Sunday’s news links – Feb. 9, 2020

Wet’suwet’en

Indigenous Youth Won’t Leave B.C. Parliament Until RCMP Raids in Wet’suwet’en Stop Vice

Saturday Morning: ‘Shut Down Canada’

‘Shut down Canada’: Gidmit’en spokesperson calls for people to take to the streets APTN

Wet’suwet’en supporters rally across B.C., blocking traffic, trains and Port of Vancouver CBC

Wet’suwet’en supporters shut down Albert Street bridge in Regina CBC

11 more arrests made as RCMP expand enforcement area for Wet’suwet’en pipeline opponents Global News

Trump’s Imaginary World, Maduro’s Real World Counterpunch

‘No Better Distillation of Washington’: Democrats and GOP Join Trump in Standing Ovation for Failed Venezuelan Coup Leader Juan Guaidó Common Dreams

Caravan in Miami defends right to travel to Cuba Cuba Inside The World

Brazil: 80% Killed by Police in Rio de Janeiro in 2019 Were Black teleSUR

The Great Affordability Crisis Breaking America The Atlantic

Viewing the economy through a cost-of-living paradigm helps explain why roughly two in five American adults would struggle to come up with $400 in an emergency so many years after the Great Recession ended. It helps explain why one in five adults is unable to pay the current month’s bills in full. It demonstrates why a surprise furnace-repair bill, parking ticket, court fee, or medical expense remains ruinous for so many American families, despite all the wealth this country has generated. Fully one in three households is classified as “financially fragile.”

When discussing a possible Bernie Sanders presidency, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews ranted about hypothetical executions in Central Park under Castro Business Insider

Bolivia coup

Behind the Coup: The Most Important CIA Agents in La Paz, Bolivia Internationalist 360°

Google, Facebook to activate undersea web cable, excluding China and Hong Kong Tech Radar


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