Tuesday, December 12, 2017

December 12 News Update

California wildfires scorch area bigger than New York City and Boston
Plan to Burn Hurricane Debris Sparks Health Fears in U.S. Virgin Islands
Tax Bill Impact: What Happens to Renewable Energy?
Macron awards US scientists grants to move to France in defiance of Trump
Why did climate scientists emit 30,000 tonnes of C02 this weekend?

Jeremy Corbyn’s Geneva speech

With picket lines up, striking Oakland workers enter mediation
Second freight rail labor pact reached
Why are America's farmers killing themselves in record numbers?
Hoffa Suspends Opponents from Union Membership
Workers at Auxvasse Dollar General vote to unionize
Election 2018: a Battle Over #Fightfor15
A grim picture of working class finances
New NLRB General Counsel seeks reversal of all pro-worker rulings
Sonoma County government employees ask to put off contract talks for a year
Europe’s Thirst for Cheap Labor Fuels a Boom in Disposable Workers *
Hyundai labor union stages more strikes this week
Paid Parental Leave in New York *
Canada and Honduras: Election Fraud is Only the Latest Outrage
Pentagon says transgender people can enlist in US military at start of new year
'We're here to stay': the Guardian invites Dreamers to guest-edit our US edition
Portland homeless crisis: sportswear CEO's threat prompts soul-searching
In Turkey, academics asking for peace are accused of terrorism
Tax Plan’s Biggest Cuts Could Be in Living Standards *

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Friday, December 8, 2017

December 8 News Update

California wildfires: winds pose ‘extreme danger’ for Los Angeles
Bel-Air's wealthy elite flee to high-end hotel as California wildfires rage
Why are ferocious wildfires plaguing southern California?
‘It Burns, and It Keeps Burning’: Fire in California Hills *
Fires Pose ‘Extreme’ Danger to Los Angeles *
In a Warming California, a Future of Flames *
Patagonia files claim against Trump over removing Bears Ears protections
Climate change is the story you missed in 2017. And the media is to blame
Renewable Energy Is Surging. The Tax Bill Could Limit It. *

Oakland council’s bid to halt city strike goes nowhere
Argentina's Workers March in Protest Against Labor Reforms
JetBlue Had No Unions Now Labor Targeting Four Separate Work Groups
Stopping Sexual Abuse on the Job Begins With Empowering Workers
How Harvard’s Hypocrisy Could Hurt Your Union *    
SEUI planning Albert Lea Hospital strike Dec. 19
Honduran Unionists Back Presidential Election Recount
Venezuela crisis intensifies with default
North Korea is ready to open direct talks with US, says Russia's Lavrov
The gentrification of Beijing: razing of migrant villages spells end of dream
Amazon is running its own hunger games – and all the players will be losers
Republican tax bill presents grave threat to Alaska's tribal groups
Carles Puigdemont hailed as hero at Catalan march in Brussels

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Monday, December 4, 2017

December 4 Week In Review Now Online

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December 4 News Update

Canada Supreme Court Backs Indigenous Rights Over Yukon Wilderness *
From the Arctic’s Melting Ice, an Unexpected Digital Hub *
Climate activists delay U.S. gas pipeline approvals: regulator
Trump Set to Shrink Monument in Utah by as Much as 90% *

Senate Passes Sweeping Republican Tax Overhaul Bill *
Dueling Tax Plans: Here’s What the Senate and House Have to Resolve *
The G.O.P. Tax Plan Can Be Confusing. Here’s Help Deciphering It. *
Debt Concerns, Once a Core Republican Tenet, Take a Back Seat to Tax Cuts *

California Resolute in Sanctuary Status as a Heated Case Ends *
Workers seek to unionize Hilton Stamford hotel
Dispute with infrastructure company headed for City Council hearing
City officials say Oakland workers to strike Tuesday
Sikorsky, Teamsters Agree To Tentative Labor Contract
Union cleaner loses gig at H&M in abrupt contractor switch
Ratifications make rail strike unlikely
How the 1917 streetcar riots reshaped Minnesota politics
It has been an honor and a privilege
Thousands protest in Honduras
Living in cars, working for Amazon
Texas prisons ban The Color Purple, Monty Python – but Mein Kampf is fine
U.S. Quits Migration Pact, Saying It Infringes on Sovereignty *
Ministers Look to Revive Martin Luther King’s 1968 Poverty Campaign *

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