Thursday’s news links – Aug. 8, 2019

Judge: Chelsea Manning will remain confined w/ growing fines Sparrow Project

Venezuela

Food Shipment Destined For Venezuela Seized Due to US Blockade teleSUR

Chinese foreign ministry slams U.S. ‘interference’ in Venezuela Reuters

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico swears in third governor in less than a week Grist

ICE raid at a Koch Foods Inc. plant in Morton, Miss., on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019.

Largest US immigration raids in a decade net 680 arrests AP

Trump Administration Separates Some Migrant Mothers From Their Newborns Before Returning Them to Detention Rewire

‘Heartbreaking’ Scene on Boston Streets as Police Destroy Wheelchairs Belonging to Homeless Residents Common Dreams

Stealing Africa’s Commodities: Europe’s destruction of African development ROAPE

India

India’s left takes to the streets against government’s assault on Kashmir Peoples Dispatch

LGBTQ2S

Friends Say that Sibling Murdered by Dayton Shooter Was a Transgender Man Splinter

Defense Contractors Are Tightening Their Grip on Our Government William Hartung

A planned merger between Raytheon and United Technologies will only further consolidate a bloated military-industrial complex.


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