Monday, May 1, 2017

May 1 News Update

Women’s strikes: Forward to May 1!
France on extra high alert for May Day as protesters march against Le Pen
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Climate March Draws Thousands of Protesters *
People's Climate March: thousands rally to denounce Trump's agenda
Climate March draws massive crowd to D.C. in sweltering heat
Thousands turn out in Chicago to protest Trump's ecological policies
Thousands gather at Lake Merritt for anti-Trump climate march
Thousands protest Trump's climate policies in downtown Seattle
Hundreds turn out in Minneapolis for climate march

How can we fight climate change?
Huge Arctic report ups estimates of sea-level rise
China’s Appetite Pushes Fisheries to the Brink *

Transit Union Turns Back on Metro Leadership, Stages Walkout
Foster Farms employees protest for better wages, new contract
Dubuque labor union remembers workers killed on the job
Can unions rebuild the labor movement in the US south?
In the Age of Trump, Can Labor Unite?
Food Workers Take On Fowl Play at Tyson -- And Win Better Conditions
Google activates company's first servers in Cuba
How Barnard Contingent Faculty Won Their First Contract
D.C. Vouchers Are Found to Bring Lower Test Scores but Higher Safety *
As Hollywood Writers’ Contract Ends, Studios Are More Vulnerable *
Under the Trump Tax Plan, We Might All Want to Become Corporations*
West Coast dockworkers to vote on deal seeking labor peace
‘It may be Pocahontas’: Trump slur attacks Warren as potential 2020 rival
Samantha Bee Toasts Journalism, Mocks Trump *
Persuasive Business Leaders Parade Through White House *
Trump Plan Could Lower Taxes, But Spending Cuts Would Hurt His Voters
GOP health plan for pre-existing conditions spawns worries
Turkey blocks Wikipedia access, bans TV dating shows
Bronx car washers walk off job as workers around city suffer labor woes
Congress agrees $1 trillion budget deal – but no money for border wall
6 Million Riders a Day,at the Mercy of 1930s Technology *

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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