Thursday, August 6, 2015

August 6 News Update

Canada monitors environmental activists
These 6 SEIU members are fighting for clean power
California: Spring Oil Spill Estimate Grows *
Puerto Rico: Water Rationing Is Extended *

Japan marks 70th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing
Hiroshima atomic bomb: a simple toll of a bell signals the moment 80,000 died
As their numbers dwindle, Hiroshima survivors pass on painful memories
Witnesses to Hiroshima Bomb Pass Along Their Stories *

Bernie Sanders should stop ducking foreign policy
Edward Snowden on the man who inspired his work
Salon Recognizes Editorial Staff Move to Join Writers Guild of America, East
Court Agrees with Local 896, University Must Negotiate Fee Reimbursement
U.S. drone hits Syria in first lethal strike launched from Turkey
Misery deepens for those in Puerto Rico who can't leave
Kansas ends $25 limit on ATM withdrawals of cash benefits
The Pope's Message in Bolivia and to the World
Ct State Labor Department lays off 95 workers, closes job centers
2 unions threaten action over DuPont safety record
Whose Lives Matter?
Tony Blair could face trial for ‘illegal’ Iraq war
Texas ID Law Violated Voting Rights Act, Panel Says *
The Tale of an Anxious Recovery, Told by a Textile Mill *
Norway: Party’s Youth Camp to Reopen at Island Site of 2011 Massacre *
Manslaughter Charges After Queens Worker Dies in Pit Collapse *

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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