Thursday, July 16, 2015

July 16 News Update

California’s Drought Is Part of a Much Bigger Water Crisis
China begins construction of 'world's tallest' dam

Greek Parliament accepts austerity; protests erupt on Athens' streets
Clashes heat up in Athens
What relief? Greek economy on its knees despite bailout deal
Greece, Its Back to the Wall, Adopts Austerity Steps *

Photo of wage march
Hundreds march on Minneapolis City Hall for worker rights, higher wages

The Trans-Pacific Partnership — Is It Bad for Your Health?
Space Needle, Unite Here fail to reach new labor contract
Obama intervenes in NJ Transit labor fight
IMF warns that Greece needs more debt relief
British unions outraged as government moves to restrict strikes
Locomotive rear-ends train; 18 cars derail, lube oil spills
Almost a third of California households struggle to pay bills
Labor Dept.: 'Most workers are employees'
Calif. recognizes cheerleaders as employees
Dominican deports thousands back to Haiti
Japan divided over military legislation
'Atom spy' Ethel Rosenberg's conviction in new doubt after testimony released
First A-bomb victims were Americans downwind of test site
Labor Scrutiny for FIFA as a World Cup Rises in the Desert *

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.

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