed by Garbage Truck Compactor in Brooklyn *
Dust from demolition of hundreds of KC homes poses health risk
NLRB to appeal power-stripping ruling to Supreme Court
Ending the Dues Check-Off: Forcing Union Renewal?
Civil servants plan further strike
Climate debate cut from British curriculum for children up to 14

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