Monday, August 10, 2015

August 10 News Update

Million gallon wastewater spill shuts down Colorado river
A Once-Flourishing Pima Cotton Industry Withers in an Arid California *

Why the US nuclear budget grows while the stockpile of warheads shrinks
W. E. B. Du Bois to Malcolm X: Untold History of the Movement to Ban the Bomb

Jeremy Corbyn says campaign has caught the public mood
Corbyn mania grips British left, with popularity surging since Labour loss

Canada election 2015: a guide to the parties, polls and electoral system
Tom Mulcair and Canada's New Democrat party lead push for change

Hourly workers launch ‘Minneapolis Works’ campaign
Industrial unions plan manufacturing summit
‘Teach for America’ Teachers Can Join the Union
APA votes not to participate in torture
UN: Migrant situation in Greece 'total chaos'
Tube strike FAQ: myths busted and questions answered
Most Railroads Won’t Meet Deadline for Safety Controls, Report Says *
Frances Oldham Kelsey, Who Saved U.S. Babies From Thalidomide, Dies at 101 *
Bernie Sanders, After Call From Obama, Announces Support for Iran Deal *
Pain of Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis Is Weighing on the Little Guy, Too *
Contract expires for metro Atlanta AT&T union
Airport contractor refuses to bargain with Machinists

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.

We take a closer look at news stories in our companion Week In Review blog, hosted at: KC Labor at WordPress

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