Links – Dec. 23, 2018

It’s beginning to look like a (very long) shutdown Indian Country Today

What’s affected by Trump’s government shutdown? Here’s what a partial shutdown actually means

For the latest reports from the union on the shutdown, go to www.afge.org/shutdown.

Fight racism

New Jersey ref with history of racism forces high school wrestler to cut off dreadlocks Daily Kos

Charter Schools and Race in New Orleans Big Easy

Imperialism and global politics

No matter how it appears, Trump isn’t getting out of Syria and Afghanistan Gowans

US quietly builds helipad on roof of embassy in Afghanistan

Arroyo Barril in the Dominican Republic: Coal Ash And Death Remain 15 Years Later

North Korea Says It Won’t Denuclearize Until U.S. Removes Threat NYTimes

Why Argentina’s New Loans From the IMF Are Spurring Unrest and a Deepening Social and Economic Crisis CommonDreams

With 10,000 People on the Streets, The Hungarian “Slave Law” Means a New Phase Lefteast

Labor

Machinists say Boeing fired workers over union membership Miami Herald

From last May: Union vote set for some South Carolina Boeing workers

The 8 Most Important Labor Stories of 2018 In These Times

Environment

Over 45,000 people hit by flash floods in northern Sri Lanka Tribune India

Indonesia tsunami: At least 222 dead and 843 injured after Krakatoa erupts Telegraph


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