Links – May 21, 2019

Racist Voter Suppression Made Alabama’s Abortion Ban Possible Truthout

FARC leader hospitalized in Colombia as US seeks his extradition CGTN

On Puerto Rico’s ‘Forgotten Island,’ Tesla’s Busted Solar Panels Tell A Cautionary Tale Huffpost

Im/migrants and refugees

5th Migrant Child Dies After Detention by US Border Agents NYTimes

16-year-old migrant boy dies in U.S. custody, 5th child to die since December NBC

Border Agent Charged With Hitting Migrant With Truck Called Them ‘Subhuman,’ Feds Say Daily Beast

The ‘Unsettling’ Secrecy Of The NYPD’s Trial Of Daniel Pantaleo Gothamist

Colombian Army’s New Kill Orders Send Chills Down Ranks NYTimes

Venezuela

Next Stop, the UN: Embassy Protectors and Other Groups to Stage UN General Assembly Protest MPN

US ‘siege’ of Venezuela disturbs global crude supply – oil minister RT

Chewed up and tossed out: Venezuela’s Military Traitors Abandoned By Guaidó And Colombia FRN

Sam Husseini: US Government Fails in Bid to Restrict Final Four Venezuelan Embassy Protectors, Protests Continue Through Weekend

Eyewitness in Venezuela: a 14-year Perspective Counterpunch

China

US Navy ship sails past Chinese-claimed reef in South China Sea ABC News

Italian dock strike blocks deadly cargo headed for Saudi Arabia Morning Star

The Rise of “Game of Thrones” Was Part of the Fall of America Intercept

Racism, sexism, Nazi economics: Estonia’s far right in power Guardian


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