Links – Dec. 9, 2018

China

Canada Takes A Hostage: Free Meng Wanzhou NEO

China demands release of Huawei executive detained in Canada CGTN

The Phony US-China Truce Project Syndicate

Climate change

The ‘great dying’: rapid warming caused largest extinction event ever, report says Guardian

‘It’s a sad reality’: a troubling trend sees a 97% decline in monarch butterflies Guardian

The Deathly Insect Dilemma Counterpunch

In/migrants & refugees

In the Valley of Fear NYRB

More undocumented workers step forward to allege abusive conditions at Trump’s New Jersey golf club Daily Kos

France

Watch turmoil unfold in France as Yellow Vest protests enter 4th weekend, with 125,000 protesters and 89,000 additional police SOTT

The WFTU on the side of the French workers World Federation of Trade Unions

Les Déplorables Demand The Fall Of The Regime Moon of Alabama

High school students are blasted with tear gas and kick grenades back at police – as thousands leave class to join ‘Yellow Vest’ riots across France Daily Mail

The Yellow Vest Rebellion

Can the Yellow Vests Speak? Jacobin

Imperialism

Spare me America’s tears for Jamal Khashoggi – this excuse for Trump-bashing ignores the CIA’s past crimes Robert Fisk

Familiar symbols? Ukraine’s president poses with ‘elite’ paratrooper sporting…SS insignia RT

Prominent Doctors Aren’t Disclosing Their Industry Ties in Medical Journal Studies. And Journals Are Doing Little to Enforce Their Rules ProPublica


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