Wednesday’s news links – Feb. 12, 2020


TUESDAY! RCMP Invasion of Wet’suwet’en land Feb. 11, 2020 Censored News

Canada: Wetʼsuwetʼen activists vow to continue pipeline fight after arrests Guardian

Demonstrators block B.C. Legislature entrances before throne speech set to begin CBC

Protesters block start of spring session at the B.C. legislature Vancouver Sun

Canada: Trains Shutdown in Solidarity with Wet’suwet’en: 200 Trains Halted

Bloomberg Said This of Murder Suspects in 2015: ‘Just Take the Description, Xerox It, and Pass It Out to All the Cops. They Are Male, Minorities, 16-25.’ Common Dreams

Minneapolis NAACP, Black Lives Matter call on Klobuchar to suspend campaign The Hill


‘We’re Just Getting Started,’ Says Union Leader, as Worker Strike Activity Hits 35-Year High Under Trump Common Dreams

More American Workers Are Going Out On Strike! Labor Press

Lone door led out as fire burned Indian factory of US denim AP

OK, it Gets Sticky: Job Openings Plunge the Most Since the Great Recession Wolf Street

Subprime Auto Loans Explode, “Serious Delinquencies” Spike to Record. But There’s No Jobs Crisis, These Are the Good Times Wolf Street


Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s Energy Insurrection The Intercept

Georgia agrees to reform handling of Puerto Rican license seekers after settling discrimination lawsuit Washington Post

Chinese Doctors Are Using Cuban Antivirals Against Coronavirus teleSUR

U.S. war drive

109 U.S. Troops Suffered Brain Injuries In Iran Strike, Pentagon Says NPR

Exclusive: While The Press And Public Focus On Iran, US Military Prepares For War With Russia William Arkin, Newsweek


Bolivia: The Infamy of the Accusations and Imprisonment of Gustavo Torrico Resumen

The Fraud Machine at Work in Bolivia Resumen

Australia bushfires ignite calls for indigenous fire practices AFP

Abby Martin Sues Georgia State Over Law Forcing Loyalty to Israel teleSUR

Stop Blaming History for Your All-White, All-Male Movie Aisha Harris

Movies like “1917,” “The Irishman,” and “Ford v Ferrari” have all used their historical settings as a shield to deflect diversity critiques. But the past had people of color and women, too.

Exclusive: New leaks shatter OPCW’s attacks on Douma whistleblowers Grayzone


Disease caused by the novel coronavirus officially has a name: Covid-19 STAT

COVID-19 is to 2019-nCoV as AIDS (the disease) is to HIV (the virus).

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