Tuesday, October 3, 2017

October 3 News Update

István Mészáros: Capitalism and Ecological Destruction
GM plans for an ‘all-electric future,’ signaling death of gas and diesel
Coca-Cola increased its production of plastic bottles by a billion last year
E.P.A. Chief’s Calendar: A Stream of Industry Meetings and Trips Home *

Catalonia’s Decision
Secessionist leaders in Spain plot next moves
Catalan leader calls for mediation with Spain over independence
For E.U., Catalonia Pits Democratic Rights Against Sovereignty *
Hurricane Irma Unleashes the Forces of Privatization in Puerto Rico
In Puerto Rico, Equal Parts Fear and Fellowship After Storm *

Anne Feeney singing at UE Convention
'Music Instills Power and Bravery'

UE members take action in solidarity with French workers

Another U.S. coal miner dies on the job
Charter Communications faces major test with technician strike
Labor issues at the forefront of NAFTA talks
Tentative contract reached for two union locals at Univ Rochester
The Big Rig: Trucking and the Decline of the American Dream
Women are fighting to save an equal-pay rule that the White House froze
L.A. sues federal government over threats to withhold funds
Strike Vote at Laurentian University
Justices clash over whether workers can join together to fight a company policy
Trump vs. Graduate Workers
A con con threatens N.Y. workers’ rights
U.S. Service Member Killed by Roadside Bomb in Iraq *

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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