Links – Dec. 19, 2018

Fight racism

Eric Reid Uses Cleats to Celebrate Activist Art and Kaep’s Cause Colorlines

Im/migrants and refugees

181 Nations Voted to Help Refugees. Only Hungary and US Voted “No.” Truthout

Imperialism and global politics

Have the Russian Military Aircrafts in Venezuela Breached the Door to “America’s Backyard”? Counterpunch

Philippines: Communists march in Laguna ahead of 50th anniversary Inquirer

Labor

Somali leaders and other community members gathered outside the Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee to protest working conditions on Friday.

Workers protest conditions at Amazon’s Shakopee center StarTribune

I was a contract worker in Google’s caste system—and it wasn’t pretty Quartz

Prisoners

The First Step Act Opens the Door to Digital Incarceration Truthout

Black Grandmother Who Could Have Been Freed for $30 Died After Spending the Last 150 Days of Her Life in Jail The Root

Capitalist crisis

Fate of $1 trillion in risky U.S. loans may be in Japan’s hands Japan Times

The Pentagon Failed Its Audit Amid a $21 Trillion Scandal (Yes, Trillion) TruthDig

Tech

Turning Off Facebook Location Tracking Doesn’t Stop It From Tracking Your Location Gizmodo


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