Tuesday, July 5, 2016

July 5 News Update

Palm oil firms ditch 'no deforestation' pact in Indonesia
Reeking, Oozing Algae Closes South Florida Beaches *
Protect Minnesota’s Boundary Waters *
G.M.O.s in Food? Vermonters Will Know *
Exxon: An inconvenient truth
A Remote Pacific Nation, Threatened by Rising Seas *
Hillary Clinton’s Ambitious Climate Change Plan Avoids Carbon Tax *

March for Europe in
      Parliament Square
Tens of thousands march in London for Europe
Thousands at 'March for Europe' Brexit protest
Labour leadership: Corbyn offers to 'reach out' to opponents

U.S. Offers to Increase Military Aid to Israel *
Israeli Airstrikes Hit Gaza *

Atlantic City workers at Icahn-operated casino go on strike
Workers Strike at Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City *

France 'to push through labour reforms without vote'
UAW rallies to support locked-out Honeywell workers
In China, Walmart Retail Workers Walk Out over Unfair Scheduling
200 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers strike in Philadelphia
Taking Refuge in Dollar Could Expose World Economy to New Perils *
New Cars Are Too Expensive for the Typical Family, Study Finds *
In New Jersey Student Loan Program, Even Death May Not Bring a Reprieve *
Trump’s anti-trade rhetoric rattles the campaign message of Clinton and unions
July 4th: No Time for Celebration for Indigenous Peoples in US
One Hundred Years After the Occupation
Campaign kicks off to pass $15 wage in Minneapolis
UFCW Local 1189 elects first female president
U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan *
What Bernie Sanders Still Wants

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.

Monday, July 4, 2016

Friday, July 1, 2016

Holiday Break

We will observe the Independence Day holiday Monday. Next news update will be Tuesday, July 5.

July 1 News Update

Canada court overturns approval of Enbridge oil pipeline
Vietnam blames toxic waste water from steel plant for mass fish deaths
Ozone layer hole appears to be healing, scientists say
Al Gore's daughter arrested at Boston pipeline protest
Florida declares state of local emergency over influx of ‘God-awful’ toxic algae
2 dead whales wash up on opposite coasts of Newfoundland
Richest nations fail to agree on deadline to phase out fossil fuel subsidies

Political Crisis and Anti-Immigrant Assaults Follow Britain's Brexit Vote
New Labour's Contempt for Ordinary People Was to Only Ever End in Disaster
MPs divided over Corbyn as Eagle delays leadership challenge

France's employers join hostile unions to slam labor law reform

Workers strike at Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City

Planned Parenthood: eight states now striving to repeal abortion restrictions
Federal judge blocks new Florida abortion law
Federal Judge Rules Against Indiana’s Abortion Law *

Dell dumps service workers after they secure better pay and job conditions
Winners and losers already clear as a Canada Post strike or lockout draws nearer
Freight train derails in Selkirk, Man., wheels torn away
U.S. District Judge strikes down Mississippi’s ‘religious freedom’ law
Puerto Rico Debt Relief Law Stirs Colonial Resentment *

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.