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UAW strike puts Trump, GOP in political bind in key states 22.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
GOP officials have largely avoided taking sides in the strike that threatens to upend the economy in Michigan, an election battleground, a year before the 2020 vote. The muted response reflects the tricky politics of labor for Republicans.
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Letters to the Editor: If you eat meat, you're not serious about fighting climate change 22.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

It's great to protest over climate change, but it doesn't mean much until we stop raising animals for food, a major driver of global warming.

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3 ways to support employee climate activism 22.9.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Children around the world are leading climate activism — here's how adults can provide support and solidarity.
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Author Naomi Klein on the opportunity of multiple lifetimes: fighting the climate emergency 21.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
In her new book, the writer and activist urges us to take this chance to create a clean economy and save both humanity and its only home.
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Nurses at St. Luke's in Duluth reach tentative contract agreement 21.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The St. Luke's nurses voted earlier this month to authorize a strike, but the union said Saturday that the strike notice will be withdrawn.
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U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia, hold off on striking Iran 21.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The Pentagon on Friday announced it will deploy additional U.S. troops and missile defense equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, as President Trump has at least for now put off any immediate military strike on Iran in response to the attack on the Saudi oil industry.
Photos: Students strike for climate change action 21.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Thousands of young protesters left school Friday to join the global climate strike in more than a dozen Minnesota cities — from Bemidji to Rochester. The protesters are demanding immediate action on climate change and major reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
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Millions of youth worldwide strike for climate action 21.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
In one of the largest youth-led demonstrations in history, millions of people from Manhattan to Mumbai took to the streets around the globe on Friday, their chants, speeches and homemade signs delivering the same stern message to world leaders: Do more to combat climate change. And do it faster.
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Abcarian: Think Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren aren't electable? Try talking to striking GM auto workers 21.9.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Many striking GM workers voted for Trump over Clinton. Remember that when you hear pundits say Sanders and Warren aren't electable.

EDF President Fred Krupp: Climate strikers understand we cannot wait to act 20.9.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EDF President Fred Krupp: Climate strikers understand we cannot wait to act
How employee activists inspired Amazon's Climate Pledge 20.9.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Both Amazon employees and outsiders say it's a welcome signal, but plan to continue to push the company on its climate goals.
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Saudi Arabia says it's 'willing and able' to respond to Iran. Is it? 20.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Is Saudi Arabia 'willing and able' to respond to Iran? Yes, it says.

Climate strike in Colorado: Dozens of youth-led movements expected throughout the state Friday 20.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado students will join young people across the nation and globe Friday, leading school walkouts, marches and protest to bring attention to climate change.
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'Fridays for Future' | Global call to action on climate change 20.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News
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U.S. military to present Trump with several options on Iran 20.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Pentagon will present a broad range of military options to President Donald Trump on Friday as he considers how to respond to what administration officials say was an unprecedented Iranian attack on Saudi Arabia's oil industry.
Protests planned worldwide Friday calling for action on climate change 20.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Protests, walkouts are planned worldwide Friday calling for action on climate change in a youth-led movement for renewable energy, carbon-neutral goals

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The Global Climate Strike could make history. Here's what you need to know 20.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

On Friday, 5,000 youth-led demonstrations in 156 countries — 100-plus in California — will demand government action to end reliance on fossil fuels.

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Column: What's behind Elizabeth Warren's rise? It's the logic, stupid 20.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

While Bernie Sanders caterwauls about revolution, Joe Biden turns to incoherent sentimentalism and the president suffocates reason, Warren's simple truths are getting our left brains working again.

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U.S. military to present several options to Trump on Iran 20.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The Pentagon will present a broad range of military options to President Trump on Friday as he considers how to respond to what administration officials say was an unprecedented Iranian attack on Saudi Arabia's oil industry.

Episode 189: The 2019 VERGE Vanguard speaks, a peek into Climate Week 20.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Featuring outtakes from our interviews with plastics game-changer Priyanka Bakaya (Renewlogy), carbon solutions geek Lisa Dyan (Kiverdi and Air Protein) and tree planter for profit Jurriaan Ruys (Land Life Company). Plus, we catch up with Climate Group CEO Helen Clarkson.
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