Tuesday, January 16, 2018

January 16 News Update

Hope Fades for Missing Crew Members as Iranian Oil Tanker Sinks *
Huge Oil Spill Spreads in East China Sea, Stirring Environmental Fears *
Uranium Mining Industry Renews Push Into Bears Ears *
1.5 Degrees Warming and the Search for Climate Justice for the Poor

The other America
Remembering King’s roots in labor and socialist movements

America is spiritually bankrupt. We must fight back together
In Trump’s Immigration Remarks, Echoes of a Century-Old Racial Ranking *
Donald Trump’s Racism: The Definitive List *
The Ethnic Cleansing of America
LeBron James says Donald Trump has allowed racists to operate without fear
Workplace Raids Signal Tactical Shift in Immigration Fight *

North Carolina Municipal Workers Kick Off Bill of Rights Campaign

Jeremy Corbyn is about to transform the Labour party – again
Momentum founder elected to NEC calls for Labour transformation

Individual Mandate Now Gone, G.O.P. Targets the One for Employers *
Abbas Calls Oslo Accords Dead and Blasts U.S.: ‘Damn Your Money!’ *
The Guardian, Britain’s Left-Wing News Power, Goes Tabloid *
As Homeless Take Refuge in Subway, More Officers Are Sent to Help*
Introducing the New Editor of Workday Minnesota
Solidarity with the popular protests in Iran!
Next hurdle for new KCI is union, minority hiring for construction work
The case for the 28-hour work week
Golf Channel scrambles as labor dispute threatens future broadcasts
American Airlines regional workers protest 'poverty-level' pay
Newark-Liberty workers deserve a fair wage
Greek labor unions strike over new austerity bill, right to strike
Trump names lawyer at firm advising him as pick for labor board
Toyota’s unions to demand ¥3,000 pay-scale hike in spring wage talks
Emanuel buys measure of labor peace with new union deals
NLRB certifies Columbia graduate workers union
Twelve charged for defying California city's ban on feeding homeless
South Carolina hospital accused of tarnishing legacy of Coretta Scott King
Shutdown Talk Casts Uneasy Shadow Across the Aisle *
One Year After Women’s March, More Activism but Less Unity *
Dublin May Demolish a Historic Blight. Or Preserve It. *

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.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Holiday Schedule

We will observe the Martin Luther King Holiday Monday. News Updates will resume Tuesday, January 16.

January 12 News Update

Firefighters still battling oil tanker blaze off China coast after six days
New York City just declared war on the oil industry
New round of oil drilling goes deeper into Ecuador's Yasuní national park
Plastics Pile Up as China Refuses to Take the West’s Recycling *

MN labor provides topics, and prizes for History Day projects

Trump pans immigration proposal bringing people from 'shithole countries'
Dreamers react to Trump's Daca dispute: 'we feel like bargaining chips'
Trump’s Vulgar Immigration Remarks Alarm Lawmakers *
From Norway to Haiti, Trump’s Comments Stir Fresh Outrage *

Trump visit to London called off amid fears of mass protests
What we learned when women said #MeToo
The Rage of the Poor in Iran
Quebec ABI aluminum union workers locked out
Major Russian Labor Union Disbanded by Court For Foreign Ties
Wisconsin Mulls Limiting Pro-Worker Local Ordinances
Dutch reporters confront new US envoy
Medicaid: Trump opens door to take away coverage
Polish MPs back even tougher restrictions on abortion
Walmart Raised Wages. Then It Closed 63 Stores. *
Baltimore Hospital Patient Discharged at Bus Stop, Stumbling and Cold *

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.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

January 3 News Update

Vehicles now America's biggest CO2 source but EPA is tearing up regulations

Jakarta Is Sinking So Fast, It Could End Up Underwater *
E.P.A. Officials Are Leaving in Droves *
As Brazil Wavers on Environment, Wetlands Suffer *
E.P.A. Delays Bans on Uses of Hazardous Chemicals *
New York City's electric bike delivery workers face crackdown
$180bn investment in plastic factories feeds global packaging binge
The Honduran marine park rangers facing death threats
E.P.A. Wanted Years to Study Lead Paint Rule. It Got 90 Days. *
U.S. to Roll Back Safety Rules Created After Deepwater Horizon Spill *
COP23: From the Gap to the Precipice
Trump plan to shrink ocean monuments threatens vital ecosystems

Bussed out How America moves its homeless

2017 Year in Review: Turning Lemons into Lemonade
Stagehands picket Armory, insist new venue should sign union contract
Send Fujimori back to prison
Energy and Roses
Trump Considers Separating Families to Combat Illegal Immigration *
Trump Promised to Protect Steel. Layoffs Are Coming Instead. *
Coates v Cornel West: black academics and activists give their verdict
Union calls for criminal charges against enterprises causing overwork
Judge Thomas P. Griesa, Who Ruled Against Westway, Dies at 87 *
Blue-Collar Women Face Harassment, Abuse and Isolation *
Why the U.S. Spends More on Health Care Than Other Nations *

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.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

January 2 Week In Review Now Online

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Daily news updates will resume tomorrow, January 3