Links – Feb. 26, 2019

Mississippi Players Kneel in Response to Confederacy Rally Truthdig

Gov. Newsom Calls for DNA Testing for Kevin Cooper RESUMEN

Venezuela

Venezuela crisis: Marco Rubio posts image of bloodied Colonel Gaddafi in apparent threat to Maduro The Independent

Warning ‘Every Option Is On the Table,’ Pompeo Stokes Fears of Military Force in Venezuela Common Dreams

The Coup Has Failed & Now the U.S. Is Looking to Wage War: Venezuelan Foreign Minister Speaks Out Democracy Now

How the Trump administration’s move on Venezuela came together NBC

Indigenous Peoples

The White Earth Band of Ojibwe Legally Recognized the Rights of Wild Rice. Here’s Why Yes! Mag

Defendants accuse Coastal GasLink of trying to ‘subvert authority’ of Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs CBC

Environmental Defender Murdered in Mexico Days Before Vote on Pipeline Project EcoWatch

Alton Gas goes to court to remove protesters from work site CBC

Carrie Ann Lucas, Disability Rights Activist and Attorney, Dies Following Denial From Insurance Company Rewire

Martina Navratilova Is Expelled From an LGBTQ Advocacy Group Over Transphobia Accusations Dave Zirin

‘Austerity, That’s What I Know’: The Making of a Young U.K. Socialist NYTimes

Now 19 and old enough to vote, Mr. McIntyre is making up for lost time. Over the last six months, he was drawn into the center of the Momentum movement, an ideological marketplace buzzing with rebranded socialism and trade unionism. His parents may have gotten their news from The Sun and The Daily Mail, but he listens to reports on the “crisis of capitalism” from Novara Media, a left-wing independent media group. Over Christmas he started reading Marx.

The US government just made clear it’s going to go after all tech from Chinese companies CNBC


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