Links – May 17, 2019

NYPD lieutenant texted ‘not a big deal’ after being told of Eric Garner’s death Guardian

Venezuela

US Illegally Evicts Protectors From Venezuelan Embassy Truthout

Who’s Behind the Pro-Guaidó Crowd Besieging Venezuela’s D.C. Embassy? MPN

Chelsea Manning

Chelsea Manning jailed again as she refuses to testify before grand jury Guardian

These 25 Republicans – all white men – just voted to ban abortion in Alabama Guardian

PG&E Lines Tied to Deadliest California Fire in State Report Bloomberg

California power company caused wildfire that killed 85, investigation finds LATimes

AT&T promised it would create 7,000 jobs if Trump went through with its $3B tax-cut, but they cut 23,000 jobs instead Boing Boing

Uprising at DeKalb County Jail, Georgia Perilous Chronicle

China

China Calls For “People’s War” Against The US, Vows To “Fight For A New World” Zerohedge

Trump’s Huawei Threat Is the Nuclear Option to Halt China’s Rise Bloomberg

Russia Could Take Hold Of China’s Entire Gas Market OilPrice

Iran

The Threat of War with Iran Progressive

Im/migrants and refugees

Two-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Detained While Crossing Border Splinter

How Carbon Farming Can Help Stop Climate Change in Its Tracks The Nation

62% Of Millennials Are Living Paycheck To Paycheck, Says Study Zerohedge

Antibiotics Aren’t Profitable Enough for Big Pharma to Make More Bloomberg

“There Is No Alternative” to Managing the Economy and the Climate


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