Thursday’s news links – Aug. 22, 2019

C.E.O.s Should Fear a Recession. It Could Mean Revolution. NYTimes

Labor

Dolores Huerta among Fresno protesters handcuffed in county building. Here’s why FresnoBee

Boeing Hit With Labor Charges in High-Stakes Union Fight Bloomberg

Union leader: Nurses won’t be intimidated by firings at University of Cincinnati Medical Center

DoorDash is still pocketing workers’ tips, almost a month after it promised to stop Vox

US has half a million fewer jobs than believed after big government revision USAToday

A large group of the county’s caregiver workforce from SEIU 2015 crowded the hallways outside the Fresno County Board of Supervisors meeting to protest for better pay.

Venezuela

Once again US Navy is Ready to Deploy in Venezuela Resumen

Brazil

Bolsanaro Forces Burn Indigenous Reservations, Homes and Rainforest Internationalist 360°

Amazon burning: Smoke travels nearly 3000 km to black out Sao Paulo in middle of the day Reuters

Brazil: New Leaked Conversation Proves Further Conspiracy Against Lula teleSUR

China

Anti-China Cult Gets U.S. Government Money – Runs Large Pro-Trump Ad Campaign Moon of Alabama

Pepe the Frog, a symbol associated with America’s alt-right, has emerged as symbol associated with anti-China protests in Hong Kong Insider

Standing Rock Asks Court to Shut Down Dakota Access Pipeline as Company Plans to Double Capacity InsideClimateNews

The importance of Atlantic slavery for the 18th century Dutch economy LSE

Conservatives’ Freakout Over The 1619 Project Reveals Their Fear of America’s Actual Past The Nation

NFL players help pay $50,000 cash bail of undocumented immigrant who spent 89 days in an ICE detention center after reciting ‘Dear America’ poem that blasted US immigration policies at city board meeting DailyMail

US Revives Clause That Kept Nazi-Era Refugees Out of the Country Consortium News


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