Tuesday, March 27, 2018

March 27 News Update


How Pruitt's EPA Is Delaying, Weakening and Repealing Clean Air Rules
These Pollutants Don't Last Long, But They’re Wreaking Havoc on the Arctic
Cities vs. Fossil Fuels: A Climate Tutorial for the Court
Brazil senate considers lifting ban on sugarcane production in Amazon


Fourth International World Congress 2018

'Right-to-Work' draws dark money into Missouri
Heinz union employees reject latest contract offer, hold off on potential strike
Burgerville Workers Union Give Corporate 48 Hours to Recognize It
Facebook logs SMS texts and calls, users find as they delete accounts
Linda Brown, Kansas student whose case ended school segregation, dies at 76
Cuomo’s budget includes plan to create CUNY school focused on unions
Contract workers hold work stoppage on Tuesday
When told they would have to work for starvation wages, they called BS
Troubled labor pact raises obstacle to Argentina shale development
Unionizing pitched to county
EVENT: The Future of Labor in Minnesota
Agrarian reform is needed to slay apartheid’s land demons
Temer, we charge you
The end of a golden age?
A New Strategy for Higher Education
In the ruins of the present
Gun controls in old East Germany
Unity Rally in support of UNITE HERE Local 75 workers
Grocery Wars Turn Small Chains Into Battlefield Casualties *


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Monday, March 26, 2018

March 26 News Update


Arctic Sea Ice Missed a Record Low This Winter. Barely. *
Drilling in ‘Australia’s Galápagos’ Raises Hopes of Jobs and Fears of Spill *
Canada: how a pipeline engineer got arrested in anti-pipeline protests


Parkland students made history. And we're not going anywhere
Show of Force as Students’ Grief Inspires Huge Gun Protests *
Photos From the ‘March for Our Lives’ Protests *

U.S. Strikes Qaeda Target in Southern Libya, Expanding Shadow War There *
‘America First’ Bears a New Threat: Military Confrontation *
Justice Dept. Pushes for Mandated Access to Encrypted Data *
Slovaks Meet New Bosses. They’re Not Much Different From Old Bosses *
China’s Economic Czar Warns U.S. Treasury Secretary on Tariffs *
Rights groups vow to fight Trump's 'transphobia masquerading as policy'
Protests in California after police kill Black man carrying only his phone
Bolton worked with Cambridge Analytica on YouTube voter experiment
Brexit insider claims Vote Leave team may have breached spending limits
Catalan Ex-Leader, Wanted for Sedition, Is Held in Germany *


Teacher Strike Fever Spreads
When Professionals Rise Up, More Than Money Is at Stake *

Germany’s 28-Hour Workweek
Unions dying? Membership soars in Inland Empire, shrinks near coast
Union remains resistant to Doublestar’s acquisition of Kumho Tire
Thousands of Vietnamese workers take to highway to protest wage cuts
Workers at Chilean mine Escondida accept early contract talks
New top leader at SEIU Local 503
At Reed College, students are unionizing
U.S. Union Membership Data in Perspective
Durham City Council wants to overturn N.C. ban on collective bargaining
Turning 40, the Steelworkers' Union looks to future
Raucous Board Meeting ends in the Elimination of Paraprofessional Positions
When the Elderly Call for Help, a ‘Chain’ Immigrant Often Answers *

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Friday, March 23, 2018

March 23 News Update


Paris mayor proposes making public transportation free to decrease pollution
'Great Pacific garbage patch' sprawling with far more debris than thought
Trees older than America: a primeval Alaskan forest is at risk in the Trump era
'Dead zone' in Gulf of Mexico will take decades to recover from farm pollution
Britain Refuses Permission for New Coal Mine in Northeast England *
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rose Last Year. Here Are the Top 5 Reasons. *

Trains, flights grounded as strikes challenge Macron across France
Macron Becomes France’s Answer to Strongman Populism *
France strikes: Macron reforms spark nationwide strikes
French unions explain why the travel chaos is justified

China promises to hit US with tariffs as stocks plunge amid fear of trade war
Workers Need an Industrial Policy Not Tariffs
The Fed, trade wars and recession

Undocumented workers find new ally as unions act to halt deportations
Three central issues facing the Catalan independence movement
Ex-French President Sarkozy in Police Custody
CVS workers push for first union contract
New York-Area Airport Workers on Way to $19 Per Hour *
Marielle Franco murder: Brazilian authorities under global pressure to find killers
Congress Passes $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill, Averting Shutdown *
Trump Administration Retreats on Restaurant Tip-Sharing Plan *
New York City’s Population Hits a Record 8.6 Million *


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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

March 14 News Update


Stephen Hawking Dies at 76 *
World’s great forests could lose half of all wildlife as planet warms
Fishing for krill is an eco-disaster: we must protect the Antarctic
Extreme winter weather becoming more common as Arctic warms
No Fare Is Fair: A Campaign for Free Public Transit in Toronto

Lane County accused of intimidating union-represented workers
Union workers stand up to Northwestern Mutual
Union battle to represent Boeing's North Charleston workers
Hitachi agrees to give workers at least 11 hours off between shifts
Unions, hotel workers discuss sex harassment
1886 Railroad Strike
Disney World union employees still fighting
Labour should grasp the Brexit nettle
Championing inclusion
Striking British Academics Reject Offer: 'No Capitulation!'
New rise of women’s movement puts women at forefront of fightback
A new phase of economic governance?
A Review of The Young Karl Marx
Trump in California: first official visit met with protests and scorn
Sky-high prices of everything make US healthcare the world's most expensive
National Geographic: for decades, our coverage was racist
Walkout Wednesday: students risk punishment for joining gun control protest
Belgian monks round on supermarket for selling their brew at £9 a bottle
Tower residents told to pay £500,000 to replace Grenfell-style cladding
Trump’s Tariffs Make Boeing a Potential Target in a Trade War *


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