Links – Jan. 16, 2019

Press TV anchor Marzieh Hashemi jailed in US on unspecified charges Press TV

Gov’t shutdown

NYC Inmates Are Going on Hunger Strike to Protest Visits Cancelled Because of Shutdown Splinter

No Park Rangers or Food Inspections – But Government Reopens for Oil and Gas USNews

The IRS Asks 46,000 Employees to Come Back to Work Without Pay Splinter

Hundreds of flights axed as fresh strike hits German airports Gulf Times

“I’m proud as can be of my Black ancestry.” Carol Channing Passes Away at 97 Broadway Black

Longtime Reporter Leaves NBC, Accuses Media of “Lionizing Destructive Organizations” Like the FBI DownWithTyranny

Murder of Gdańsk mayor highlights Poland’s polarization Politico

The FBI’s Investigation of Trump as a “National Security Threat” is Itself a Serious Danger. But J. Edgar Hoover Pioneered the Tactic Intercept

Indigenous Peoples

Labrador Land Protectors show solidarity with Wet’suwet’en Labradorian

TransCanada Pumping Stations Shut Down in Support of Wet’suwet’en Last Real Indians

Pipeline protests – how politicians got it all wrong Ottawa Citizen

The uncontacted tribes of Brazil face genocide under Jair Bolsonaro Guardian

Trump invokes one of the worst Native American massacres to mock Elizabeth Warren Washington Post

Colombia Mourns 8th Indigenous Leader Killed in 2019 Telesur

Review: Why The Working Class Matters Michael Yates

El Chapo paid $100m bribe to former Mexican president Peña Nieto, witness says Guardian

Capitalist crisis

U.S. Steel Companies Face Downturn Despite Trump Claims of Revival NYTimes

Gloom Ahead of World Economic Storm IPS

Heavy Crude: From Glut To Shortage Oilprice.com

Malaysia Blames Goldman Sachs for Stolen Billions NYTimes

Britain Robbed India Of $45 Trillion & Thence 1.8 Billion Indians Died From Deprivation Countercurrents

Empire State manufacturing index slumps in January to lowest level in more than a year MarketWatch

World’s first robot hotel fires half of its robot staff The Register

New Migrant Caravan Leaves for U.S. Border USNews

The US Has Military Forces in Over 160 Countries, but the Pentagon Is Hiding the Exact Numbers Grey Zone

Okinawa Activists Petition White House to Stop Military Base Construction DC Media Group

What the ‘Irish famine’ genocide teaches us about Palestine Mondoweiss

Insect collapse: ‘We are destroying our life support systems’ Guardian

Rosa Luxemburg and the struggle for health Lancet

Rosa Luxemburg’s Attitude towards the Russian Revolution after the November Revolution in Germany Clara Zetkin


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