Thursday’s news links – Feb. 27, 2020

Ta’Kaiya Blaney, from the Tla’Amin First Nation calls for RCMP to leave Wet’suwet’en territory and for Coastal GasLink construction to end.


Indigenous youth camped at B.C. Legislature call for RCMP, pipeline workers to leave Wet’suwet’en territory CBC

Barricade in Kahnawake has support of Mohawk community and beyond Montreal Gazette

Indigenous Blockades Don’t Just Decry Destruction—They Affirm Life

Far Right Vigilantes Attack Land Defenders and Organized Workers The Bullet

China firmly opposes Pompeo’s groundless accusation of COVID-19 control: spokesperson Xinhua

Mike Pence’s ‘Pray On It’ Plan To Combat Indiana HIV Outbreak Resurfaces After Trump Taps VP to Lead Coronavirus Response Newsweek

Sotomayor issues scathing dissent in Supreme Court order that could reshape legal immigration CNN

Capitalist crisis

When a Higher Wage Is Not Enough Capital & Main

Calvin Wongus has had no trouble finding employment in the tight labor market. But for the poorest workers like himself, the jobs have been low-paying and part-time.

Income Growth Declines for Poor Americans Under Trump Capital & Main

Stonewall, anyone? Pete Buttigieg blasted for his criticism of 1960s “revolutionary politics” LGBTQ Nation

22 studies agree: ‘Medicare for All’ saves money The Hill

Trump and his entourage fail to eat anything from special vegetarian menu prepared for them on India trip Indpendent 

No Email. No WhatsApp. No Internet. This Is Now Normal Life In Kashmir. BuzzFeed News

The EU will tell Britain that it cannot have a trade deal unless it bans chlorinated chicken Business Insider

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