Monday’s news links – Feb. 10, 2020

UNIST’OT’EN | RCMP Invasion on Unist’ot’en Territory – URGENT Updates Feb 9, 2020

Wet’suwet’en solidarity protests disrupt infrastructure across the country APTN

Sacred Native American burial sites are being blown up for Trump’s border wall, lawmaker says Washington Post

Former US drone operator recalls dropping a missile on Afghanistan children and says military is ‘worse than the Nazis’ Independent

Trump’s budget calls for major boost to nukes Axios

Oscar goes to 

Taika Waititi’s Academy Awards shout out to Indigenous youth Indian Country Today

‘Workers of the world unite’: American Factory director echoes Communist Manifesto rallying cry after Oscars win Washington Examiner

Elections 2020

From the New York Times, April 16, 2019: ‘Stop Sanders’ Democrats Are Agonizing Over His Momentum

The matter of What To Do About Bernie and the larger imperative of party unity has, for example, hovered over a series of previously undisclosed Democratic dinners in New York and Washington organized by the longtime party financier Bernard Schwartz. The gatherings have included scores from the moderate or center-left wing of the party, including Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California; Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, the minority leader; former Gov. Terry McAuliffe of Virginia; Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind., himself a presidential candidate; and the president of the Center for American Progress, Neera Tanden.

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

Forty billionaires and their spouses have donated to Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign, according to an analysis of federal election filings, making the South Bend, Indiana mayor a favorite among America’s richest people.

From Nov. 19, 2019: Pete Buttigieg Faces Backlash After Speech At Tea Party Event Resurfaces Online: ‘He’s Done. Absolutely Done’ Newsweek

Why does the “BernieBro” myth persist? Because pundits don’t understand how the internet works Salon

Joe Biden called a young female New Hampshire voter ‘a lying dog-faced pony soldier’ during a campaign event Business Insid​_er

Ireland

Spectacular Sinn Féin victory reshapes Ireland’s political landscape Irish Times

Cuba in the Struggle Against Coronavirus Epidemic Resumen

Bill Gates orders £500m hydrogen-powered superyacht Guardian

African Union denounces Trump’s so-called deal of century PressTV

The White House May Impose Classical Style on Federal Buildings City Lab


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