Links – June 21, 2019

The Postal Service Wants To Make Deep Cuts To Worker Benefits, Internal Plan Shows HuffPost

Philadelphia Yanks 72 Police Officers Off the Street Because They Couldn’t Stop Being Racist on Facebook The Root

In Pyongyang, Xi and Kim find a common challenge to rally around: Trump Japan Times

Global Hawk type drone

Iran

NOT OVER YET: U.S. Military Assets on 72-Hour Standby for Strike, Says Report Newsweek

Trump Approves Strikes on Iran, but Then Abruptly Pulls Back NYTimes

Think US Media Won’t Help Lead Nation Into War With Iran Based on Flimsy or False Intelligence? Looks Like They Already Are Common Dreams

Iran Shoots Down Strategic U.S. Drone – Is Ready For War – Puts “Maximum Pressure” On Trump Moon of Alabama

Oil Spikes On Soaring U.S., Iran Tensions OilPrice

As tensions flare with Iran, Israel could strike first The Conversation

Venezuela

Did Venezuelan coup leaders pocket $70 million from Citgo’s stolen US assets? Grayzone

As Honduran Protestors Demand His Ouster, President Hernández Deploys The Military

Pentagon Publishes — Then Deletes — Report Appearing to Justify Use of Nuclear Weapons GritPost

The Good Fight: Transport Workers Union Organizes Jet Blue In-Flight Crew Labor411

Trade war drags down Asian factory employment Nikkei Asian Review

Ta-Nehisi Coates Clapped Back at Mitch McConnell for Saying ‘No One Alive’ Is Liable for Reparations. So We Came Up With a List The Root

Biden Is Now Demanding That Cory Booker Apologize for Saying That Segregation Was Bad Slate

Malaysia: ‘No proof’ of Russian involvement in MH17 downing Washington Post

As a rabbi, I agree with AOC: Trump is running concentration camps on our southern border Newsweek

‘Governments and Corporations Were Figuring Out a Way to Behave With Impunity When It Comes to Oil’ FAIR


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