Links – March 7, 2019

Sacramento police arrest 84, including a reporter, at Stephon Clark protests The Week

After 40 years in solitary confinement, activist Albert Woodfox tells his story of survival Guardian

In open letter, Jewish Americans come out in support of Ilhan Omar Middle East Monitor

Kirstjen Nielsen Says ‘We Don’t Use Cages for Children’—After US Put Migrant Kids in Cages Daily Beast

Erie Locomotive Plant Workers Strike against Two-Tier Labor Notes

Fight racism

Mississippi Man’s Family Seeks Answers About His Beating Death in Jail NYTimes

The Sad Connection Between Slavery and Police Presence in Schools The Root

Students at Ole Miss vote to remove Confederate statue from center of campus The Week

WFTU Declaration on the International Working Women’s Day 8 March 2019

New Harvard Poll Finds More Than Half of Voters Under 35 Want Socialism GritPost

Evidence Grows That Trump’s Trade Wars Are Hitting U.S. Economy Bloomberg

Africa

600 Burkinabe mineworkers who lost jobs after mine closure demand fair compensation Industrial Union

Cameroon and the Double Standard of the ‘International Community’

Argentina Teachers Start 72-Hour National Strike Against Macri Neoliberal Policies teleSUR

Venezuela, Haiti and Cuba

Venezuela names German ambassador ‘persona non grata’ for ‘interference in its internal affairs’ RT

Haitian Opposition Insists on Resuming Anti-government Protests Prensa Latina

Korda’s militia woman Granma

The story of Idolka Sánchez, the militia face immortalized by Korda’s lens in 1962, one of the millions of women protagonists of the Cuban Revolution

Stanislav Ruzanov: Reflections on 100th anniversary of the Comintern


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