All News Articles for 2015-08-27

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Striking Fear Into Corporate Hearts, Labor Board Hands Big Win to Workers
'Employers will no longer be able to shift responsibility for their workers and hide behind loopholes to prevent workers from organizing,' say Teamsters
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When It Comes to Global Arms Control, US May Not Get Customary Veto Power
Conference on the global regulation of conventional weapons announces decisions to be made by majority vote
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WTO Ruling Against India's Solar Push Threatens Climate, Clean Energy
"The U.S. should be applauding India’s efforts to scale up solar energy—not turning to the WTO to strike the program down."
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Alarm Sounded as TransCanada Set to Drill in Bay of Fundy
'No consent for Energy East': New Brunswick groups say they weren’t consulted or warned
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Experts Warn Climate Change is 'Changing the Contours' of World's Oceans
'Warmer waters—along with rising seas, coastal droughts and ocean acidification—are already putting people, businesses, and communities at risk.'
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'Crusader, Warrior, Fighter for Justice,' Civil Rights Icon Amelia Boynton Robinson Dead at 104
'Amelia Boynton was fearless in the face of brutal injustice, willing to risk all she had on the frontlines of change in America,' said Rep. John Lewis.
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New Study Reveals Yet More Risks to Bees from Controversial Pesticides
'The evidence of harm is clear,' says environmental advocacy group Friends of the Earth
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Stability, Diplomacy, Peace: Scholars Say Benefits of Iran Deal Go Beyond Nonproliferation
Prominent academics laud deal as 'strong and positive step towards stabilizing the Middle East'
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'Blind Spot': Progressives Demand Stronger Sanders Stance on Endless War, Pentagon Largesse
Something is seriously missing, say campaigners, when a candidate denounces corporate power and oligarchy without emphasizing militarism and perpetual war
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As Obama's War in Iraq and Syria Rumbles On, Are Intel Books Getting Cooked?
Reports from inside the intelligence community indicate that what military assessments find and what the public is being told may be two very different things
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