Monday’s news links – Oct. 21, 2019

Labor

Chicago Teachers Go Out On Strike Again Labor Notes

Chicago Teachers Demand Affordable Housing as Strike Begins Truthout

‘Go back to work’: outcry over deaths on Amazon’s warehouse floor Guardian

Amazon workers suffer broken bones amid ‘appalling’ conditions at UK warehouses Mirror Online

Chicago teachers

Bolivia

Bolivia: “We’ll Launch a Coup if Evo Wins” Resumen

Indigenous Peoples

The U.S. stole generations of Indigenous children to open the West High Country News

After 184 years, Cherokees seek House delegate seat promised in treaty Roll Call

Indigenous Knowledge Has Been Warning Us About Climate Change for Centuries Pacific Standard

Ecuador

Reviewing the Crisis in Ecuador: An Indigenous Perspective and the Uncertainty of the Future Resumen

Korea

South Korean students break into U.S. ambassador’s residence in Seoul Washington Post

Chile

Chile protests: state of emergency declared in Santiago as violence escalates Guardian

Uprising Spreads Beyond Santiago—Military Occupations and Curfews Chitown&Chile

Lebanon

‘A Million Protesters’ Flood Lebanese Capital Beirut teleSUR

Ministers resign after third day of protests in Lebanon Al Jazeera

I don’t blame the Lebanese rioters setting Beirut alight – they are hungry, poor and furious Independent. Robert Fisk.

Violence erupts after pro-Catalan general strike in Barcelona Guardian

As Trump Tweets He Is ‘Bringing Soldiers Home,’ Pentagon Chief Says US Forces Leaving Syria Are Shifting to Iraq Common Dreams

Health care

Documents Reveal Hospital Industry Is Leading Fight Against Medicare for All Intercept

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Over Possible Asbestos Contamination Gizmodo

Will the Public End up Paying to Clean up the Fracking Boom? DeSmog

The Business of Homelessness: NYC’s Biggest Shelter Contractor Makes Millions, Offers Shoddy Facilities Sludge

Rep. Elijah Cummings: At 11, he was attacked while integrating a swimming pool. And he had the scar to prove it. Washington Post

Capital not ideology Michael Roberts


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