Monday’s news links – Sept. 2, 2019

As Grass-Roots Labor Activism Rises, Will Unions Take Advantage? NYTimes

American Airlines booted allergic black man from plane so dog could fly first class: lawsuit AlterNet

Report Reveals That ‘Like Everything Else’ About GOP Tax Scam, Program Purported to Help the Poor Really ‘Just Another Handout to the Rich’ Common Dreams

The U.S. Footprint in Bolivia’s Incipient Colour Revolution Internationalist 360°

U.S. military in Afghanistan.

White House Plans Expansion of CIA Presence in Afghanistan as Troops Withdraw, Says Report Daily Beast

Behind Islamophobia Is A Global Movement Of Anti-Semites LobeLog

US Sanctions Are Designed to Kill Jacobin

A New Film Blows the Whistle on War The Progressive

“Official Secrets” indicts Blair, Bush, and other mass murderers. The film is about Martin Bright, a reporter with The Observer (played by Matt Smith), and Katharine Gun, a translator for the British government (played by Keira Knightley). Gun is responsible for what Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg called “the most important and courageous leak I have ever seen. No one else – including myself – has ever done what Gun did: tell secret truths at personal risk, before an imminent war, in time, possibly, to avert it.”

For Those Who Don’t Identify as Male or Female, Growing Acceptance—and Accommodation WSJ

More states, firms join shift toward recognizing gender-nonconforming Americans


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