Monday’s news links – Jan. 4, 2021

Nations, resistance movements commemorate martyrdom of General Soleimani PressTV

US military recalls home aircraft carrier in hasty setback of its Iran scheme PressTV

A Year Ago the U.S. Assassinated a National Leader Common Dreams

Trump Could Still Start a Last-Ditch War With Iran Defense One

A final grand distraction before the president is forced to relinquish his office is a real danger that deserves serious attention.

Indigenous Peoples

We Condemn Racist National Park Service for Brutalizing Darrell House The Red Nation

Prayer Walk Demands Justice for Native Man Assaulted by U.S. Feds teleSUR

Community’s Loss of Hospital Stirs Fresh Debate Over Indian Health Service NYTimes

Federal government slashed services at an Indigenous hospital in New Mexico, closing its inpatient critical care unit, women’s services and emergency room as the coronavirus spread.

U.K. judge refuses extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange Politico 


The Plague Year – The mistakes and the struggles behind America’s coronavirus tragedy. New Yorker

Confusion and Shortages Impede Some U.S. Vaccination Campaigns NYTimes

All 10 living former Defense secretaries declare election is over in forceful public letter CNN

Trump coup?

“‘I just want to find 11,780 votes’: In extraordinary hour-long call, Trump pressures Georgia secretary of state to recalculate the vote in his favor” Election Law Blog

Georgia’s GOP secretary of state to Trump: ‘What you’re saying is not true’ CNN

Trump Adviser Claims Inauguration Can Be Delayed Political Wire

Will the U.S. have another civil war? Interview with Paul Staniland Noahpinion

George Monbiot got it half-right: There is a capitalist civil war, but not exactly the kind of war he describes

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