Monday, July 8, 2013

July 8 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.

Devastated Lac-Mégantic waits for word of its missing
Leaking oil from Lac-Mégantic disaster affects nearby towns

NSA Ties Put German Intelligence in Tight Spot
South American leaders demand apology in plane row
NSA surveillance: protesters stage Restore the Fourth rallies across US
U.S. Postal Service Logging All Mail for Law Enforcement *
Wiretapping grows and goes mobile
U.S. protects access to data from undersea cables for surveillance
In Secret, Court Vastly Broadens Powers of NSA *
The Power of Britain's Data Vacuum
Edward Snowden was right to run

Jobs Data Is Strong, but Not Too Strong, Easing Fed Fears *
Four Years Into the Recovery We’re Just a Fifth of the Way Out of the Hole

Obama admin delays major requirement of health law
Delay in Obamacare requirement puts onus on the honor system
Delay in a key part of Obamacare raises questions

Crash 'Was Only a Matter of Time'
Asiana pilot had little experience flying Boeing 777

Greed, Globalization and the Dhaka Tragedy
Clothiers Act to Inspect Bangladeshi Factories *

Unpaid internships exploit 'vulnerable generation'
Big Companies Paid a Fraction of Corporate Tax Rate *
Florida Keys Prepare for Sea Level Rise *
Why emergency fire shelters aren't used in Canada
Rich countries' proposal to bypass governments on climate aid rejected
Sequester brings pain to the long-term jobless, report shows
At Last, Hyatt Workers Win Deal—With Room to Grow
Student Debt and the American Dream
Foreign service strike slowing down visa applications
BART service to resume Friday afternoon
Topeka's new Mars Chocolate plant will produce millions of Snickers, M&Ms daily
Harmonious agreement for Kansas City Symphony
A day without pay ahead for Pentagon workers
Costa Rica: Gay Union Bill Slips By *
Air quality deteriorates in Wabush
Global food supply under threat
UC workers union protests over new contracts
DOMA ruling won't affect domestic partners
In Europe, Greener Transit on Existing Infrastructure *

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