Links – May 4, 2019

Pipeline Protesters Could Face 20 Years in Prison Under Bill in Texas House Texas Observer

Oglala Sioux Tribe bans Gov. Kristi Noem from Pine Ridge Reservation USAToday

How Private Equity Is Turning Public Prisons Into Big Profits The Nation

The Racist—and High Tech—Origins of America’s Modern Census Yasha Levine

Venezuela

Maduro: “We are Fighting Against Imperialism, Traitors and Coup Plotters” Internationalist 360°

Pentagon plans for Maduro’s downfall: US military prepares to evacuate Americans and rebuild Venezuelan infrastructure if socialist leader is toppled in coming days Daily Mail

Venezuela: It’s Only a Coup if the US Government Says So FAIR

Venezuela and Binary Choice Craig Murry

As Guaido admits he needs more military support, Trump warns of worse to come in Venezuela CNN

Anti-War Voices on Both Sides Warn of Coming CIA Provocation to Kill Guaidó, Blame Maduro MPN

Venezuelan Opposition Blockading Venezuelan Embassy in DC Blockading Building, Refusing to Allow Medicine and Food Inside Codepink

Photo: Bill Hackwell

Cuba Defies the Threats from Trump with Hundreds of Thousands in the Street Resumen

Labor

Trump NLRB Places Hold on Union Election at VW as UAW Cries Foul Payday Report

Boeing Fired Worker With 30 Years Experience When He Became Union Steward Labor411

Chicago’s Historic Charter School Strike Wave Keeps On Winning In These Times

Unemployment Is Falling, But Jobs Aren’t Going to Black Workers Truthout

Hollywood’s Labor Force Has Always Had to Fight for Workers’ Rights Teen Vogue

The Oscars were one big union-busting plot dreamed up by a studio executive who feared the power of a strong labor movement.

Tuition or Dinner? Nearly Half of College Students Surveyed in a New Report Are Going Hungry NYTimes

The next US recession is likely to be around the corner Vox

Embracing racism, rabbis at pre-army yeshiva laud Hitler, urge enslaving Arabs Times of Israel


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