Monday’s news links – Jan. 13, 2020

Puerto Rico

Trump administration refuses to release all available aid to Puerto Rico despite earthquakes NY Daily News

U.S. soldiers in Iraq.

U.S. war drive

The tenuous deployment of US troops in Iraq Peoples Dispatch

US Reportedly Warns Iraq it Will Shut Down its Fed Reserve Bank Account If US Troops Are Booted Out Sputnik

Trump’s Iran adventure has Japan over a barrel Asia Times

Indigenous Peoples

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs pose monumental challenge to $40-billion LNG project and the B.C. NDP government The Georgia Straight

Cuba

U.S. Seeks to Squeeze Cuba by Further Curbing Flights to Island Reuters

Venezuela

Guaido Plotting to Censor teleSUR by Taking Over Sattelite TV Signal Orinoco Tribune

Labor

Students Strike with UC Workers Over Alleged Illegal Outsourcing

Low unemployment isn’t worth much if the jobs barely pay Brookings

CNN pays out record $76 million to settle union-busting case

‘Cowardice’: Olympics Committee Slammed for New Guidelines Barring Athletes From Kneeling, Raising Fists Common Dreams

Is climate change showing up in the daily weather forecast? It’s complicated. Grist

City knew ferries have been for the rich since day one, documents reveal NY Post


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