Links – Feb. 4, 2019

Guards Pepper Spray Protesters At Brooklyn Jail Where Inmates Went Without Heat For A Week Gothamist

Days Before the Super Bowl, Colin Kaepernick Mural in Atlanta is Destroyed The Root

Philly DA Larry Krasner disinvited to speak at Yale Law conference after Mumia Abu-Jamal appeal philly.com

Blackface scandal spotlights deeply embedded racism in US AP

Venezuela

Trump says sending military to Venezuela ‘an option’ CBS Reuters

4 Gains Maduro’s Venezuela Made That Mainstream Media Ignores teleSUR

Bret Stephens, the ‘Times,’ and Fearmongering Over Venezuela The Nation

Thousands Rally to Defend PSUV, Reject US Coup in Caracas (Videos) GPA

China

The U.S. is now in a winner-take-all race with China for dominance in 5G (Huawei), artificial intelligence and quantum computing. Axios

The real reason Trump’s ripped up the nuclear treaty that’s kept us safe since the 1980s? Fear of China Daily Mail

China rips US plans for multilateral nuclear treaty Nikkei Asian Review

Evangelicals in Cuba mount drive against same-sex marriage SF Chron

Behind the Lion Air Crash, a Trail of Decisions Kept Pilots in the Dark NYTimes


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