Monday, December 19, 2016

Friday, December 16, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

December 13 News Update

‘Water protectors’ at Standing Rock.
      True Cos, the operator of the ruptured Belle Fourche pipeline, has
      a history of oil field-related spills.
Pipeline rupture spews oil into creek 150 miles from Standing Rock

‘It’s Oil or Orcas’
Scientists say reindeer may be shrinking due to warming
Rick Perry Reportedly Is Leading Choice To Head Energy Department
Shell-led consortium to build 700MW offshore Dutch wind farm
Rapid rise in methane emissions in 10 years surprises scientists
Keep it in the ground: five trillion reasons to be happy
Tillerson’s Exxon, Has Billions at Stake Over Sanctions on Russia *

British Post Office workers to stage five days of strikes next week
Southern rail workers to strike over Christmas and new year

Cargo train in China hits workers, killing 6
Rex Tillerson to be Trump's secretary of state
Undocumented People Should Avoid Traveling Abroad, Experts Say
UK must set out plans for transitional deal with EU - lawmakers
Venezuela seizes toys seen as overpriced, will distribute to poor
Trump fills top jobs for his administration
Croatia government and public sector unions fail to sign pay deal
As Trump takes aim at unions, labor's clout sags in Missouri
Frank Rosen, labor leader and political activist, dies at 91
Unions slam nomination of fast food exec as Labor Secretary
RNs at Florida Medical Center, Palmetto General, Approve New Contracts
Japan builds a Fight for $15 movement of its own
A Prosecutor Sets Penalties and Fills Coffers *
Record Number of Journalists Jailed in 2016, Press Advocacy Group Says *
Trump’s Education Nominee Bent Detroit to Her Will on Charter Schools *
M.T.A. Races to Finish 2nd Avenue Subway as Deadline Looms *

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Monday, December 5, 2016

December 5 News Update

Standing Rock: US denies key permit for Dakota Access pipeline, a win for tribe
'We opened eyes': at Standing Rock, my fellow Native Americans make history
The victory at Standing Rock could mark a turning point
Standing Rock Pipeline Protesters, Ordered to Leave, Dig In *
Cuba-Trained Doctors Head to Standing Rock
How the World’s Big Banks Are Putting Rain Forests in Peril *
Climate scientists condemn article claiming global temperatures are falling
Trump supports Dakota pipeline – but claims it's not due to his investment in it

California seeks to block state-employee strike on Monday
Janitors call on Kohl’s to meet, apologize for attack on demonstrators
Canadian Journalist’s Detention at U.S. Border Raises Press Freedom Alarms *
Everything you need to know about Trump and the Indiana Carrier factory
Athens 1944: Britain’s dirty secret
Why It Will Be Hard to Repeal Obamacare *
Pratt Workers Approve Contract With Wage Increases, Pension Changes
NextEra Energy reaches labor deal at Seabrook
Big Telecom Union Targeting Wireless Workers in 2017
Public employee union files lawsuit to stop Rauner contract terms
Westmoreland County workers reject proposed labor contract
Italian PM Matteo Renzi resigns after referendum defeat
Austria rejects far-right candidate Norbert Hofer in presidential election

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Monday, November 28, 2016

Week In Review Extra--Fidel

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November 28 News Update

With Thanksgiving leftovers, our news plate over flows

Protesters block highway 1806 in Mandan during a protest
      against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing
      Rock Indian Reservation, North Dakota, on Wednesday.
Standing Rock Thanksgiving: a day of mourning, resistance and Jane Fonda
Standing Rock: injured protester's father says police account 'bogus nonsense'
Power Imbalance at the Pipeline Protest *
The Conflicts Along 1,176 Miles of the Dakota Access Pipeline *
US army orders eviction of Dakota pipeline protesters' camp, tribe says
Hundreds of veterans joining Standing Rock protest
Tribe asks pipeline opponents to boycott Bismarck businesses

Perils of Climate Change Could Swamp Coastal Real Estate *
Trump to scrap Nasa climate research in crackdown on ‘politicized science’

Trump's tax plan: massive cuts for the 1% will usher 'era of dynastic wealth'

Black-White Earnings Gap Returns to 1950 Levels
Here's how that GE Appliances labor contract vote split
Construction Collapse in Southeast China Kills Dozens at Power Plant *
In a California Valley, Healthy Food Everywhere but on the Table *
Betsy DeVos, billionaire philanthropist, picked as Trump education secretary
Nicaragua canal: in a sleepy Pacific port, something stirs
European Parliament Votes to Suspend Talks With Turkey on E.U. Membership *
A Battle to Change Medicare Is Brewing, Whether Trump Wants It or Not *
U.S. Seeks Death for Charleston Suspect, but Families Don’t *
Choke Point: The High Cost of an Aging River Lock *
Hundreds of churches offer sanctuary to undocumented migrants after election
AFSCME launches new labor history website
Letter Carriers hail postal surplus, call for reform
Nova Scotia Teachers on the Verge of Strike
Greek public sector workers strike against EU/IMF reforms
NLRB finds Delphi union’s charges have merit

Trump Claims ‘Millions’ Voted Illegally, Citing No Evidence *

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Monday, November 21, 2016

November 21 News Update

Standing Rock protest: hundreds clash with police over Dakota Access Pipeline
Donald Trump looms large over future of climate action
Myron Ebell, the Climate Contrarian Now Plotting the EPA's Precarious Future
Steve Bannon's Trip From Climate Conspiracy Theorist to Trump's White House
In Trump's World, Environmental Movement Wrestles With Its Future
Climate summit chief pleads with Trump not to ditch Paris treaty
Global green movement prepares to fight Trump on climate change

Zuckerman Gives Hoffa a Run for His Money
Obama tells Latin America and world: give Trump time, don't assume
White Nationalists Celebrate ‘an Awakening’ After Donald Trump’s Victory *
Cornel West Will Return to Teach at Harvard *
A Bleak Outlook for Trump’s Promises to Coal Miners *
Swedish labor union opens 'mansplaining' hotline for frustrated women
Xavier employees protest removal of Christmas cash gifts
Trump demands apology from Hamilton cast after Mike Pence booed
Kentucky counties could adopt right-to-work laws under appeals court decision
How Employers Limit Worker Rights
Pa. Dept. of Labor & Industry plans to lay off 600 workers
Contract that ended the SEPTA strike may not get union approval
Dreams of undocumented young people start to crumble after Trump victory
Samsung and Panasonic accused over supply chain labour abuses in Malaysia
Pope extends power to forgive abortion to all Roman Catholic priests
Many in Milwaukee Neighborhood Didn’t Vote — and Don’t Regret It *
‘White Nationalism,’ Explained *
Many Insured Children Lack Essential Health Care, Study Finds *
Fixation on Fake News Overshadows Waning Trust in Real Reporting *

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