Wednesday’s news links – August 18, 2021

Unions warned the CDC’s mask rollback would have consequences. They were right Salon

‘We work non-stop’: LA garment workers toil for top brands and earn paltry rate The Guardian

Afghanistan

Afghanistan: The End of the Occupation Nancy Lindisfarne and Jonathan Neale

A lot of nonsense about Afghanistan is being written in Britain and the United States. Most of this nonsense hides a number of important truths.

First, the Taliban have defeated the United States.

Second, the Taliban have won because they have more popular support.

Third, this is not because most Afghans love the Taliban. It is because the American occupation has been unbearably cruel and corrupt.

Kabul, Game Over Resumen

The only truth about US disastrous Afghanistan war is that it was all based on lies Scott Ritter

Afghanistan war logs: Massive leak of secret files exposes truth of occupation The Guardian

Cuba

Media Continues to Deny Reality of the Cuba Embargo Resumen

US Special Forces Deploying to the Congo Al Jazeera

Bolivia’s interim government tortured and executed opponents, report says The Guardian

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