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How Star Wars Came to Alaska

Jeffrey St. Clair CounterPunch
It’s the old Cold War routine repeated once again: The money goes south, but the risk and the waste stays up in Alaska.

‘Somebody Intervened in Washington’

lec MacGillis Pro Publica
How ConocoPhillips overcame years of resistance from courts, native Alaskans, environmental groups and several federal agencies is the story of how Washington really works.

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Anchorage Unions Protest Proposed Labor Law Revision

Kyle Hopkins Anchorage Daily News
A large demonstration was held in Anchorage to protest the Mayor's attempt to institute sweeping changes he believes are needed to streamline labor negotiations and deliver city services cheaper and more efficiently. As written, the plan would limit raises, eliminate the right to strike and give the Assembly the final word on stalled labor disputes, among many new provisions.
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