Links – March 25, 2019

Indigenous Peoples

‘A State of Emergency’: Native Americans Stranded for Days by Flooding NYTimes

On Pine Ridge in South Dakota, extreme weather and bad roads have left some residents stranded for nearly two weeks with limited food and water.

March 24, 1839: 180th Anniversary of the #TrailofTears is a Time to Reflect and Look Forward Native News Online

Pittsburgh, March 23.

Protests held in Pittsburgh after cop cleared in shooting AP

Amid the March Madness, a Call to Unionize the NCAA Truthdig

Russiagate

It’s official: Russiagate is this generation’s WMD Taibbi

Russiagate Skeptics Rightly Boast About Being Proven 100% Correct Caitlin Johnstone

Russiagate Is Really Finished Moon of Alabama

Former Ford executives found guilty for aiding in the 1970s torture of workers CGTN

Yugoslavia

Killing for Credibility: A Look Back at the 1999 NATO Air War on Yugoslavia Common Dreams

This month marks the 20th anniversary of Operation Allied Force, NATO’s 78-day air war against Yugoslavia. It was a war waged as much against Serbian civilians—hundreds of whom perished—as it was against Slobodan Milošević’s forces, and it was a campaign of breathtaking hypocrisy and selective outrage. More than anything, it was a war that by President Bill Clinton’s own admission was fought for the sake of NATO’s credibility.

NATO Justifies Bombing Civilian Centers Of Serbia 20 Years On FRN

Venezuela

Russia Gives US Red Line on Venezuela Strategic Culture

The meeting in the Italian capital between U.S. “special envoy” on Venezuelan affairs Elliot Abrams and Russia’s deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov had an air of urgency in its arrangement.

Trump Official Boasts Crippling US Sanctions on Venezuela Are Like Darth Vader’s Death Grip GrayZone

‘A punch in the gut’: Farmers hit by tariffs see crops swept away by flood Washington Post

The inventors of insulin sold their patent for a buck. Why is it so expensive? TreeHugger

“Medicare for All” Is Missing a Vital Group: The Incarcerated Marshall Project

Maduro: US Withholding $5 billion of Medical Supplies in ‘Criminal’ Measure Resumen

JPMorgan warns Boeing’s 737 Max crisis could drag down the entire US economy Business Insider

Sporadic clashes as Yellow Vests march to Montmartre for ‘Act 19’ of protests Agence France Presse

The Ethiopian king who shot himself rather than be captured by the British Quartz

The FBI Is the Enemy of the Left Truthout


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