Links – Feb. 2, 2019

Revealed: FBI investigated civil rights group as ‘terrorism’ threat and viewed KKK as victims Guardian

Italy slides into recession after economy shrinks Reuters

Hate crimes in L.A. highest in 10 years, with LGBTQ and African Americans most targeted LATimes

Fight racism

Detroit Cop Posts Racist Video Of Black Woman In Freezing Cold After He Seized Her Car Huffington Post

Ralph Northam in “clearly racist” photo with blackface, KKK robe; vows to serve out term Virginian Pilot

‘I Feel The Oxygen Going Out Of My Mouth’ The Appeal

In October 2018, Marshall Miles was taken into custody by Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies outside a convenience store. About 14 hours later, he was dead.

Football and the NFL Are Facing White Flight Atlantic

Auto worker in Tamaulipas, Mexico.

Labor

‘Long overdue’: Canadian auto workers standing behind 25,000 Mexican auto workers who’ve walked off the job

How Central American Migrants Helped Revive the US Labor Movement Latino Rebels

Vice Media, McClatchy Job Cuts Cap Two-Week Media Bloodbath Bloomberg

Americans Are Lining Up To Work For Amazon For $15 an Hour Quartz

Venezuela

The beast that is US hegemony closes in on Venezuela Medium

Venezuela – Coup Propaganda Claims Gang Violence Is Coup Supporting Protest Moon of Alabama

Who is Elliott Abrams? RT video

A Few Brave Women and Men: Members of Congress write Pompeo to oppose war of terror on Venezuela Washington Babylon

Trump pulls US out of Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty with Russia, triggering arms race fears The Independent

“Global warming” and “climate change” are disasters at conveying our environmental predicament Quartz

Indigenous Peoples

America colonization ‘cooled Earth’s climate’ BBC

45 NoDAPL Cases Dismissed – Warrants Quashed Upon Review Ordered by Judiciary

Indigenous Peoples Day Massachusetts

Cultural practices improve health care for Indigenous women living with violence

Indigenous Australians Are the Most Incarcerated People on Earth Vice

For many Indigenous communities climate change is not a distant problem The Star

France

Civilians in Police Crosshairs as France Adopts Totalitarian Tactics to Squash Yellow MintPress

Gilets Jaunes “Assembly of Assemblies” calls for massive strike

How the South Manchuria Railway Shaped Modern China Sixth Tone

Indian jobless rate at multi-decade high, report says, in blow to Modi Reuters

U.S. applies visa sanctions on Ghana JoyOnline

The media is badly botching the Medicare-for-all debate Washington Post

Foreign citizens make up nearly three-quarters of Silicon Valley tech workforce, report says Mercury News

Brooklyn Jail Goes Without Heat For Days During Brutal Cold Snap Gothamist

Trans Inmates Often Led to Slaughter, Even in Blue States Advocate

America Is Producing the Wrong Kind of Oil Bloomberg

Why VPNs won’t always keep you safe online Yahoo

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