Links – Feb. 12, 2019

Venezuela

Maduro kicks off Venezuela’s ‘most important military drills in history’ (PHOTOS, VIDEOS) RT

Haitian and Dominican governments betray Venezuela at the OAS; Popular sectors mobilize for resistance Haiti Analysis

Before Venezuela: a long history of US imperialism in Latin America Counterfire

Pentagon Seeks Massive Increase for ‘Slush Fund’ War Account Foreign Policy

Hondurans protest U.S.-backed government as thousands flee Truthout

“Teachers united will never be defeated.” Denver teachers and their supporters protested outside school district headquarters on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019.

Labor

3,000 Teachers in Denver Go on Strike Payday Report

School strikes lead to highest number of work stoppages in 11 years MarketWatch

WVA teachers: voted to approve authorization for our respective leaders to call for an “action” if & when warranted. AFT-West Virginia

As Anchor Steam workers sign union cards, the craft brewing industry is poised for a labor movement Salon

ICE confirms 45 transgender women being held at Texas detention center Washington Blade

Anayansi Rodriguez Camejo’s talk at Cuba 60th anniversary celebration

Indigenous Peoples

Violence Against Indigenous People Is Rising Across the World Truthout

Bill would rename Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day AP

A hazardous mixture: Coal mining, militarization driving away IPs from homes, communities in Mindanao

Wells Fargo banking systems breakdown raises new concerns SF Chronicle

China reassigns 60,000 soldiers to plant trees in bid to fight pollution The Independent

United Communist Party holds Third Congress in Moscow

Evolution Is Not the Cause of Selfish Capitalism. Cooperation is imprinted in our genes just as unmistakably as competition


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