Monday, February 26, 2018

February 26 Week In Review Now Online

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February 26 News Update

East Coast Shatters Temperature Records, Preview to a Warming World
Trump Takes Aim at Obama-Era Rules on Methane Leaks and Gas Flaring
The Drowning Coast *
Still in Peril, New Orleans Braces for Its Future *

Union workers rally ahead of Supreme Court hearing
Thousands of union workers rally in Columbus ahead of Supreme Court case
Union workers rally in downtown Chicago ahead of Supreme Court case
Pro-union rally held in Nob Hill ahead of high court case
Hundreds of union supporters rally at Minnesota Capitol
Working People's Day of Actions for Unions Amid Supreme Court Case
Unions praised in Madison ahead of Supreme Court Case
Union Members Rally Outside Courthouse in Wilkes-Barre
Janus and fair share fees
Fears grow as rightwing billionaires battle to erode US union rights
Behind a Key Anti-Labor Case, a Web of Conservative Donors *

West Virginia Teachers Strike Over Salaries Will Continue Monday *
Wisconsin labor unions file lawsuit over Act 10, saying it violates free speech
How migrant workers took on Ben & Jerry's – and won a historic agreement
Mexican president's US visit called off after border wall row with Trump
'Sexist, creepy': Jacinda Ardern's 60 Minutes interview angers New Zealand
Anti-Corbyn rightwing press attacks 'boost Momentum support'
Jeremy Corbyn to confirm Labour wants a customs union with EU
Patients Eagerly Awaited a Generic Drug. Then They Saw the Price. *
Anti-Fascist Protesters Rally in Italy as Mussolini’s Heirs Gain Ground *
Washington’s Fight Over Taxes Is Only Beginning *
Experts Doubt Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Will Boost Economy *

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Sunday, February 18, 2018

February 18 Week In Review Now Online

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We will be observing Monday's Holiday--Next News Update will be Tuesday, February 20

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

February 13 News Update

Corbyn: Nationalize, Democratize Electricity to Avert Climate Crisis
McDonnell promises renationalisation of water, energy and rail under Labour
Houston Approved a Plan for Handling a Natural Disaster — Then Ignored It
A Nearly Invisible Oil Spill Threatens Some of Asia’s Richest Fisheries *
In Iran, Environmentalists Now Seen as Spies *
Trump Administration Targets Obama-Era Effort to Limit Methane *

What’s in the White House Budget Request? *
Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Puts Burden on State and Private Money *

Fight for $15
Activists renew ‘Fight for $15’ minimum wage increase
Memphis sanitation workers went on strike 50 years ago. The battle goes on
Activists march to Memphis City Hall for $15 minimum wage
Fast food workers rally for higher wages
Restaurant Workers Rally for Higher Wages
Detroit workers rally for $15 minimum wage
Local workers set to rally for higher minimum wage in 'Fight for 15'
Vegas Fast Food Workers On Strike For Higher Wages And Union Rights

German union's big win shows US labor the path forward
Reports of unions' demise may be premature
Campaign Workers Unionize Just in Time for Midterm Election
South Korea should honor Olympics workers by releasing jailed labor leaders
Labor coalition wants better conditions for UF temps
Lunds & Byerlys Employess Ratify Groundbeaking Contract
Interview: Corruption and Collaboration in the UAW
Brooklyn meeting builds March 8 women’s strike
SPD set for new leader as main German parties look to promote youth
A Hamburg Canteen Where Elders Come for Herring and Feel at Home *

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