Saturday’s news links – Feb. 1, 2020

Haskell Students Protest at Arrowhead Stadium Native News Online

Miami airport workers protest low wages with Super Bowl week hunger strike Miami Herald

Bard College Retaliates Against Students for Protesting a Racist Speaker Palestine Legal

President Trump expands anti-Muslim travel ban to thirteen countries ABC News

New York

Subway Protest Takes Over Grand Central Station Patch

‘How do you spell racist? NYPD’: New Yorkers protest growing police action on subways Guardian

Coronavirus

As Coronavirus Spreads So Does Anti-Chinese Racism MPN

Similar to how Ebola was racialized as a distinctly African illness, news of the coronavirus has led to an outbreak of anti-Chinese sentiment across the West.

Coronavirus: nature fights back Michael Roberts

Coronavirus – China Fights Determinately, while Others Smear! NEO

As the coronavirus spreads, misinformation is spreading even faster Guardian

Coronavirus has sparked racist attacks on Asians in Australia — including me abc.net.au 

Cuba

In Cuba, greener farming means cleaner rivers Climate & Capitalism

Now It’s 64: Wounded US Troop Count From Iran Attack Still Growing Tyler Durden

Argentine Photojournalist Facundo Molares Remains a Prisoner of the Bolivian Dictatorship Resumen

Brazil

Oil workers go on indefinite strike against mass layoffs and dismantling of Petrobras Peoples Dispatch

Why do so many US workers fall to their deaths? Guardian

There were 5,250 fatal work injuries in the US in 2018, with falls a leading cause of death – and cuts in government oversight may lead to more

Inside the cancellation of “American Dirt” (and its book tour) Salon

Why Hollywood Sucks: ‘Killer Inside-The Mind of Aaron Hernandez’ is Homophobic Whitewash of Torture Gulag Andrew Stewart

Huawei outsells Apple in 2019, becomes No. 2 global smartphone vendor ArsTechnica


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