All News Articles for 2016-08-30

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
How the Decline in Union Membership Is Hurting All of Us: Report
'Rebuilding our system of collective bargaining is an important tool available for fueling wage growth and ending the era of persistent wage stagnation'
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'Won't Accept Destruction': Global Communities Line Up to Ban Fracking
'This decision proves the power of grassroots advocacy. Individuals have won over powerful and influential mining companies'
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New Migration Wave From Libya Forces Single-Day Rescue of 6,500 Refugees
Calm seas lead thousands to attempt treacherous Mediterranean crossing
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Austerity-Mad Red States Received More Federal Aid
Analysis of 2014 budgets finds that states that voted against Obama twice were the greatest beneficiaries of federal money
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Ireland's Outrage Over EU's Apple Ruling Reveals Fraudulent Global Tax System
'I t shows how subordinate to the corporations our establishment have become—they want a tax haven nation where workers pay countless charges and the wealthy pay nothing.'
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Police Still Not Reporting Deaths in Custody and New DOJ Rule Won't Help: Groups
"Police departments should report deaths in custody when they happen," letter states. "But these regulations make it clear that DOJ would rather bend over backwards to accommodate police departments' dysfunction or reluctance."
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How ISDS Is a Playground for the Ultra-Wealthy, Corrupt, and Criminal
Pending trade agreements, including the TPP, would dramatically expand this system—and in turn, its corporate-friendly consequences
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'Another Day, Another Death Knell' for TTIP as France Calls for End of Talks
Describing ongoing negotiations as producing "nothing or just crumbs," French Junior Trade Minister Matthias Fekl says there is "no more political support in France" for the corporate-friendly deal
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World is Warming at Rate 'Unprecedented' for 1,000 Years
'People who think this is over are viewing the world through rose-tinted spectacles. This is a chronic problem for society for the next 100 years'
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