Links – Feb. 14, 2019

Ilhan Omar

‘You have trafficked in hate your whole life’: Rep. Ilhan Omar swings back at Trump Roll Call

Rep. Ilhan Omar Clashes With Iran-Contra Convict Elliott Abrams Over U.S. Role in Central America Daily Beast

Labor

Chicago charter strike prepares to enter second week as talks stall over pay Chicago Tribune

A record number of US workers went on strike in 2018 Vox

National strike paralyzes Belgium Politico

Incarcerated Immigrants Are Being Tortured Truthout

The Real Motive Behind the FBI Plan to Investigate Trump as a Russian Agent Gareth Porter

Working-class Venezuelans explain for themselves why they oppose a US-backed coup.

Venezuela

US Air Freight Company that Smuggled Weapons Into Venezuela Linked to CIA “Black Site” Renditions MPN

Watch working-class Venezuelans explain for themselves why they oppose a US-backed coup The Canary

U.S. Congress won’t support military intervention in Venezuela Reuters

Capitalist crisis

Latest Warning Sign for Markets: A Possible ‘Earnings Recession’ NYTimes

An ‘earnings recession’ has arrived, and the market’s not ready for it, Morgan Stanley says CNBC

Netanyahu May Have Declared War on Iran Slate

Who are the 12 Catalan leaders facing years in prison? aljazeera.com

 


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