Black Workers Are the Heartbeat of the GM Strike Mother Jones
In Week Three, GM Strikers Hold Firm for Making Temps Permanent Labor Notes
Chicago teachers to go on strike on October 17 if no deal is reached Reuters
United Auto Workers members picket outside the General Motors Orion Assembly plant in Orion Township, Michigan.
Haiti: Four Killed as Authorities Crack Down on Anti-Government Protests Real News Network
U.N.: Haiti Unrest Harming Hospitals, Orphanages, Students Truthdig
Boeing Engineer, in Official Complaint, Cited Focus on Profit Over Safety on 737 Max NYTimes
Iraq imposes curfew, cuts internet as major protests turn violent EuroNews
The Dow dropped more than 800 points in two days — here’s what’s going on CNBC
Documentary Exposes Wall Street Power Behind Global Gentrification Boom Truthout
No, We Don’t “Need” a Recession J. Bradford DeLong (Clinton Administration Treasury guy)
Wealth Identity Politics: Billionaires Acting Like A Persecuted Minority Is Peak Capitalism Caitlin Johnstone
‘War for survival’: Brazil’s Amazon tribes despair as land raids surge under Bolsonaro Guardian
Socialism is the only realistic solution to climate change Climate & Capitalism
Understanding Why the Green New Deal Won’t Really Work Our Finite World
NYT Perp Walks a Bronx Neighborhood FAIR
Two people died in a hail of bullets last weekend in the Bronx. One, a plainclothes New York City police officer, Brian Mulkeen; the other, Antonio Williams, accused of wrestling with the cop and possessing a weapon. It turned out to be the second case this year of a fatal so-called “friendly fire” incident, but the New York Times took its cue from law enforcement officials in shaping the early narrative around “gang violence”—impugning an entire neighborhood in the process.
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