Monday, May 23, 2016

May 23 News Update

Explaining the Anthropocene: An interview with Ian Angus
Rift Between Labor and Environmentalists Threatens Democratic Turnout Plan *
Company Says It’s Been Indicted for California Oil Spill *
Climate, Jobs, and Justice: A plan for a just transition to a climate-safe economy
Arctic oil drilling: outcry as Norway opens new areas to exploration
Canada's Trans Mountain oil pipeline clears hurdle despite fears for seaway
Humans damaging the environment faster than it can recover, UN finds
Prosperous Mexican Farms Suck Up Water, Leaving Villages High and Dry *
Officials Investigated Over Inquiry Into Exxon Mobil’s Climate Change Research *
Heat Wave in India Sets a Record: 123.8 Degrees *
What Are Donald Trump’s Views on Climate Change? Some Clues Emerge *

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Fast Food Workers Will Vote On Joining Service Workers Union

Temer Carries out 'Coup Against the Working Class'

      Loach with his producer Rebecca O’Brien and jury president George
      Miller as I, Daniel Blake wins in Cannes.
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Ken Loach stuns at Cannes 2016 with Palme d'Or win for I, Daniel Blake

Global inequality is much worse than we’ve been told
Labour government would 'rewrite the rules' of the economy
Kroger workers reject company's offer and authorize strike
 2,000 Boston public school students walk out of class to protest budget cuts
Amazon Proves Infertile Soil for Unions, So Far *
C.E.O.-Worker Pay Gap Stays Wide Despite Wage Hikes: Unions *
White House Increases Overtime Eligibility by Millions *
Grad students challenge union on the meaning of ‘work’
Labor peace at CNH, wage increases approved
Thousands rally against Rauner's union-weakening demands
Actually, The World Is Staying Home
New NHS contract will hit weekday service, doctors fear
Oklahoma governor vetoes abortion bill that would have criminalized providers
Labor Unions Tell Congress to Oppose Puerto Rico 'Rescue' Bill
Volkswagen Group Gives 120,000 Workers A Healthy Raise
Total Workers Vote to Halt Three Refineries in Labor Law Protest
Rifts Over Welfare Law Resurface as Aid Shrinks *
In Sweden, an Experiment Turns Shorter Workdays Into Bigger Gains *    
US Labor Against the War: 2016 Natl Assembly Reportback
Long Beach harbor leaders may approve labor deal, port budget
Greek Lawmakers Narrowly Approve Austerity Legislation *
In fight with Allina over health insurance, nurses not backing down

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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