Sunday’s news links – Aug. 11, 2019

US Olympic medalist faces discipline for taking knee after winning Pan-Am gold Guardian

Im/migrants and refugees

The truth about Trump’s ICE raids: Botched Mississippi operation is good optics Salon

In the lead up to 2020, expect more images of devastated children. Their pain is Trump’s political gain

Mississippi ICE raids: ‘We’ve been up all night.’ Child Protection Services couldn’t locate children Clarion Ledger

The Tragic Story Of Jimmy Aldaoud, Deported From The Streets Of Detroit To His Death In Iraq Intercept

Mississippi poultry supplier to pay $3.75M to settle discrimination lawsuits Clarion Ledger

El Paso

The Media Erased Latinos From the Story The Atlantic

It was the deadliest attack targeting Latinos in recent U.S. history. Why wasn’t that the headline?

Photo: David Bacon

Farmworkers Rise Up Against Trump and Labor Exploitation Truthout

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop’s Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009  The Root

The Sculptor Of Mt. Rushmore Was A Huge White Supremacist Métis Nation News

Venezuela

Corporate Media Enters Realm of the Absurd with Claim that Venezuela is “Cocaine Capital of the World” Orinoco Tribune

“The Sao Paulo Forum Provides a Space to Build Alliances for the Drums of Peace against Washington’s Drums of War” Resumen

Venezuelans Amass Across the Country to Protest Trump Internationalist 360°

This California city just voted to give a $30 minimum wage to Uber and Lyft drivers FastCompany

China and Iran

China continued Iran oil imports in July in teeth of U.S. sanctions: analysts Reuters

Epstein suicided

If you’re surprised Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide, just imagine how surprised HE was.

Former MCC inmate: There’s ‘no way’ Jeffrey Epstein killed himself NY Post

Prince Andrew named in unsealed Epstein documents: ‘Sex slave’, then 17, alleges she was intimate with royal at Ghislaine Maxwell’s London home while second young woman claims she was groped by prince at paedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s house Daily Mail

Jeffrey Epstein Dies Of “Suicide” Caitlin Johnstone

Epstein reportedly warned people close to him that someone tried to kill him the other week when he was found barely breathing on the floor, and those same people are worried he was now murdered, Washington Post reported.


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