Thursday’s news links – Jan. 2, 2020

At Fort Bragg Jan. 1, 82nd Airborne soldiers board a Boeing C-17 air transport.


750 soldiers with 82nd Airborne headed for CENTCOM, additional 4,000 troops expected to deploy as Iran tensions mount Military Times

Second Day: US Troops Fire Tear Gas at Protesters Moving in on Its Embassy in Baghdad

Shock Waves From American Airstrikes in Iraq May Have Just Begun NYTimes

Australia burning

Australia fires: Race to flee ‘leave zone’ as fresh threat looms BBC

NSW fires: State of emergency declared as PM urges calm amid mass exodus SBS

Indonesia: Death count rises as Jakarta flood conditions worsen DW


Cuba’s Revolutionary Beginning Started 61 Years Ago – A Personal Reflection Orinoco Tribune

61 Years Strong: Cuba’s Revolution Lives On Despite Blockade teleSUR

Indigenous Peoples

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs reject ruling by B.C. Supreme Court judge to extend Coastal GasLink Pipeline injunction

Im/migrants and refugees

Trump Winery Fires Undocumented Employees After Harvest: Report Daily Beast

What Drives Anti-Semitism? The Authentic and the Spurious Richard Falk

Dr. Manhattan is a Cop: “Watchmen” and Frantz Fanon LA Review of Books

These Charts Show Why the Federal Reserve Is Still in a Panic Over the Repo Loan Market Rigged Game

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