Wednesday’s news links – Jan. 29, 2020

‘This Is Not a Peace Plan, It Is a War Plan’: Trump-Netanyahu Deal Decried as Shameful Attack on Palestinian Rights Common Dreams

Major Earthquake Hits Cuba and Jamaica, Causing Multiple Sinkholes to Open up in Cayman Islands Newsweek

50 US troops diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iranian missile attack Business Insider

We Made the Coronavirus Epidemic David Quammen/NYTimes

China

Britain, resisting U.S. pressure, to allow some Huawei equipment in 5G networks Washington Post

Trump is presiding over ‘the biggest strategic defeat for the US since the early days of WW2’ as European allies ignore his threats and back Huawei Business Insider

China slams U.S. provocative acts in South China Sea

Venezuela

The Making of Juan Guaidó: US Regime-Change Laboratory Created Venezuela’s Coup Leader Grayzone

AP Exclusive: Anti-Maduro coalition grew from secret talks

France

Paris descends into chaos as riot police deploy GRENADES & WATER CANNONS against striking firefighters (VIDEOS) RT

A new type of conflict: France’s ongoing struggle for pensions openDemocracy

Over 60% of French people support the strike that has lasted longer than any other such protest since May 1968. Why have we scarcely heard of it ?

John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova join forces at Australian Open to hold on-court protest CNN

How Harvard Aims to Muzzle Unions NY Review of Books

Top CIA Officer Behind Soleimani Assassination Died In E-11A Crash In Afghanistan: Media

Liberating Auschwitz

The Jewish Combat Commander Who Liberated Auschwitz Martin Sieff

Der Spiegel Apologises After Claiming American, Not Soviet Troops Liberated Auschwitz

Did the U.S. Just Concede Defeat in China Tech War? Daniel P. Goldman

ExxonMobil Stock Hits Decade Low OilPrice

Making Rebellion Attractive: Why the Establishment Still Hates John Reed CounterPunch

Catering Workers Serving American Airlines Kick Off “Fast for Our Families”

Anti-abortion laws: a war against poor women


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