Links – Dec. 7, 2018

France

France’s CGT union calls 48-hour energy strike in support of yellow vests Reuters

Labor

Workers Are Fighting Retail Robber Barons – and Winning Truthout

Marriott strike yields 40 percent pay hike for Westin housekeepers San Diego Tribune

 

Students at Temple University march in support of professor Marc Lamont Hill, Dec. 6, 2018.

Marc Lamont Hill and the legacy of punishing black internationalists Washington Post

Palestine

Why Auschwitz survivor Esther Bejarano supports BDS EI

Ukraine

US makes preparations to sail warship into Black Sea amid Russia-Ukraine tensions CNN

How Kerch Strait Incident is a Deliberate Provocation NEO

Indigenous Peoples

Amanda Swimmer, Potter and Keeper of Cherokee Traditions, Dies at 97 NYTimes

Capitalist crisis

U.S. fund investors pull most cash from bonds in five weeks Reuters

China

‘Shocking’ Huawei Arrest Threatens to Upend Trump-Xi Trade Truce Bloomberg

NAFTA

As Battle Over NAFTA 2.0 Heats Up, New Report Documents 25 Years of NAFTA’s Disproportionate Damage to U.S. Latino and Mexican Working People


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