Thursday’s news links – Feb. 6, 2020

Tsleil-Waututh Nation Sundance Chief Rueben George along with other Indigenous leaders comment on the Trans Mountain pipeline decision by the Federal Court of Appeal in Vancouver B.C, Tuesday, February 4, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Federal Court’s Trans Mountain Ruling Betrays Principles of Reconciliation The Tyee (Canada)

Untangling the ‘rule of law’ in the Coastal GasLink pipeline standoff Richochet – A clear explanation of the legal aspects of #Wetsuweten opposing #CoastalGasLink

RCMP Raid of Wet’suwet’en Territory ‘Imminent’ As Pipeline Talks Break Down Vice

Trump imperialism

Trump Says War With Iran Was “Closer Than You Thought” Last Month Anti-Media

Trump’s Speech Was a Nationalist, Anti-Immigrant, Socialism-Hating Game Show Daily Beast

Before Rush Limbaugh’s Medal Of Freedom For Being Racist, He Once Wanted A ‘Medal For Smoking’ News One

Here Are The Billionaires Backing Pete Buttigieg’s Presidential Campaign Forbes

How Corporate Media Make Pete Look Like He’s Winning FAIR

Viewpoint: ‘The Irishman’ May Win an Oscar, But It Shouldn’t Win Union Members’ Hearts Labor Notes

Cuba

Cuba’s rivers run clean after decades of sustainable farming Nature

Colombia

Colombia: ‘Plan to Exterminate Former Guerrillas is Underway’ Internationalist 360°

US Soldiers and Contractors Rape 54 Girls in Colombia and Sell the Videos that Show their Crimes Resumen

China

Curbing The Coronavirus – While Targeting China Countercurrents

Indigenous Peoples

What you need to know about the Coastal GasLink pipeline conflict CBC

Hundreds deported from U.S. to El Salvador have been killed or abused, new report says NBC

Iraq Is On The Brink Of An Energy Crisis OilPrice

Mexico City: Resistance To Sexual Violence At UNAM Explodes During Campus General Strike


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