Friday, June 23, 2017

June 23 News Update

In wind-powered Iowa, Trump blasts wind energy as a bird killer
Risky gold rush: Indonesia tackles illegal mining boom
Norway issues $1bn threat to Brazil over rising Amazon destruction
Overheated French male bus drivers don skirts in defiance of dress code

Tests on 600 tower blocks find seven with Grenfell Tower-style cladding
Deadly London Tower Blaze Began in Hotpoint Fridge Freezer *

Senate Republicans release healthcare bill that will affect coverage for millions
Shifting Funds From Poor to Rich Is Key for the Health Bill *
How Senate Republicans Plan to Dismantle Obamacare *
Where Senators Stand on the Health Care Bill *

Wrangell municipal workers hit the picket line

Millions Around The World Are Still Threatened with Starvation
Home care workers ratify new contract
Striking Wireless Workers Make Their Voices Heard
Striking Wireless Workers Make Their Voices Heard
Governing Madrid
The U.S. is where the rich are the richest
Fighting for Survival in India's Deadly Mines
Hamburg Girds for 100,000 G-20 Protestors
Brexit Talks Set to Begin amid Chaos in London
UMWA concerned about voluntary MSHA program
Murray makes good on promise to sue John Oliver
Google Maps honors indigenous lands in Canada
Thousands Attend Funeral for Muslim Teen Who Was Murdered in Virginia
Tim Kaine: U.S. strikes on Syrian forces ‘completely illegal’
Brazil: workers’ rights under threat from government reforms
Hagerstown approves new labor deal for union workers
Re-3 giving $1.1M in raises for 2017-18
Labor leader seals James Connolly center deal with $50,000 pledge
US judge halts deportation of more than 100 Iraqi Christians
Federal Judges Move to Unblock Anti-Gay Law in Mississippi *

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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