Saturday’s news links – Nov. 23, 2019

Labor

Google Workers Are Protesting the Suspension of Two of Their Activist Colleagues Vice

The Metrobus Driver Strike Is Nearing Month Two DCist

This Solar Energy Company Fired Its Construction Crew After They Unionized Vice

Worker who raised alarm before deadly New Orleans hotel collapse to be deported The Hill

The $4 trillion force propelling US stocks to record highs CNN

Personal loans are ‘growing like a weed,’ a potential warning sign for the U.S. economy San Antonio Express-News

Native activists sing during the Anti-Columbus Day tour on October 14, 2019, in New York City.

Indigenous Peoples

Trump Is Trying to Lift Up Colonial Myths. Native People Are Breaking Them Down. Truthout

Haiti

Haitians Reject Visit of US Representative as US Interference teleSUR

Bolivia coup

“Our Sin Was Being Indigenous, Leftist, And Anti-Imperialist” — A Primer On Bolivia’S Us-Backed Coup Wear Your Voice

Mexican trade union movement supports Bolivian people and Evo Morales Prensa Latina

“They’re killing us like dogs” – A Massacre in Bolivia and a Plea for Help Medea Benjamin 

Bolivia’s Coup Gov’t Targets Alternative Media as Crackdown Turns Increasingly Violent MPN

China – Bolivia – a Lithium Deal – No More? Pressenza

Colombia

Colombia protests: Three dead as more than 200,000 demonstrate BBC

Curfew ordered in Bogota amid violent protests DW

Colombia protesters defy curfew as anti-gov’t rallies continue Al Jazeera

Venezuela

The CIA’s Jack Ryan Series Is ‘Regime-Change’ Propaganda Aimed At Venezuela MPN

Hong Kong

Why The Hong Kong Riots Are Coming To An End Moon of Alabama

Hong Kong’s opposition unites with Washington hardliners to ‘preserve the US’s own political and economic interests’ 
Grayzone

Socialism must be anti-racist Granma

Environment

Bah humbug! North Pole lacks enough ice for sculptures Associated Press

Mainstream economics and money trees Michael Roberts

The rise of technology to replace labour and the rapacious destruction of the planet by the drive for profit under capitalism are precisely the issues that the Marx’s laws of value and profitability address and explain.


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