Monday, January 22, 2018

January 22 News Update

Trump administration could be sued over pesticide threat to orca and salmon
Lloyd's of London to divest from coal over climate change
Donald Trump is hampering fight against climate change, WEF warns
How Much Warmer Was Your City in 2017? *

Women’s March 2018: Thousands of Protesters Take to the Streets *
Thousands return for Women's March with spirits undaunted
Thousands join Women's March in London for gender equality

Union Is Formed at Los Angeles Times and Publisher Put on Leave *
KC Council throws out vote, so streetcar expansion can move
Global Economy Is Surging, but Growth Could Stall *
Closure Affects Wide Range of Programs *
Mexico's leftwing frontrunner laughs off Russia jibes
Trump's first year In numbers
Trump's Infrastructure Plan Is All About Privatization
CLC accuses Unifor of leaving lobby group to raid another union
Newsday Media Group union approves new labor pact
Labor says use of lockouts to undercut wages 'won't be tolerated'
KCTU will participate in Tripartite Commission
German industrial union demands pay rise amid strong economy
Tax Act: Massive Giveaway to the Rich
Wireless Workers Vote Up Deal at AT&T Mobility
Sinn Féin to be led by a woman for the first time in its modern history

As a Factory Closes, a Canadian City Blames Free Trade *
M.T.A. May Have Inflated Number of Subway Power Delays *
Nafta Talks Resume and Trump Plans to Speak at Davos *

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

January 16 News Update

Hope Fades for Missing Crew Members as Iranian Oil Tanker Sinks *
Huge Oil Spill Spreads in East China Sea, Stirring Environmental Fears *
Uranium Mining Industry Renews Push Into Bears Ears *
1.5 Degrees Warming and the Search for Climate Justice for the Poor

The other America
Remembering King’s roots in labor and socialist movements

America is spiritually bankrupt. We must fight back together
In Trump’s Immigration Remarks, Echoes of a Century-Old Racial Ranking *
Donald Trump’s Racism: The Definitive List *
The Ethnic Cleansing of America
LeBron James says Donald Trump has allowed racists to operate without fear
Workplace Raids Signal Tactical Shift in Immigration Fight *

North Carolina Municipal Workers Kick Off Bill of Rights Campaign

Jeremy Corbyn is about to transform the Labour party – again
Momentum founder elected to NEC calls for Labour transformation

Individual Mandate Now Gone, G.O.P. Targets the One for Employers *
Abbas Calls Oslo Accords Dead and Blasts U.S.: ‘Damn Your Money!’ *
The Guardian, Britain’s Left-Wing News Power, Goes Tabloid *
As Homeless Take Refuge in Subway, More Officers Are Sent to Help*
Introducing the New Editor of Workday Minnesota
Solidarity with the popular protests in Iran!
Next hurdle for new KCI is union, minority hiring for construction work
The case for the 28-hour work week
Golf Channel scrambles as labor dispute threatens future broadcasts
American Airlines regional workers protest 'poverty-level' pay
Newark-Liberty workers deserve a fair wage
Greek labor unions strike over new austerity bill, right to strike
Trump names lawyer at firm advising him as pick for labor board
Toyota’s unions to demand ¥3,000 pay-scale hike in spring wage talks
Emanuel buys measure of labor peace with new union deals
NLRB certifies Columbia graduate workers union
Twelve charged for defying California city's ban on feeding homeless
South Carolina hospital accused of tarnishing legacy of Coretta Scott King
Shutdown Talk Casts Uneasy Shadow Across the Aisle *
One Year After Women’s March, More Activism but Less Unity *
Dublin May Demolish a Historic Blight. Or Preserve It. *

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.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Holiday Schedule

We will observe the Martin Luther King Holiday Monday. News Updates will resume Tuesday, January 16.

January 12 News Update

Firefighters still battling oil tanker blaze off China coast after six days
New York City just declared war on the oil industry
New round of oil drilling goes deeper into Ecuador's Yasuní national park
Plastics Pile Up as China Refuses to Take the West’s Recycling *

MN labor provides topics, and prizes for History Day projects

Trump pans immigration proposal bringing people from 'shithole countries'
Dreamers react to Trump's Daca dispute: 'we feel like bargaining chips'
Trump’s Vulgar Immigration Remarks Alarm Lawmakers *
From Norway to Haiti, Trump’s Comments Stir Fresh Outrage *

Trump visit to London called off amid fears of mass protests
What we learned when women said #MeToo
The Rage of the Poor in Iran
Quebec ABI aluminum union workers locked out
Major Russian Labor Union Disbanded by Court For Foreign Ties
Wisconsin Mulls Limiting Pro-Worker Local Ordinances
Dutch reporters confront new US envoy
Medicaid: Trump opens door to take away coverage
Polish MPs back even tougher restrictions on abortion
Walmart Raised Wages. Then It Closed 63 Stores. *
Baltimore Hospital Patient Discharged at Bus Stop, Stumbling and Cold *

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