Friday’s news links – Nov. 8, 2019

Labor

New Report Confirms Just How Shitty US Workers Have It Vice

University of California Workers Will Strike November 13th Over New Charges of Illegal Outsourcing AFSCME Local 3299

Instacart Workers Are Striking Because of the App’s User Interface Slate

The Lousy Job Economy: Young People Bear the Brunt of a Long-Term Decline in American Job Quality ProMarket

White man who enslaved and abused black restaurant employee received 10 years in prison Washington Post

Jack O’Dell, an unflinching foe of oppression, dead at 96 Herb Boyd, Amsterdam News

Mormons in Mexico: A brief history of polygamy, cartel violence and faith The Conversation

Indigenous Peoples

RCMP Arrest Unist’ot’en Supporter Facebook

Trump Says Native Americans’ Heritage Month Is Also for the White Men Who Stole Their Land Intercept

Bolivia

Bolivia: Audios Linking Civic, Ex-Military and US in Coup Plans teleSUR

Cuba

The world reaffirms support for Cuba, demands an end to US blockade Prensa Latina

UN General Assembly: Necessity of Ending the Economic, Commercial and Financial Embargo Imposed by the US Against Cuba

Chile

Anti-government protests in Chile enter a third week Peoples Dispatch

Capitalist crisis

New York Fed Adds $115.14 Billion in Short-Term Liquidity to Markets WSJ

Trump’s Trade War Has Dire Consequences American Conservative

US factory activity unexpectedly hits 10-year low as Trump’s trade war persists Markets Insider

Nearly 40% of 2019 farm income will come from federal aid and insurance Axios

The empire, Trump and intra-ruling class conflict MR Online

History Demands: Turn Imperialist Wars into Wars Against Imperialism Ajamu Baraka

Environment

The Aral Sea Is Dying, Putting 60 Million People at Risk Bloomberg

Kansas City to Remove Martin Luther King Jr.’s Name From Street Signs Colorlines


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