Monday’s news links – Sept. 8, 2019

Over 100 Bahamian Evacuees Ordered Off Ferry Bound For Florida CNN

Labor

Battery Wharf Hotel workers go on strike Boston Globe

The Human Cost of a Cheap Manicure Teen Vogue

This hidden mural on South Ashland Avenue tells the story of one of the most radical labor unions Chicago Sun-Times

US Media Keep Saying Iran is ‘In Violation’ of a Nuclear Agreement the US Withdrew From Dave Lindorff

Palestine

René González, of the Cuban 5: ‘The Colonization of Palestine Was and Still Is an Ongoing Criminal Enterprise’

Will NPR Now Officially Change Its Name to National Propaganda Radio? Edward Curtin

So again it is morning in America this September 6, 2019, and the headline from National Public Radio announces the glad tidings that NPR has named a new CEO. His name is John Lansing, and the headline says he is a “veteran media executive.” We are meant to be reassured.

It goes on to say that Mr. Lansing, 62, is currently the chief executive of the government agency, The US Agency for Global Media, that oversees Voice of America, Radio and Television Marti, and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, among others.

Why is the Telegraph arguing with Muslim women over Boris Johnson’s ‘racist remarks’? The Canary

Destructive farming is the issue — not whether you eat meat or vegetables BusinessDay

Trump Privately Tells Confidants That ‘Socialism’ Won’t Be ‘So Easy’ to Beat in 2020 Daily Beast


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