- Union leader Riley calling for work stoppage at Port of Charleston, other maritime facilities
A key leader of the union that represents dock workers in Charleston and other at East and Gulf Coast ports is threatening a work stoppage and a march on Washington, D.C., to protest what he says is the loss of jobs to over-regulation and interference by government-run maritime agencies.
www.postandcourier.com | Saturday 25 Feb 2017, 4:00am
- Greek debt: will EU and IMF finally offer light at the end of the tunnel?
Knocked off the front pages by Brexit and Donald Trump, Greece is back on the agenda. The country's two most important creditors will meet in Berlin on Wednesday when the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, hosts the head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde.
www.theguardian.com | Friday 24 Feb 2017, 5:00pm
- Police make arrests at Standing Rock in push to evict remaining activists
Only a few dozen people remained at the Dakota Access pipeline protest encampment on Wednesday night after the state's eviction deadline saw most of the activists leave voluntarily amid a show of force from law enforcement in riot gear.
www.theguardian.com | Friday 24 Feb 2017, 2:00pm
- TTC union leader Kinnear seeks contempt order for rival Sforza
The struggle for control of the Toronto Transit Commission's largest union is due back in court on Thursday, where lawyers acting for the union's recently reinstated president, Bob Kinnear, will try to persuade a judge to find a rival leader in contempt of court and throw him in jail.
beta.theglobeandmail.com | Friday 24 Feb 2017, 1:00pm
- TTC union votes 'no confidence' in Kinnear's leadership
The executive board of the TTC's largest union has approved a motion of 'no confidence' in the leadership of Bob Kinnear. The board for Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 113 held an emergency session on Tuesday night.
www.citynews.ca | Friday 24 Feb 2017, 11:00am
- Sweden's recycling is so revolutionary, the country has run out of rubbish
We can only dream of such an effective system in the UK, which is why we end up paying expensive transport costs to send rubbish to be recycled overseas rather than paying fines to send it to landfill under The Landfill Tax of 1996.
www.independent.co.uk | Friday 24 Feb 2017, 4:00am
- Women Of Standing Rock Make A Powerful Plea Before Evacuation
With a Feb. 22 evacuation deadline quickly approaching, the women of the Standing Rock Sioux have a simple request. They need help, and they need it now.
www.huffingtonpost.com | Thursday 23 Feb 2017, 3:00pm
- Toronto Activists Demand Action On Overdose Crisis
Drug users and their allies marched through Toronto February 21 demanding immediate action from all levels of government to stop more preventable overdose deaths.
torontoist.com | Thursday 23 Feb 2017, 12:00pm