Friday’s news links – Jan. 10, 2020

Im/migrants and refugees

After 68 Days, Hunger Strikers in ICE Custody Are on the Brink of Death Truthout

Puerto Rico

Satellite images show how dark Puerto Rico is at night after earthquakes caused power outages CNN

Hit by devastating earthquakes, Puerto Rico still waiting on billions for hurricane relief Washington Post

Puerto Rico: Three Years for History Resumen

U.S. war drive

Pentagon Accuses Iran Of Shooting Down A Ukrainian Plane But Its Evidence Is Flimsy Moon of Alabama

Commercial satellite images of the Al Asad air base taken after the attack show that the Iranian missiles struck buildings containing equipment with a precision previously only thought possible by advanced powers such as the US, NATO, Russia and China. Iran fired 17 missiles at Al Asad, and 15 hit their targets (two missiles failed to detonate).

The Accuracy of Iran’s New Missiles Has a Sobering Effect on the US Scott Ritter

Trump floats expanding NATO to add Middle East Reuters

PayPal blocks donations to The Grayzone that mention Iran The Grayzone

Indigenous Peoples

First Nations back in court to fight TMX, defend land Peoples Voice

Indigenous Elder Arrested in Court, Refuses Order to Stay Away from Trans Mountain Pipeline


Sports Illustrated Newsroom Organizes

Internal Boeing Messages Say 737 Max ‘Designed by Clowns’ Bloomberg News

Earth Is Hotter Than at Any Time Since Steam Engine Was Invented Bloomberg News

Worst Drought in 40 Years Looms Over the Struggling Thai Economy Bloomberg News

Installing Air Filters in Classrooms Has Surprisingly Large Educational Benefits Vox

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