Tuesday’s news links – Feb. 18, 2020

Idle No More was the start … rail blockade is next chapter Indian Country Today

More than 60 shipping vessels stalled off B.C. coast due to rail blockades CBC

B.C. failed to consider links between ‘man camps,’ violence against Indigenous women, Wet’suwet’en argue

Twitter Locks WikiLeaks Official Account With 5.4 Million Followers, Days Before Julian Assange’s Extradition Hearing

Capitalist crisis

There’s No Resurgence In American Manufacturing. It’s A Myth. TPM

Trump is touting a “blue-collar” boom. But U.S. manufacturing is in a recession.

The World’s Top LNG Producer Is In Trouble OilPrice

Global LNG markets are struggling with a glut of unprecedented levels.

Why the US is losing its war against Huawei Asia Times

U.S. mulls cutting Huawei off from global chip suppliers, with TSMC in crosshairs Reuters

Venezuela

The Silent Metamorphosis of the Venezuelan Economy Resumen

Venezuela Prepares for Potential Threats Marco Teruggi, Internationalist 360°

Denouncing the U.S., Venezuelan Troops and Militias Stage Drills Time

Billionaires for president

Bloomberg says many ‘black and Latino males’ don’t ‘know how to behave in the workplace,’ in newly uncovered 2011 video Fox

Electronic glitch triggers Dominican Republic vote suspension Reuters

Greece – the clearance sale of military bases to the United States Manlio Dinucci

The United States have profited cleverly from Greece’s financial problems in order to force them to sign a contract which would enable the USA to block the ocean passage from the Black Sea to Russia. Only the Greek Communists and their allies opposed them.

High-ranking CIA agent Anne Sacoolas is charged with killing a teenaged British citizen. While the US demands Julian Assange’s extradition, it refuses to give up its spy. Grayzone

Ocean Hill-Brownsville and the Myth of “Black Antisemitism” Jewish Currents


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