All News Articles for 2014-11-21

Friday, November 21, 2014
Failing to Deliver: Manufacturing Wages Aren't What They Used to Be
'The quality of too many of the returning jobs is low and fails to live up to workers’ and the overall public’s expectations,' states report
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Justice At Last for Final 'Angola Three' Prisoner Serving Longest Solitary Sentence in US History
Albert Woodfox sees conviction overturned after 42 years in isolation
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As Walmart 'Wages War on Workers and Earth,' Green Groups Join Labor Fight
'As people deeply committed to environmental and climate justice, we condemn Walmart as a climate criminal and we stand side-by-side with Walmart’s workers.'
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Protectors of Burnaby Mountain vs. Kinder Morgan: Dozens Arrested as Inspiring Pipeline Protest Grows
Standing on side of campaigners, local mayor vows to wage 'war' against fossil fuel giant and federal government to defend community
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Scientists Confirm: 2014 Set to Be Hottest Year in Recorded Human History
As October breaks new monthly record, NOAA say this year poised to warmest year since measures began
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'Bittersweet': Immigrant-Rights Advocates Respond to Obama Plan
President's announcement lauded as 'major vindication' that still doesn't go far enough
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Upping Ante on Fossil Fuel Divestment, Harvard Students File Suit Against University
'By financially supporting the most dangerous industrial activities in the history of the planet,' say students, prestigious university 'is violating commitments under its charter as well as its charitable duty to operate in the public interest.'
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'We Want Them Back Alive': Tens of Thousands March Through Mexico City Demanding Justice
Seven weeks after disappearance of Ayotzinapa students, largest demonstration yet from poor farmers, workers, students, and teachers reveals growing national outrage
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Senator: White House Simply Doesn't "Want Public to Know" Scope of CIA Torture
Members of Intelligence Committee say White House is stalling release of torture report as high-level disagreement over what American people can know about abuses by CIA reaches boiling point; Transparency advocates tell lawmakers with access to report, 'Just read it into the record.'
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Thursday, November 20, 2014
In Speech, Obama Explains Plan for Executive Action on Immigration
'To those members of Congress who question my authority to make our immigration system work better, or question the wisdom of me acting where Congress has failed, I have one answer: Pass a bill.'
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