Friday’s news links – Sept. 20, 2019

NYC says 1.1M students can skip school for climate strike protest Axios

China Is Cleaning Up Its Act on Climate Change WhoWhatWhy

Just Say No to Fake Action Wrong Kind of Green

Labor

Local UAW Shop Chairman Says Unions Are Prepared for Up to a Year of Striking: ‘As Long as It Takes’ Industry Week

U.S. worker, food-safety advocates sound alarm over new hog slaughter rules Reuters

Cuba

Sowing Hardship and Discouragement: The Failed American Strategy Against Cuba Granma

Venezuela

US imposes New Sanctions Targeting Venezuela’s Food Program Venezuelanalysis

Twitter Has Suspended the Account of Resumen Latinoamericano in English Resumen

Afghanistan

U.S. drone strike kills 30 pine nut farm workers in Afghanistan Reuters

Capitalist crisis

Cramer: FedEx holds ‘most dispiriting call about the economy I’ve heard in a very long time’ CNBC

Brazil

Temer Admits Impeachment of Brazil’s Ex-President Rousseff Was A Coup Fars News

Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous Groups Under Fire in Paraguay Toward Freedom

An Indigenous way of life for these California tribes breaks state laws High Country News

‘We’re targeted:’ Duluth confronts issue of missing Native women as state task force meets MPR News

Houthi rebels overturned the chessboard Pepe Escobar

Iran reinforces partnership with China for economic relief Al-Monitor


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