Tuesday’s news links – Jan. 14, 2020

Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs from left, Rob Alfred, John Ridsdale, centre and Antoinette Austin, who oppose the Costal Gaslink pipeline take part in a rally in Smithers B.C., on Friday January 10, 2020. The Wet’suwet’en peoples are occupying their land and trying to prevent a pipeline from going through it. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Indigenous Peoples

Expect rolling blockades on 401, 403 as part of B.C. pipeline protest: OPP Free Press

Reconciliation now includes heavily-armed police: Canada Walking Eagle News

RCMP establish exclusion zone on Wet’suwet’en territory: Chief Na’moks APTN

A well of grief: the relatives of murdered Native women speak out Guardian

France, Germany and U.K. Serve Notice on Iran Under Nuclear Deal NYTimes

U.S. war drive

Trump authorized Soleimani’s killing 7 months ago, with conditions NBC News

‘The Only Troops I Have are Taking the Oil’: Watch Trump Double Down on Pledge to Steal Syria’s Oil Sputnik

Pompeo says Soleimani killing part of new strategy to deter U.S. foes Reuters

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday said Qassem Soleimani was killed as part of a broader strategy of deterring challenges by U.S. foes that also applies to China and Russia

Chelsea Manning Spent Most of the Last Decade in Prison. The U.N. Says Her Latest Stint Is Tantamount to Torture. The Intercept

United States Spend Ten Times More On Fossil Fuel Subsidies Than Education Forbes

France strikes

Macron Scraps Proposal to Raise Retirement Age in France NYTimes

Understanding France’s General Strike in the Context of the Yellow Vests and Global Class Warfare Counterpunch

Vet’s prosthetic legs repossessed in dispute between VA and Medicare Clarion Ledger

‘Heat islands’: racist housing policies in US linked to deadly heatwave exposure Guardian

Black and Hispanic residents targeted for jaywalking in NYC


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