Links – Feb. 6, 2019

Why 5G, a battleground for US and China, is also a fight for military supremacy SCMP

France

France’s Yellow Vest protesters join union march for the first time France24

Police teargas protesters in Paris as unions rally over minimum wage (VIDEOS) RT

French police talk about shooting Yellow Vest protesters in a leaked tape RT

Amazon sacks staff ‘for supporting gilets jaunes’ The Connexion

France’s class wars Le Monde diplomatique

Secretary-General of the General Confederation of Labour (CGT) French worker’s union, Philippe Martinez (second from right), takes part in a ‘Day of strikes’ called by the union in the French capital, Paris, on February 5, 2019.

Intel Chiefs Use “Global Threat” Report to Uphold US War Machine Gareth Porter

Venezuela

Venezuela strongly condemns decision by EU PressTV video

Lima Group calls for Maduro ouster ‘without force’ PressTV

Cheryl Labash, writer and anti-imperialist activist, also told Press TV that the US “is trying to redraw its hegemony over Latin America” by ousting Maduro who “is a democratically elected president of Venezuela.”

Video: Global solidarity with people of Venezuela YouTube

The Lima Group: International Outlaws NEO

Maduro: Oil, gold & other riches behind Trump’s Venezuela crusade RT

Indigenous Peoples

Wet’suwet’en hereditary leaders, supporters call for stop work order on Coastal GasLink pipeline CBC News

South Korea No Longer Calls North Korea ‘The Enemy’ In Defense Ministry White Paper Hankyoreh

20 Years After the NYPD Killing of Amadou Diallo, His Mother and Community Ask: What’s Changed? NewYork

Syria Sitrep – Trump Says U.S. Will Leave But Pentagon Keeps Adding Forces Moon of Alabama

Top Nancy Pelosi Aide Privately Tells Insurance Executives Not to Worry About Democrats Pushing “Medicare for All” The Intercept

(Racist) Liam Neeson Explains Why There’s No Such Thing as Racism The Root


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