Thursday, April 19, 2018

April 19 News Update

Cities without water
Americans waste 150,000 tons of food each day – equal to a pound per person
Scientists unveil 10,000 sq ft model of Mississippi delta to help save coastline
Puerto Rico Is Once Again Hit by an Islandwide Blackout *
In Puerto Rico, Stadium Lights Glow, Homes Do Not *
Damage to Great Barrier Reef From Global Warming Is Irreversible *
Climate Lawsuits, Once Limited to the Coasts, Jump Inland *

Unions put Canadian Pacific on notice, say workers to strike
The Wave of Militant Teacher Strikes Has Gone Global. Just Look at the UK
German unions and government reach pay deal after countrywide strikes
New Charges Filed in Labor Dispute with Mayo Clinic
Workers of 2nd Portland-area Burgerville looking to unionize
Staff At George Soros’ Foundation Secures Union Contract
More Vietnamese trainees made to conduct Fukushima decontamination work
Polands legislated antisemitism
France: Student Strikers Attacked; ‘Fascist’ Dean Jailed
Miguel Díaz-Canel: Cuba selects first non-Castro president since Fidel
Trump of the tropics: the 'dangerous' candidate leading Brazil's presidential race
Tammy Duckworth applauds new rule letting senators bring babies to work
Kris Kobach, Face of Trump’s Voter Fraud Panel, Is Held in Contempt by Judge *
A Rule Is Changed for Young Immigrants, and Green Card Hopes Fade *

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

April 17 Week In Review Now Online

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April 17 News Update

Project Life: Cuba’s action plan prepares for climate change
Where’s the ‘eco’ in ecomodernism?
The courts are deciding who's to blame for climate change
First Nations Leaders Pledge to Block Pipeline Expansion
Canada: Trudeau vows to push ahead with pipeline plans in spite of protests

Corbyn: UK needs ‘war powers act’ after legally questionable Syria strike
Theresa May Earns Cold Reception in U.K. Parliament Over Syria Attacks *
Teachers' strikes: meet the leaders of the movement marching across America

Contracted Hospital Workers Win Job Security
N.J. state workers win pay raises from Murphy after long feud with Christie
The Mirage of Pension-Fund Activism
Robots Ride to the Rescue Where Workers Can’t Be Found *
Which unions are in and out of the WFP?
Food provider change prompts concerns, student support for workers
GM in Tense Standoff with Korean Labor Union
DSGU's response to President Price
Erdoğan and His Opponents
The Saudi predicament
A feminism to end capitalism
Madrid’s mounting repression against Catalan movement
Morales hits back at right-wing at the Summit of the Americas
Russian investigative journalist dies after 'falling' from balcony
Senate Bill to Curtail Labor Rights on Tribal Land Falls Short *

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.