Wednesday, January 20, 2016

January 20 News Update

Baghdad security
Facing slow govt response, ordinary people act to stem Flint water crisis
Bill McKibben: How to drive a stake through the heart of zombie fossil fuel
Environmentalists warn of disaster for Everglades if oil fracking bill passes
World's oceans warming at increasingly faster rate, new study finds

UK doctors suspend planned two-day strike amid
UK doctors suspend planned two-day strike amid talks

How the Oscars began as a tool for union-avoidance
22nd annual Screen Actors Guild awards

Raise the rates.
The Austerity Agenda in Sheep’s Clothing

Hundreds of low-wage Portland airport service workers unionize
Labor union vows to support CSU faculty if it strikes
Baggage handlers at PDX vote to join Machinists Union
'Staggering' 18,800 Iraqi civilians killed since 2014
Tunisian city under curfew after unemployment rally
China's growth rate hits 25-year low
Bakers demand union recognition
Workers rally, deliver petitions to boost minimum wage
Jos Williams Retiring
Gunmen Kill at Least 19 at University in Pakistan *
PotashCorp shuts down New Brunswick mine, cuts 430 jobs
BBC Journalist Turned Away From Flight to U.S. Because She Was Born in Iran *
California: Two Killed in Greyhound Rollover *

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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