Wednesday, August 19, 2015

August 19 News Update

EPA's methane rule a 'first step' but may downplay problem
Newly Exposed Methane Threat Trumps Latest 'False Solution' on Emissions
Germany's lessons on climate policy
Phosphorous levels could 'choke out' living things in Bedford watershed
Fear of Toxic Air and Distrust of Government Follow Tianjin Blasts *

UE Kicks Off 74th Convention with Inspiring Sunday Session
Young Activists Learn UE History and Learn About Logistics Industry
UE Young Activists Get Briefing on Black Lives Matter

Thursday Solidarity Rally With NNU Nurses at KC Research
In Houston, wheels on the bus go (almost) all through the town
The Voting Rights Act, 50 years later
Area Transit Workers Score Two Wins
Paving over Indian history in Ky. village
Planned Parenthood strikes back with TV ads
Inflation Robs Russians of Buying Power *
Tony Gleaton, 67, Dies, Leaving Legacy in Pictures of Africans in the Americas *
Italy Arrests Ship’s Captain and Crew Over Suffocation Deaths of 49 Migrants *
Book Ban in Venice Ignites a Gay Rights Battle *
Prison Guard ‘Beat Up Squad’ Is Blamed in New York Inmate’s Death *
Hurricane Sandy’s Red Tape Makes a Veteran Say, ‘I’d Rather Go Back to Falluja’ *

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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