Friday, March 23, 2018

March 23 News Update

Paris mayor proposes making public transportation free to decrease pollution
'Great Pacific garbage patch' sprawling with far more debris than thought
Trees older than America: a primeval Alaskan forest is at risk in the Trump era
'Dead zone' in Gulf of Mexico will take decades to recover from farm pollution
Britain Refuses Permission for New Coal Mine in Northeast England *
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rose Last Year. Here Are the Top 5 Reasons. *

Trains, flights grounded as strikes challenge Macron across France
Macron Becomes France’s Answer to Strongman Populism *
France strikes: Macron reforms spark nationwide strikes
French unions explain why the travel chaos is justified

China promises to hit US with tariffs as stocks plunge amid fear of trade war
Workers Need an Industrial Policy Not Tariffs
The Fed, trade wars and recession

Undocumented workers find new ally as unions act to halt deportations
Three central issues facing the Catalan independence movement
Ex-French President Sarkozy in Police Custody
CVS workers push for first union contract
New York-Area Airport Workers on Way to $19 Per Hour *
Marielle Franco murder: Brazilian authorities under global pressure to find killers
Congress Passes $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill, Averting Shutdown *
Trump Administration Retreats on Restaurant Tip-Sharing Plan *
New York City’s Population Hits a Record 8.6 Million *

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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