Sunday’s news links – Dec. 8, 2019

France

More French protests see roads blocked, trains disrupted and scuffles in Paris Reuters

US government drops case against Max Blumenthal after jailing journalist on false charges Grayzone

The Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) congress in Cochabamba, Bolivia, Dec. 7, 2019. | Photo: Twitter/ @jmkarg

Bolivia coup

Bolivia: MAS Appoints Morales as Director of its 2020 Campaign teleSUR

Bolivia seeking Israel’s help to combat country’s left-wing ‘terrorism’ i24

Colombia

Indigenous Colombians Threaten to “Take” Presidential Palace if Leader Doesn’t Speak With Them Remezcla

Protests subside, but economic aftershocks rattle Haitians AP

Climate disaster at Wounded Knee Harper’s

What 60 Minutes Missed: 44 Percent of U.S. Workers Earn $18,000 Per Year The Stranger

Understanding The U.S. Economy: Lots Of Rotten Jobs Forbes

German industry hit by biggest downturn since 2009 Irish Times

Chile anthem against sexual violence goes viral AFP

Boeing faces $3.9M fine for installing faulty parts on 737 planes The Hill

Jeff Bezos says Amazon wants to work more with the Pentagon Reuters


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