Links – Jan. 3, 2018

Indigenous Peoples

From ‘Depleted’ Food Stores to Understaffed Health Clinics, Native Americans ‘Among Hardest Hit’ by Trump Shutdown Common Dreams

Shutdown Leaves Food, Medicine and Pay in Doubt in Indian Country NYTimes

Trump’s shutdown: Navajo Nation residents trapped in their homes as federal snowplows stop running Kos

Brazil’s new President Jair Bolsonaro rolls back Indigenous tribe protections ABC

Keeping watch, pipeline protesters brave cold nights on Burnaby Mountain BuranbyNow

Nicholas Heyward Sr.

Nicholas Heyward Sr., Freedom Fighter and Father to a Movement Medium

The Problem with Border Security NACLA

‘The US Has Been at the Root of the Undemocratic History of the CongoFAIR

READ: Patrice Lumumba’s most revealing letter written before his assassination Face2Face Africa

Labor

‘We are not robots’: Amazon warehouse employees push to unionize Guardian

Trump formalizes federal pay freeze for 2019 Federal Times

Only four of the nation’s 41 rail systems met safety deadline Digital

China plans 6,800 km of new rail track in 2019 amid infrastructure push Reuters

Economy

Apple Drops iPhone Bombshell on Already Reeling Stock Market AP

Drug companies greet 2019 with U.S. price hikes Reuters

Oil prices fall on economic worries and surging supply CNBC

Oil prices end with first year of losses since 2015 Business Times

Market’s Favorite Recession Indicator Lurches Lower in New Year Bloomberg

‘We exist’: California begins issuing state IDs with a third gender option Guardian

A Hidden History of the Cuban Revolution: How the Working Class Shaped the Guerrillas’ Victory Monthly Review

Is Russia imperialist? Monthly Review

One Hamptons party explains what’s wrong with American politics NYPost

The British Royals Have Always Been Scum Jacobin


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