Links – Jan. 12, 2019

A potentially tectonic event shakes up the Mumia Abu-Jamal case Nation of Change

Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous convoys slow Ontario highway traffic in solidarity with B.C. pipeline protest CBC

Outrage In Canada After Militarized RCMP Arrest 14 Wet’Suwet’en Land Defenders on Sovereign Indigenous Land RNN

Uncle livestreams newborn’s apprehension on Facebook Windspeaker.com

Dominion Attempted To Buy-Off Indigenous Peoples’ Silence On Atlantic Coast Pipeline NC Policy Watch

Argentina’s Indigenous People Fight for Land Rights IPS

Capitalist crisis

Do We Really Need Billionaires? History News Network

Two-Thirds Of Low-Income Women In 1 Major City Can’t Always Afford Tampons And Pads HuffPost

Workers at Domestic Violence Shelters Are Covering Lost Shutdown Funds Out of Their Own Pockets Splinter

Labor

$15 Minimum Wage: Job Killer or Path Out of Poverty? RNN

Irish nurses, midwives to strike demanding increased recruitment Peoples Dispatch

Photo Essay: Marriott Workers Celebrate Victory on the Picket Line Truthout

Bases, bases, everywhere… except in the Pentagon’s report Salon

Media Worried US Won’t Occupy Syria Forever FAIR

China’s Ambassador to Canada Blames ‘White Supremacy’ in Feud Over Arrests NYTimes

China Leads the Way in Eradicating Extreme Poverty RNN (umm, for some reason they leave the word socialism out of this discussion)

Angela Davis Speaks Out on Palestine, BDS & More After Civil Rights Award Is Revoked Democracy Now

CDC says it’s another bad flu season with up to 7.3 million people sick so far CNBC


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