Links – June 12, 2019


How LGBTQ Union Activists Transformed the Labor Movement Teen Vogue

Hundreds Rally For Justice For Transgender Woman Found Dead On Rikers Gothamist

Family Of Black Transgender Woman Who Died In Rikers Island Cell Speaks Out NewsOne

The ICE detention center in Adelanto, Calif., on April 20, 2019.

Im/migrants and refugees

Solitary Voices: Thousands of Immigrants Suffer in Solitary Confinement in ICE Detention Intercept

‘Sea Rescues Have Been Criminalized’ as German Boat Captain Faces 20 Years in Prison For Saving Refugees Common Dreams

Indigenous Peoples

Canadian Inquiry: State Actions And Colonialism Caused Indigenous Women Murders, Disappearances teleSUR

Thousands march in Haiti to demand president’s resignation Al Jazeera


Ruth Nyambura: “The Venezuelan Revolution is the African Revolution” Internationalist 360°

Venezuela: The Interlocking Game Internationalist 360°

‘The US Has No Real Moral Authority to Talk About Freedoms’ FAIR

Planet is entering ‘new climate regime’ with ‘extraordinary’ heat waves intensified by global warming, study says Washington Post

Risky Borrowing Is Making a Comeback, but Banks Are on the Sideline NYTimes

A decade after reckless home lending nearly destroyed the financial system, the business of making risky loans is back.

This time the money is bypassing the traditional, and heavily regulated, banking system and flowing through a growing network of businesses that stepped in to provide loans to parts of the economy that banks abandoned after 2008.

Raytheon, United Technologies Merger Will Create A New Aerospace Giant NPR

U.S. Commander Says Expanded Middle East Force May Be Needed to Counter Iran Haaretz

Socialism Rises Due To The Great American Economic Growth Myth

Pastors for Peace sends Trump administration a strong message Granma

Clear-cut meddling? Mike Pompeo promises US will try to stop Corbyn from being elected RT

Moldova: Grigorchuk urges Parliament to unite with political prisoners against oligarch regime

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