Tuesday, June 27, 2017

June 27 News Update


Carbon in Atmosphere Is Rising, Even as Emissions Stabilize *
How Americans Think About Climate Change *
‘A Redder Shade of Green’ explores intersections of science and socialism
World mayors urge G20 leaders to 'save the planet'
California Sending Surplus Solar Power to Other States
New study confirms the oceans are warming rapidly

Senate Health Bill Reels as C.B.O. Predicts 22 Million More Uninsured *
These Are the Key Takeaways From the Senate Health Care Bill *


Parliament Square London protest against Tory coalition with the DUP. Photograph: Marko Djurica/Reuters
Abortion rights for Northern Irish women in UK 'must be addressed'
May faces backlash from Scotland and Wales over £1bn Tory-DUP deal

SAG-AFTRA seeks strike authorization as contract deadline nears
Rubbish piles raise health fears in strike-hit Greece
Ct State worker unions to vote on labor agreement
LA seeks $1.45 million from Carl's Jr. for minimum-wage violations
Ontario's Basic Income Experiment
RMT poised to rejoin the Labour Party
Three-quarters of world has little or no confidence in Trump
What jobs will still be around in 20 years?
Lawsuit Targets Petaluma Poultry
Polish government widely condemned over morning-after pill law
Britain’s Broken Ladder of Social Mobility *
3 CNN Journalists Resign After Retracted Story on Trump Ally *
How a Rising Minimum Wage Affects Jobs in Seattle *


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Friday, June 23, 2017

June 23 Week In Review Now Online

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June 23 News Update


In wind-powered Iowa, Trump blasts wind energy as a bird killer
Risky gold rush: Indonesia tackles illegal mining boom
Norway issues $1bn threat to Brazil over rising Amazon destruction
Overheated French male bus drivers don skirts in defiance of dress code

Tests on 600 tower blocks find seven with Grenfell Tower-style cladding
Deadly London Tower Blaze Began in Hotpoint Fridge Freezer *

Senate Republicans release healthcare bill that will affect coverage for millions
Shifting Funds From Poor to Rich Is Key for the Health Bill *
How Senate Republicans Plan to Dismantle Obamacare *
Where Senators Stand on the Health Care Bill *


Wrangell municipal workers hit the picket line

Millions Around The World Are Still Threatened with Starvation
Home care workers ratify new contract
Striking Wireless Workers Make Their Voices Heard
Striking Wireless Workers Make Their Voices Heard
Governing Madrid
The U.S. is where the rich are the richest
Fighting for Survival in India's Deadly Mines
Hamburg Girds for 100,000 G-20 Protestors
Brexit Talks Set to Begin amid Chaos in London
UMWA concerned about voluntary MSHA program
Murray makes good on promise to sue John Oliver
Google Maps honors indigenous lands in Canada
Thousands Attend Funeral for Muslim Teen Who Was Murdered in Virginia
Tim Kaine: U.S. strikes on Syrian forces ‘completely illegal’
Brazil: workers’ rights under threat from government reforms
Hagerstown approves new labor deal for union workers
Re-3 giving $1.1M in raises for 2017-18
Labor leader seals James Connolly center deal with $50,000 pledge
US judge halts deportation of more than 100 Iraqi Christians
Federal Judges Move to Unblock Anti-Gay Law in Mississippi *


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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

June 16 News Update


Trump goes for bust on the national-populist trail. What did you expect?
Official says more Hanford nuke mishaps likely

Pictures of missing people
Police launch criminal inquiry into Grenfell Tower blaze
Theresa May’s Hurricane Katrina
Experts warned government against cladding material used on Grenfell
'Unforgivable': local Labour MP vents fury over Grenfell Tower fire

Jeremy Corbyn - No More Austerity
Labour’s Permanent Reformation


Protesters tell right-wing ‘Anti-Sharia’ marches: ‘Muslims are welcome here’

Rebuilding the American labor movement—the Southern front
People of Color Union Members to celebrate Juneteenth
Unions to march in Pride Parade
Rebuild Capacity in Public Hospitals
Missouri Senate passes new restrictions on abortion in late-night vote
OSHA reminds employers to protect workers as summer heat settles in KC area
Southern Baptists Condemn 'Alt-Right' White Supremacy
Most believe Trump tried to interfere with Russia investigation: poll
Inside Trump's secretive immigration court
Yoko Ono could get songwriting credit for Imagine – 46 years late
US signs deal to supply F-15 jets to Qatar after Trump terror claims
Russia accuses US of deploying missiles in Syria
Egyptian regime responds to economic crisis by repressing workers
Seattle Storm Take Progressive Tack With Planned Parenthood Partnership *


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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

June 12 Week In Review Now Online

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June 12 News Update


US bucks trend amid increases for clean energy research
Finland Works, Quietly, to Bury Its Nuclear Reactor Waste *
A Crack in Antarctic Ice Shelf Is the Size of Delaware *

UK Election: Labour Surge Gives Unions a Chance
The Blueprint
A stunning result for Corbyn and Labour
Donald Trump's state visit to Britain put on hold
How Jeremy Corbyn turned a youth surge into general election votes

Democrats in Split-Screen: Base Wants It All. Party Wants to Win. *
Sanders lambasts 'absolute failure' of Democratic party's strategy

Thousands march in US for LGBT rights under Trump
NDP leadership candidates clash over pipelines
The Use of Forced Labor in Private Immigration Detention Centers
U. of C. student library employees win election to unionize
3 U.S. Soldiers Are Killed and a 4th Is Wounded by an Afghan Soldier *
U.S.-Led Forces Said to Have Used White Phosphorus in Syria *
To Understand Betsy DeVos’s Educational Views, View Her Education *
Rodriguez retiring after 39 years of leadership in public education
Jammu Kashmir Awami Workers Party launched
‘Trump is an idiot, but don’t underestimate how good he is at that’
Trump's $1tn 'infrastructure plan' is a giveaway to the rich
Ahead of ‘Brexit,’ Britons Face Economic Pinch at Home *
Puerto Rico Votes for U.S. Statehood Amid Low Turnout *


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