Saturday, March 26, 2016

We will be on break

The editor is taking a break before and after a trip to the Labor Notes Conference. The next News Update will be Monday, April 11

March 26 Week In Review Now Online

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

March 22 News Update

Carbon emissions highest in 66 million years, since dinosaur age
Climate changing at 'unprecedented' rate: UN
Coal plants use as much water as 1 billion people and consumption set to double
Climate guru James Hansen warns of much worse than expected sea level rise
India has the most people without clean water, report says

UE's 80th Birthday: Still Militant and Democratic After All These Years

Trump finally unveils foreign policy team
Marines Deployed to Iraq After Adviser Killed
Proposal for earned sick time moves forward in Minneapolis
Correspondent Forced to Leave Turkey
Minnesota Nurses Report Record Number of Staffing Incidents in Hospitals
The Color of Wealth in Los Angeles
Hungary heads towards general strike and civil disobedience against Orbán regime
Union Days speaker: ‘there are no jobs on a dead planet’
Union negotiator says he has no authority to discuss opening Connecticut contract
Mexican Workers Accuse Authorities Of Favoring Corporate Interests
Corbyn calls on PM to let go of Osborne over budget turmoil
Castro demands return of Guantánamo Bay during historic Obama visit
Why we should listen to the cleaners on strike at the Maudsley hospital
Millions more Russians living in poverty as economic crisis bites
Amazon employees hold strike over pay
Protest against taxi apps causes chaos in Indonesia capital

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