Links – Dec. 17, 2018

Fight racism

Police Officers Who Manhandled Jazmine Headley and Her 1-Year-Old Baby Will Not Be Punished The Root

They Grabbed Her Baby and Arrested Her. Now Jazmine Headley Is Speaking Out. NYTimes

Capitalism

The U.S. Oil Industry’s Dirty Little Secret OilPrice The oil industry engaged in a secret campaign to undermine U.S. fuel economy standards

Women and oppressed genders

Pride in Havana. Photo: Bill Hackwell

Cuba Defending Sexual Diversity Resumen

Im/migrants and refugees

Why Hondurans See Migration as an Act of Civil Disobedience Yes!

Jakelin Caal’s Death Was Medically Cruel and Utterly Preventable DailyBeast

Trump’s Travel Ban is Preventing a Yemeni Mother From Seeing Her Dying Child Splinter

Labor unions and strikes

Hundreds March on Amazon Fulfillment Center in Minnesota Gizmodo

Chicago Teachers Union members overwhelmingly ratify UNO/Acero tentative agreement CTU

Somali-American workers demand better conditions GulfToday

Virgin Atlantic pilot strike: Airline seeks injunction to quash Christmas industrial action Independent

Environment

Global warming should be called global heating, says key scientist Guardian

Imperialism and global politics

Ahmad Sa’adat: Palestine will be freed by the people, not the elites Resumen

North Korea condemns U.S. sanctions Reuters

Mass Nationwide Protests Bring Togo to the Brink of Ending 50 Years of Dictatorship Truthout

The plunge of the peso in Argentina triggers a financial crisis CGTN

 


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