The walkout comes a day after members of Parliament approved an anti-strike bill that, if made into law, would enforce “minimum service levels” for railroads and emergency services, Julia Conley reports.
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Al Jazeera Sues Israeli Forces in Intl Criminal Court
The news network said the killing of Palestinian-America journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in May was part of a wider attack on journalists in Palestine.
COP27: Loss & Damage Deal, But No Fossil Fuel Phaseout
Despite a hard-fought victory on a developing world fund, campaigners said COP-27 failed to call for a phaseout of all fossil fuels.
US Warns Australia Against Anti-Nuclear Treaty
Disarmament activists condemned Washington’s effort to intimidate the Albanese government from shifting its position on a treaty that the vast majority of Australians, according to a poll in March, support signing and ratifying.
Biden’s Disastrous LNG Export Goal
An environmental watchdog group assesses the climate damage implied by the White House’s plan to send billions of cubic meters of fracked gas to Europe annually until 2030.
Major Rail Union Rejects White House-Brokered Proposal
As the membership of a maintenance-and-construction union reset the countdown to a potential work stoppage, negotiators return to the bargaining table.
$3 Billion More for War, But Nothing for Free Covid Tests
A U.S. government portal says shipments will be suspended on Sept. 2 because Congress hasn’t provided additional funding to replenish the nation’s stockpile of Covid tests.
Facebook Shares Abortion-Related Chats With Police
In response to a mother-daughter case in Nebraska, digital rights groups are calling for end-to-end encryption of all conversations conducted on the social media giant’s platform.
9/11 Families to Biden: Release Details of Saudi Involvement
The survivors’ latest push for declassification follows a call by several Democratic senators for a review of the FBI documents just short of 20 years after the attacks.
ELECTION 2020: Cracks Emerge in Democratic Party a Week After Election
Progressives send their party a memo: Don’t blame us for centrists’ losses.