Tuesday, December 12, 2017

December 12 News Update

California wildfires scorch area bigger than New York City and Boston
Plan to Burn Hurricane Debris Sparks Health Fears in U.S. Virgin Islands
Tax Bill Impact: What Happens to Renewable Energy?
Macron awards US scientists grants to move to France in defiance of Trump
Why did climate scientists emit 30,000 tonnes of C02 this weekend?

Jeremy Corbyn’s Geneva speech

With picket lines up, striking Oakland workers enter mediation
Second freight rail labor pact reached
Why are America's farmers killing themselves in record numbers?
Hoffa Suspends Opponents from Union Membership
Workers at Auxvasse Dollar General vote to unionize
Election 2018: a Battle Over #Fightfor15
A grim picture of working class finances
New NLRB General Counsel seeks reversal of all pro-worker rulings
Sonoma County government employees ask to put off contract talks for a year
Europe’s Thirst for Cheap Labor Fuels a Boom in Disposable Workers *
Hyundai labor union stages more strikes this week
Paid Parental Leave in New York *
Canada and Honduras: Election Fraud is Only the Latest Outrage
Pentagon says transgender people can enlist in US military at start of new year
'We're here to stay': the Guardian invites Dreamers to guest-edit our US edition
Portland homeless crisis: sportswear CEO's threat prompts soul-searching
In Turkey, academics asking for peace are accused of terrorism
Tax Plan’s Biggest Cuts Could Be in Living Standards *

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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