Friday, March 4, 2016

March 4 News Update

Gunmen Kill Honduran Indigenous Environmentalist Leader Berta Cáceres
US seeks end to Yellowstone grizzly protections
A Legal Win for the EPA
US agency reaches 'holy grail' of battery storage sought by Elon Musk and Gates
Leading brands unsure if palm oil in products comes from rainforest land
Making concrete green: reinventing the world's most used synthetic material
First ministers to pursue 'carbon pricing mechanism.' Meaning what, exactly?
Protesters camp out near Benny in opposition to logging on aboriginal lands
Flint Is in the News, but Lead Poisoning Is Even Worse in Cleveland *
Divide Grows in Southeast Over Offshore Drilling Plan *

Rolling Sickouts Expose Unsafe Detroit Schools

Federal labor leaders might need hard hats to protect against GOP bills

Wisconsin anti-immigrant bills protested

Brazil on course for worst recession in century
Sargent Workers Win Solid Agreement In Just One Day of Bargaining
Teamster Widow Calls on U.S Senate to Protect Pensions
Pensioners share their bread with migrants at Greek border
Federal mediators to intervene in dispute between Stop & Shop, labor union
Brown-Forman, union settle; furloughs for some
Seattle sued over city ordinance that allows Uber, Lyft drivers to unionize
George Clooney interview: ‘Donald Trump is a xenophobic fascist’
As strike deadline looms, janitors pick up support
Unions to rally behind laid-off Steelworkers on Day 1 of legislative session
Child care organizing drive ends
Xi Jinping’s Remedy for China’s Economic Gloom Has Echoes of Reaganomics *
Pension Benefit Cuts Planned at T.V.A., Breaking a Federal Firewall *

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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