Links – Jan. 7, 2019

Unist’ot’en and Gidimt’en Checkpoints on High Alert as RCMP Plan Tactical Unit Assault

Millions could face severe cuts to food stamps due to government shutdown CBS

Community turns out to remember, share stories of Henny Scott Billings Gazette

Imperialism and global politics

China warns US after guided-missile destroyer sent to patrol disputed islands Independent

‘Sonic attack’ on US embassy in Havana could have been crickets, say scientists Guardian

At least 30 killed in Afghanistan gold mine accident Euronews

Global Looter: US To Take Afghanistan’s Minerals To Defray Costs Middle East Rising

John Bolton says US won’t pull out of Syria yet, “there are objectives that we want to accomplish” AP


Women march across France to show the female faces of the ‘yellow vest’ movement Euronews

Why France’s Yellow Vest protests have been ignored by “The Resistance” in the US OffGuardian

French Police Block Yellow Vests From National Assembly Telesur

A Call For National Mobilization To Oppose NATO, War And Racism UNAC

150 million Indians to go on strike against Modi’s “anti-labour” policies Quartz India

23AndMe’s Pharma Deals Have Been the Plan All Along Wired

The $9 Billion Upcharge: How Insurers Kept Extra Cash From Medicare WSJ

Denied: How some Tennessee doctors earn big money denying disability claims The Tennessean

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