Links – Jan. 27, 2019

Denver Public Schools sends letter threatening to deport striking teachers Daily Kos

Who Shut Down the Shutdown? New Politics

Airport Shutdowns Forced Trump to Reopen the Government NYMag

A Venezuelan supporter of President Nicolas Maduro holds a sign that reads: “Going forward with Maduro.” Photo: teleSUR

Venezuela

Trump Appoints Elliot Abrams, Who Backed Central American Death Squads, to Oversee Coup in Venezuela RSN

A failed coup in Venezuela Vijay Prashad

Washington Follows Ukraine, Syria Roadmap in Push for Venezuela Regime Change MPN

Protests in France and Venezuela – Spot the Difference Sputnik

Top 5 Dumbest Arguments Defending Trump’s Venezuela Interventionism Medium

US orchestrates demands to call elections in Venezuela within 8 days – foreign ministry Tass

Indigenous Peoples

‘Invasion Day’ protests draw thousands on Australia’s national day Digital Journal

Offensive to celebrate genocide’: Invasion Day protesters take to streets Sydney Morning Herald

The onus is no longer on Indigenous Australia. Come and rise to change the nation Guardian

Why was a study on trafficking in Indian Country canceled? High Country News

Clemency Is Not Freedom: Lessons from the Case of Cyntoia Brown LV

Trump Meets With Hard-Right Group Led by Ginni Thomas NYTimes

These Women Make Your Zara Jeans. Now, They’re Demanding to Be Paid Fairly. Elle

During Shutdown, Trump’s NY Golf Club Fired a Dozen Undocumented Workers, Report Says Splinter

Industrial Agriculture, an Extraction Industry Like Fossil Fuels, a Growing Driver of Climate Change Inside Climate News

Can a Prosecutor Become President in the Age of Black Lives Matter? Intercept

Former students describe isolation, physical punishments, ‘cuddle puddles’ Billings Gazette

Davos Erupts in Laughter at the Notion of Tech Billionaire Paying More Taxes Motherboard

Poor southerners are joining the globe’s climate migrants Scalawag


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