Tuesday, January 3, 2017

January 3 News Update

Obama Bans Drilling in Parts of the Atlantic and the Arctic *
This Pesticide Is Prohibited in Britain. Why Is It Exported? *
Alaska indigenous people see culture slipping away as sea ice vanishes
Alaskans’ Cost of Staying Warm: A Thick Coat of Dirty Air *
Smog-hit China province surrounding Beijing says has learned its lesson
A toxic leak left Corpus Christi with no water for days. A taste of things to come?
Major flooding in UK now likely every year
Trump Pick Shifted Exxon on Climate, but Was It ‘All P.R.’? *
Obama Designates Two New National Monuments, Protecting 1.65 Million Acres *
Standing Rock activists target Dakota Access's profits to further strain pipeline
'You're not Henry VIII,' Jeremy Corbyn tells Theresa May
Weak Federal Power Could Limit Trump’s Agenda on Climate *
3 released in Dakota Access pipeline stadium protest

A call to arms: BLET National Contract fight
Tories pressure Theresa May to bring in hardline anti-strike legislation
Trump protesters plan to open 'movement house' in Washington DC
Lake Chad most neglected crisis in 2016 despite hunger on 'epic scale'
These hotel workers just took on Trump — and won
A Radical Proposal for Radical Times
Workers describe rampant abuse at Alabama chicken processing plant
California Today: A Water Crisis on the Central Coast *
Hedge Fund Math: Heads We Win, Tails You Lose *
In American Towns, Private Profits From Public Works *
Trump New York co-chair makes racist 'gorilla' comment about Michelle Obama
Nearly 95% of all new jobs during Obama era were part-time, or contract
Neoliberalism – the ideology at the root of all our problems
Trump’s Health Secretary Pick Leaves Nation’s Doctors Divided *
SEIU, one of the largest US unions, plans 30% budget cuts in wake of Trump win
Women's March on Washington: a guide to the post-inaugural social justice event
Trump Weighs Letting Veterans Opt Out of V.A. Care *
UK in 2030: older, more unequal and blighted by Brexit, report predicts
New York’s Teamsters May Have Their Pensions Cut. What Went Wrong? *
Donald Trump victory sparks global women’s rights marches
Second Avenue subway gives New York reason to cheer – and fear – the new year

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.

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