Links – March 23, 2019

Economic crisis

U.S. Markets Flash Warning Last Seen Before Great Recession Bloomberg

The fantasy world of the Long Depression Michael Roberts

The Long Depression has become a fantasy world of rising financial asset prices, low investment and productivity growth, where nearly everybody can get a job (working part-time, temporary or self-employed), but not a living.

Furious Over Falling Pay, Los Angeles Uber Drivers Prepare to Strike Gizmodo

Imperialism

Pompeo: It’s ‘Possible’ Trump Was Sent by God to Save the Jewish People From Iran Daily Beast

Islamophobia Is A Global Crisis — And It’s Time We View It That Way HuffPost

Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2019

Boeing 737 MAX

Asleep at the Controls: Boeing and the 737 MAX Debacle Geopolitical Monitor

Boeing has failed, showing the nasty side of capitalism itself. Rushing to protect its market share and shareholder value in financial markets, Boeing delivered an apparently faulty airplane, using tactics, which will surely be many a lawyer’s target in the next few months and years.

Detained ‘Dreamer’ Working as a Flight Attendant Released After Social Media Uproar Grit

Venezuela

Exclusive: U.S. threatens to derail meeting of Latam lender if China bars Venezuela representative from U.S. puppet Guaido Reuters

US Imposes New Sanctions as Venezuelan Government Denounces Takeover of Diplomatic Offices Venezuelanalysis

What a Military Intervention in Venezuela Would Look Like Foreign Affairs

Nicaragua: Failed Opposition Rally is Still Grist for the US Propaganda Mill AFGJ


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