Links – Feb. 5, 2019

French Yellow Vests Going Strong For Act 12 Protests Truth Revolution

The Only Super Bowl Tension Was Off the Field Dave Zirin

Trump Says He Wants US Troops in Iraq to “Watch Iran.” Iraqis’ Response: Get Out CommonDreams

The Pentagon will deploy another 3,750 troops to Mexican border CNBC

Unemployment is low only because ‘involuntary’ part-time work is high Business Insider

Oil prices slide due to uncertainty in global economy, peaked following US sanctions on Iran and Venezuela Reuters

Venezuela oil


Regime Change for Profit: Chevron, Halliburton Cheer On US Venezuela Coup MPN

The Social Fabric of Chavismo Verso

A Forecast of Trump’s Fiasco in Venezuela Manuel E. Yepe

Canada Denies teleSUR Press Credentials for Lima Group Meeting teleSUR

What the mainstream media doesn’t tell you about Venezuela Yves Engler

Twitter Erupts After 2,000 Pro-Venezuelan Accounts Are Deleted teleSUR

Communique from the International Peoples’ Assembly Regarding Venezuela Resumen

The Real Reason the US Wants Regime Change in Venezuela SCG

Establishment ‘expert’ admits US sanctions on Venezuela are designed to ‘make the economy scream’ The Canary

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


Brookings: Africa’s consumer market potential

Africa is one of the fastest-growing consumer markets in the world. Household consumption has increased even faster than its gross domestic product (GDP) in recent years—and that average annual GDP growth has consistently outpaced the global average.

Counterprotesters Burn Klansman In Effigy As Georgia White Supremacist Rally Fizzles Huffington Post

Photo of Mitch McConnell posing in front of Confederate flag resurfaces amid Ralph Northam scandal Salon

Tech Is Splitting the U.S. Work Force in Two NYTimes

Was Architecture Better Under Socialism? Boston Review

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