Thursday, December 17, 2015

December 17 News Update

Dec. 12, 2015 climate change demonstration at the Champs
      Élysées, Paris. (Photo by Jeff Johnson)
A labor report from the Paris climate summit
Break Free from Fossil Fuels--Global Actions May 7-15
Study Shows Climate Change Rapidly Warming World’s Lakes
Mexico's onshore oil auction in surprise sell-out
Belgium restarts nuclear reactor, angers Germany
Fracking under national parks approved by MPs amid acrimony
Daffodils bloom across UK during unseasonal December weather
Seven objections to the Paris climate deal
India, Choking on Pollution, Restricts Vehicle Use in New Delhi *

Navy SEALs, a Beating Death and Claims of a Cover-Up *
A Guide to the NCIS Investigative Report *

California, Seattle may let gig workers organize, form unions
Two Essays on the Uber-Taxi Wars

Union OKs Kohler contract, ending strike
Kohler employees OK new contract, end 32-day strike

ATI Albany Steelworkers: Locked out, but standing proud
House delays vote targeting Planned Parenthood, health law
Democrats resist provision blocking NLRB's joint employer ruling
Israel used 'excessive' force against Palestinians
FBI: Calif. shooters did not support ISIL
Judge declares mistrial in case of cop charged in Gray's death
Trump Las Vegas Hotel Files Objections After Workers Vote to Join Union
City of Portland on track to add hundreds to Rec worker union
Thousands riot in small Dutch town over plan for asylum-seeker centre
Federal Reserve announces first rise in US interest rates since 2006
US and Cuba reach understanding on restoring commercial flights
Alberta's dirty little progressive secret
Thousands March in South Africa to Call for President’s Resignation *

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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