Tuesday’s news links – Nov. 5, 2019

Labor

Unions Not Companies Deliver Real, Sustainable Financial Security Forbes

Chile

Chile: 100 Organizations Call for ‘Super Monday’ Protests teleSUR

‘Chile Woke Up’: Dictatorship’s Legacy of Inequality Triggers Mass Protests NYTimes

Indigenous Peoples

Go Back to Where You Came From Nick Estes

“Go back to where you came from!” a white woman screamed at us at the Los Angeles International Airport. We laughed at the absurdity of the notion. The biting humor of the late Haudenosaunee and Cree comedian Charlie Hill quickly came to mind: “A redneck told me to go back to where I came from, so I put up a tipi in his backyard!”

Iranians mark 40th anniversary of US embassy takeover PressTV

NOV 4 Lebanon: The resistance and the issue of internal political and social change

US rate of profit measures for 2018 Michael Roberts

The period from 2014 to 2019 is now the longest period of contraction in US profitability since 1946. Recessions have usually followed after just 2-3 years. A recession is long overdue.

The Price of “Progress” Counterpunch

In Civilized to Death: The Price of Progress, author Christopher Ryan proposes the most controversial explanation offered today for what is wrong with our world. The problem began with advent of agriculture which gave rise to civilization: the movement of human activity from a life of cooperative community foraging together to one of individual competition for personal gain.

Spy Wife Anne Sacoolas in Secret Talks Over Death of Teen Harry Dunn Daily Beast

Lawyers for the American spy wife accused of killing a British teen after driving down the wrong side of the road are in secret talks with the U.K. … [Dunn’s parents said] they felt “ambushed” by Trump’s “henchmen” led by National Security Adviser Robert C. O’Brien who they said “snarled” at them telling them Sacoolas “would never return” to the U.K.


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