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 *

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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