Sunday’s news links – Nov. 3, 2019

Labor

Minnesota: United Steelworkers strike Carley Foundry FightBack! News

Defying Injunction, Massachusetts Teachers Strike Labor Notes

New York

Chaos in Brooklyn as 1,000 anti-cop protesters block traffic, storm subway stations and say ‘don’t let these pigs touch us’ in anger over the $2.75 fare evasion crackdown – hours after Trump slammed the ‘disrespect’ of the NYPD Daily Mail

New York subway vigilantes have begun posting official-looking signs that tell riders not to ‘snitch’ on fare evaders Business Insider

Video shows over 10 NYPD officers tackle and arrest man on a subway for fare evasion Business Insider

California

California fires show it’s private enterprise, not government, that can’t get things right LATimes

California wildfires: Climate change driving ‘horror and the terror’ of devastating blazes, say scientists Independent

Prisoners strike at Santa Rita jail in Dublin, California Fighting Words

Syria

US Needs To Occupy Syria Because Of Kurds Or Iran Or Chemical Weapons Or Oil Or Whatever Caitlin Johnstone

Rebuilding Syria – without Syria’s oil Pepe Escobar

Twitter suspends accounts of Palestinian Quds News Network Aljazeera

Nationals closer defends rejecting White House invite: “I just can’t do it” Axios

Iceland Livestreams 10-Year-Old McDonald’s Cheeseburger That Won’t Decompose BBC

The Disastrous Arrival of Video Replay in English Soccer New Yorker


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