Links – April 9, 2019

Midwest flooding causing an exodus of U.S. workers Axios

Coordinated Hunger Strike at Two Wisconsin Prisons Perilous Chronicle

U.S. Military Wary of China’s Foothold in Venezuela Foreign Policy

Where in The U.S. Are You Most Likely to Be Audited by the IRS? Pro Publica

Humphreys County, Mississippi, seems like an odd place for the IRS to go hunting for tax cheats. It’s a rural county in the Mississippi Delta known for its catfish farms, and more than a third of its mostly African American residents are below the poverty line. But according to a new study, it is the most heavily audited county in America.

Saudi Airstrikes Target Girls School in Yemen Killing 13 and Injuring 100 Geopolitics Alert

The Burning of Highlander Center: a Fascist-like Attack Counterpunch

The Pentagon is watching China’s commercial and financial creep in the crisis-gripped nation with growing alarm. In an interview with Foreign Policy, Adm. Craig Faller, the four-star military officer who heads U.S. Southern Command, pointed to a Chinese disinformation campaign designed to blame the United States for the blackouts that devastated Venezuela in recent weeks.

Iran Designates US Central Command a ‘Terrorist Group’ Operating in the Middle East Common Dreams

‘All Assistance is Provided at No Cost to You’ – FBI Letter to Martin Scorcese Spy Culture

Goldman: The Renewables Revolution Is Good For Big Oil OilPrice

Are you biased against nuclear power? Yup, say scientists Grist

Liz Wallace, left, whose indigenous ancestors were enslaved by John Sutter, a German-born migrant who naturalized as a Mexican citizen in 1840 to obtain a land grant.

What if Mexico Still Included California, Nevada and Texas? NYTimes

NATO propaganda promotes war, military spending Yves Engler

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