All News Articles for 2017-09-04

Monday, September 4, 2017
The La Tuna fire that raged in Los Angeles over the weekend was the largest ever seen in the city. Wildfires in California have been tied to the effects of climate change. Look Around: The Costs of Not Acting on Climate Are Adding Up Fast
From major hurricanes and flooding to droughts and fires, the refusal to accept the science of global warming is getting very expensive
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"A total of 28 states, including three this year, have passed right-to-work legislation," writes Christine Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project. In NAFTA Talks, Canada Demands US Drop Anti-Union 'Right to Work' Laws
Right to work laws are "a sledgehammer that dilutes worker organization and bargaining, paving the way for lower wages and a host of labor violations"
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Protesters held a March to Defend DACA and Immigrants in New York last month. Protests are planned this week to protect young undocumented immigrants. Immigrant Groups Mobilize To Combat Trump's 'Cruel' and 'Heartless' Plan to End DACA
Trump will reportedly end protections for young undocumented immigrants, with a six-month delay
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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley 'No More Road Left' for Diplomacy, US Ambassador Tells Security Council
The Trump administration's brazen threats of blocking trade and taking military action have conflicted with calls for restraint and diplomacy
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"We're up before the sun to say, we're not going to take it any more," declared the Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, which rallied workers outside of a Burger King. 'Can't Survive on $7.25': On Labor Day, Nationwide Calls for $15 Minimum Wage
"Rampant racism. Wage cuts. Attacks on unions. It's time to fight back."
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