Monday’s news links – Jan. 18, 2021

Patrice Lumumba

Evo Morales Remembers Congolese Revolutionary Patrice Lumumba teleSUR

Patrice Lumumba: Revolution, freedom, and the Congo today Charles Gimba Magha-A-Ngimba, ROAPE

“We must move forward, striking out tirelessly against imperialism. From all over the world we have to learn lessons which events afford. Lumumba’s murder should be a lesson for all of us” — Che Guevara, 1964.

Trump’s coup attempt

National Guard Commanders on Alert for Inside Attack on Inauguration, Army Secretary Says Newsweek

Troops at Inauguration Pre-Screened for Extremism, Says DC Guard Commander DefenseOne

A spokesman for D.C. Guard declined to say how many Guardsmen were rejected for the deployment during the screening process, citing operational security.

MyPillow Guy Hopes Military Presence Is Trump’s Plan

Following his meeting with President Trump on Friday, MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell said in a Facebook interview that he’s praying that the military presence in Washington for the inauguration is part of Trump’s plan to retain power.

‘Assassination party’ hunted for Nancy Pelosi during Capitol riots Independent

US riots: Neo-Nazis call on American troops to assassinate politicians New Zealand Herald

Records: Trump allies behind rally that ignited Capitol riot AP

Biden inaugural guest is Venezuelan coup leader charged with inciting violent assault on gov’t building Grayzone

Vietnam’s Pandemic Success Is a Lesson for the World Sen Nguyen [Vietnam, with a population of almost 100 million, has had a total of 35 (thirty-five) Covid deaths]

Venezuela slams U.S. court approval of Citgo parent sale as ‘fraudulent’ Reuters

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