Sunday’s news links – Sept. 8, 2019

Bahamas

As desperation rises, thousands in Bahamas flee Dorian’s devastation Reuters

An Environmental Disaster unfolding in East End Grand Bahama…As Hurricane Dorian damages oil storage facility… Bahamas Press

Cuba

U.S. Treasury Issues Changes to Strengthen Cuba Sanctions Rules

China

White House adviser compares China trade talks to Cold War AP

In the Race to Dominate 5G, China Sprints Ahead Wall Street Journal

Hong Kong, Sept. 8, 2019

Hong Kong

U.S. flag-waving Hong Kongers urge Trump to “liberate” city Reuters (That’s the original headline, it’s since been changed)

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters marching to the United States consulate Sunday sang the U.S. national anthem and called on President Trump to “liberate” the Chinese-controlled territory.

Why ‘Friends’ Is The Wrong Show To Celebrate In The Trump Era Gothamist

‘Octoroon,’ ‘Aryan’: Three Couples Sue Over Virginia Law Requiring Use of Racial Categories to Wed Newsweek

Hamas hails decision of EU court to remove it from world blacklist Middle East Monitor

Strike with the Band The Baffler

Iran

US and Iran “At Cliff’s Edge” Real News Network

Air Force crew made an odd stop on a routine trip: Trump’s Scottish resort Politico

The Epstein scandal at MIT shows the moral bankruptcy of techno-elites Guardian

The MIT-Epstein debacle shows ‘the prostitution of intellectual activity’. Time for a radical agenda: close the Media Lab, disband Ted Talks and refuse tech billionaires money


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