Friday’s news links – Sept. 13, 2019

Protesters Greet Trump in Baltimore Weeks After He Attacked City Real News Network

Cuba

Twitter Blocks Cuban Media: What are they Afraid Of? Resumen

Twitter Shuts Down Virtually All Cuban Media Accounts Before Fuel Shortage Speech Sputnik

Have You Noticed How Social Media Purges Always Align With The US Empire? Caitlin Johnstone

Venezuela

New season of Amazon’s Jack Ryan focused on Venezuela denounced as ‘over-the-top and ridiculous’ U.S. propaganda Monthly Review

US unearths cold war inter-American defense treaty to warn Venezuela’s military and political threats MercoPress

Venezuela: US and 11 Latin American Countries Approve Activation of TIAR Marco Teruggi

The United States and eleven Latin American countries spoke out in favour of a possible military intervention against the Venezuelan government. They did so through the activation in an assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) of the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR), a 1947 agreement that commits to mutual defense among American nations, that is, the possibility of establishing an armed coalition.

False Positive from Colombia: Fake FANB Memo Linking Venezuela to Colombian Guerrillas Misión Verdad

Kaiser Permanente workers, union members and supporters walk aninformational picket line July 11. Photo: Andy Cross/The Denver Post)

Labor

Kaiser Permanente Colorado workers vote overwhelmingly to authorize nationwide strike

Whole Foods is cutting medical benefits for hundreds of part-time workers Business Insider

The Yoga Instructors vs. the Private Equity Firm NYTimes

Teachers at YogaWorks locations in New York City are seeking to unionize, in what would appear to be a first in the U.S.

Kickstarter Has Fired Two Union Organizers in Eight Days Slate

Peruvian mining industry workers begin an indefinite general strike Peoples Dispatch

Theft or exploitation?- a review of Stolen by Grace Blakeley Michael Roberts

Trump administration revokes Obama rule protecting wetlands and streams Guardian


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