Links – Jan. 8, 2019

The five traditional clans of the Wet’suwet’en people resist the Coastal Gas Link pipeline

RCMP break down gate at Gidimt’en camp checkpoint; 12 reported arrested

Rallies Planned Internationally In Support Of Wet’Suwet’En Facing Court Injunction And RCMP Enforcement On Their Unceded Territory

Researchers say RCMP action against Wet’suwet’en would place corporate interests over Indigenous rights

As Canadian Police Target Pipeline Protesters on First Nations Territory, Solidarity Actions Planned Across North America CommonDreams

B.C. Indigenous group anticipating RCMP action at anti-LNG pipeline camp protest National Post

Read Cyntoia Brown’s full statement on her clemency Tennessean

France’s Macron reeling as tough stance against ‘yellow vests’ backfires Reuters

Imperialism

The Two Faces of the Empire Rafael Cancel Miranda

Iraq Rejects Iran Sanctions and US Troop Presence Geopolitics Alert

US Ships ‘Infringe Chinese Sovereignty’ As Trade Talks Begin Telesur

Labor

Two unions approve National Grid contract Boston Globe

The government has no idea how many gig workers there are, and that’s a problem MarketWatch

Capitalist crisis

Trucking Boom Ends, Next Phase in Cycle Starts Wolf Street

‘Is this really happening?’ Chemicals that tainted water on military bases spreading to other towns in Bucks, Montco Philly.com

Movies in 2018: Capitalist art cannibalizing itself FightBack!

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute under fire for rescinding Angela Davis honor Guardian

Cuba

José Ramón Fernández, Who Helped Form Cuba’s Army, Dies at 95 NYTimes


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