Links – May 26, 2019

Economy

Global slump: the trade and technology trigger Michael Roberts

Millions of senior citizens can’t afford food — and they’re not all living in poverty MarketWatch

The richest 10% of households now represent 70% of all U.S. wealth MarketWatch

Members of Move in front of their house in the Powelton Village section of Philadelphia in 1977.

Move 9 women freed after 40 years in jail Guardian

Venezuela

Afro-Venezuelan Culture and Resistance Internationalist 360°

China

Tech cold war: how Trump’s assault on Huawei is forcing the world to contemplate a digital iron curtain South China Morning Post

The conflict to come in the South China Sea Asia Times

The electric vehicle revolution will come from China — not the US Alternet

The compiler: Computing’s hidden hero and the woman who created it BBC

A Chef Tells the Story of the Slave Trade Through Dinner NYTimes

Health care

Nancy Pelosi Plans To Go Easy On Big Pharma HuffPo

As Suicides Rise, Insurers Find Ways to Deny Mental Health Coverage Bloomberg

Boeing 737 MAX Crash Reveals A Severe Problem With Older Boeing 737 NGs Moon of Alabama


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