Monday, July 31, 2017

July 31 News Update

Back From Vacation--Lots of News

2017 is so far the second-hottest year on record
To win climate justice we must hit Trump where it hurts
New research shows irreversible changes in England
Shell Shuts Down Most of Netherlands Refinery Due to Fire *
Down the Mighty Columbia River, Where a Power Struggle Looms *
In Pivotal Moment, Tesla Unveils Its First Mass-Market Sedan *
Al Gore: 'The rich have subverted all reason'
Collusion Between Germany's Biggest Carmakers
Greenland is changing colour because of global warming
The Climate Lab That Sits Empty *
It’s Not Your Imagination. Summers Are Hotter. *

Silent Protest Art March, Bryant Park, New York
100th anniversary of NAACP's silent parade sees scary parallels

amtrak train
Trump's Amtrak Budget Derails Service to 220 Cities

Goodyear, United Steelworkers reach tentative agreement
ILWU says workers endorse contract extension at West Coast ports
L.A. Metro Board Approves 5 New Union Contracts
Missouri appeals court labor victory over 'right to work'
Workers at Davis-Monthan Vote to Join Machinists' Union
Seward Coop workers vote overwhelmingly to unionize
Bipartisan coalition defeats attempt to weaken prevailing wage
Debate continues on earned sick and safe time in Duluth
Ohio Teachers Win Back Regular Raises
How D.C. Grocery Workers Got Their Groove Back
Pride 2017
Philadelphia City Council pushes ‘diversity’ in the building trades
Scaramucci’s Vulgar Rants Debate: Asterisks or No Asterisks? *
Scam alert: Trump's $1tn 'infrastructure plan' is a giveaway to the rich
Foxconn's $10bn move to the US is not a reason to celebrate
Last-minute talks bid to halt first Bank of England strike in 50 years
Grenfell residents condemn basing of new taskforce in council office
A Sioux Family Fights Apparent Miscarriage of Justice
3,000 hits, 3,000 bruises, infinite respect
3 Things Trump Is Already Doing to ‘Let Obamacare Implode’ *

Stories from the New York Times will be followed with a *. The Times pay wall polic
y allows free access to only about ten articles a month.

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

July 6 News Update

Climate protests ahead of the G20 in Hamburg
Trump 'proud' of leaving Paris climate deal

E.P.A. Bid to Roll Back Restrictions on Methane Is Blocked *
Trump's alarming environmental rollback: what's been scrapped so far
Russia begins cleaning up the Soviets' top-secret nuclear waste dump
Volvo, Betting on Electric, Moves to Phase Out Conventional Engines*
Impending Antarctic iceberg is the size of Delaware

Minimum Wage Increases Take Effect in Major Cities
Minimum Wage Tracker
Analysis of Seattle minimum wage increase fundamentally flawed

America's broken healthcare system – in one simple chart
Single-payer got close so the Democrats killed it

Porters and cleaners strike against SERCO
These bank workers will strike for first time in 50 years
BA cabin crew call two-week strike in July over pay dispute
Weakened British PM ditches fox hunting vote promise

‘Surgical’ Strike in North Korea Could Swiftly Turn to Carnage *
Cannery workers reach contract agreement, end strike
Bangladesh garment factory blast raises fresh concerns over workers' safety
Allentown coated metal workers approve new labor contract
Appeals court rules in favor of Jimmy John's franchisee
Black GE worker left lasting legacy
Al-Jazeera, insurgent TV station that divides the Arab world, faces closure
What's more important than a state budget to Rauner? Killing unions.
She took on Tesla for discrimination. Now others are speaking up.
Robot allowed into US for competition, but no visa for Afghan girls who made it
NY Times employees walk out to demand respect and save jobs
After Years of Growth, Automakers Are Cutting U.S. Jobs *
Shortage of skilled workers squeezing Twin Cities builders
Two unfair labor practice charges against Ithaca College withdrawn
Unions weigh in on Trump’s plans to change NAFTA
The G-20 in an Unjust World
As U.S. Growth Forecasts Fade, So Do Hopes of ‘Trump Bump’ *

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.

Saturday, July 1, 2017