Links – Dec. 8, 2018

France

End of the World? The social warfare unleashed by Macron in the past 18 months has sparked anger in the French population. Verso

‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Shake France. Here’s the Lesson for Climate Change. NYTimes

France: Macron scrapping fuel tax is ‘not enough,’ says man who inspired Yellow Vests DW

The Yellow Vests (‘Gilets Jaunes’) We are Plan C

Labor

Charter school teachers in Chicago are in their fourth day of a strike Chicago Sun Times

Virgin Atlantic pilots to strike in run-up to Christmas Day Guardian

Economy

U.S. Stocks Slide Amid Trade Tensions, Growth Fears MorningStar

Bitcoin falls 10% as bad news descends like ‘cockroaches coming out of a hole’ MarketWatch

Imperialism

The Black Agenda Report obituary on George H.W. Bush

L.A. County Sheriff’s Department suspends operations by unit that stopped thousands of innocent Latinos on 5 Freeway Los Angeles Times

Millions of Americans Could Face Surprise Emergency Room Bills in January Bloomberg


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