Saturday’s news links – Feb. 12, 2022

Wet’suwet’en activists approach UN over militarization and rights violations Peoples Dispatch

How organizers with police and military expertise may be helping Ottawa convoy protest dig in CBC

US police three times as likely to use force against leftwing protesters, data finds Guardian

Business Booms at Kroger-Owned Grocery Stores, but Workers Are Left Behind NYTimes

NFL

New evidence of discrimination against Black coaches in the NFL since 2018 The Conversation

Indigenous Peoples

It’s taken thousands of years, but Western science is finally catching up to Traditional Knowledge The Conversation

Tesla factory is “racially segregated workplace,” Calif. state agency alleges ars technica

U.S. war drive

Amid Ukraine Tension, US Deploys Nuclear-Ready B-52 Bombers to UK Common Dreams

Ukraine sending S-300 battalion to Donbass to gear up for offensive, says DPR brass TASS

DPR confirms presence of British, Polish mercenaries in Donbass — People’s Militia TASS

Austria resists including Nord Stream 2 in EU package of Russia sanctions Reuters

The Resurgence of Nazism in Ukraine Counterpunch

The European Energy Crisis Was Inevitable OilPrice

What is the Rodchenkov Act the US is Threatening to Sue Russian Olympic Skating Coaches Under? Sputnik

After the Russian Olympic skating team took the Gold following Kamila Valieva’s first-ever quadruple jump by a woman, it soon emerged that she had failed a drug test taken in December. Now, the US is threatening to prosecute her coaches under a highly questionable US law.

Taliban’s Frozen Billions to Be Handed to 9/11 Families NYTimes

President Biden is starting to clear a legal path for relatives of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to pursue $3.5 billion that Afghanistan’s central bank had deposited in New York

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