Monday, August 3, 2015

August 3 News Update
White House says carbon emissions cuts legal under Clean Air Act
Obama to Unveil Tougher Climate Plan With His Legacy in Mind *
Why are critics and media silent on Bolivia’s green gains?
Scientists fear spread of Pacific algae bloom
Oklahoma earthquakes blamed on fracking
Portland's bridge-hangers and 'kayaktivists' claim win in Shell protest
Native Alaskans Study and Clean Up a Legacy of Pollution *
Gillian Furst was a warrior for workers, women's rights

Kansas City Minimum Wage Hike? $15 Hourly Pay Proposed By Missouri Activists
In First Contract, UConn Grad Assistants Win Raises and Much More
In Brazil, ex-slaves fight for justice in a system that fails them
F-35 squadron ready for combat, $1T later
Black Lives Matter to strengthen legal tactics
Taiwanese students occupy govt compound
US wages creep up at record-slow pace
How olives explain Greece’s plight
Prosecutor: No charges for other University of Cincinnati officers
How MLK persuaded ‘Star Trek’s’ Lt. Uhura to stay on the show
Chinese Textile Mills Are Now Hiring in Places Where Cotton Was King *
Verizon Workers to Stay on Job Without New Contract *
As Nabisco Ships 600 Jobs Out of Chicago to Mexico, Time To Give Up Oreos
Judge Gives Go-Ahead for Mass Firings of Unionized A&P Grocery Workers
Canada PM calls general elections in October
Is Cuba becoming a haven for LGBT rights?
Australia walks away from Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal talks
Puerto Ricans Brace for Crisis in Health Care *
Jerry Berrigan, a Catholic Peace Activist, Dies at 95 *

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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