Wednesday’s news links – Oct. 30, 2019

Labor

Over the Last Week, At Least 85,000 Workers Were Out on 13 Different Strikes In These Times

Housing Works Employees Walk Off The Job To Demand Better Conditions And A Union Gothamist

The FBI Spends a Lot of Time Spying on Black Americans Intercept

California

California wildfires expose a wealth gap NYTimes

Capitalist crisis

Ohio-based Coal Giant Murray Energy Declares Bankruptcy 100daysinappalachia.com

Murray Energy Is 8th Coal Company in a Year to Seek Bankruptcy NYTimes

Venezuela

Grayzone’s Max Blumenthal arrested over report on Venezuelan embassy violence Peoples Dispatch

Weaponizing Venezuela’s ex-ruling elite Yasha Levine

Venezuela Boosts Ties With US Indigenous People Prensa Latina

Haiti

Haitian textile workers take to streets to protest against government Prensa Latina

Haiti’s Sixth Week of Protests: 30 Protesters Have Died Orinoco Tribune

Syria

Media Silent as Nobel Prize Winning OPCW Found “Fixing” its Own Findings on Syria MPN

Russian Military Releases Satellite Images Confirming US Smuggling of Syrian Oil Sputnik

Trump and NY Times Admit US Imperialist War in Syria Strategic Culture

Brazil

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro linked to murder of Marielle Franco Washington Post

Nigeria

#RevolutionNow: Fanning the embers of revolt in Nigeria ROAPE

Korea

South Korea compares Japan’s ‘rising sun’ flag to swastika as Olympic row deepens Guardian

In South Korea’s dangerous shipyards, subcontracted workers are most at risk Reuters


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