Monday, February 18, 2019

Huawei, tech war and geopolitics

Expect the tech war and geopolitical struggle to continue.
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Meet Victorina Morales, an undocumented immigrant who spent five years as Trump’s housekeeper

We speak with an undocumented housekeeper from Guatemala named Victorina Morales, who helped expose what was happening on the Trump properties by speaking on the record to The New York Times.

Far-right media smear Democratic women wearing suffragette white at State of the Union by...

Some far-right media figures smeared them by comparing them to the Ku Klux Klan.

Bernie Sanders’ minimum wage bill would improve the lives of 40 million Americans

The Raise the Wage Act "would eliminate decades of growing wage inequality between the lowest-paid and the typical U.S. worker."
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What’s next for Venezuela as US & opposition reject negotiations aimed to end crisis...

And in the long term, there is no recognition of what does this mean for the country in terms of its social fabric, its political culture and going forward, if there’s no negotiated agreement on that process.

Whatever you paid to watch Netflix last month was more than it paid in...

"When hugely profitable corporations avoid tax, that means smaller businesses and working families must make up the difference."

56 million Native American deaths caused by European colonizers changed Earth’s climate, study says

"For once, we've been able to balance all the boxes and realize that the only way the Little Ice Age was so intense is ... because of the genocide of millions of people."

Confronting the great American myth

The founders of the United States have the society they wanted—one that keeps people like them in power.
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A modern-day lynching?: “Always in season” looks at 2014 hanging in NC & legacy...

A disturbing new documentary that examines lynching in the United States both past and present.

Walling in the opioid crisis?

Mr. President, if you want to tackle a genuine national emergency and are eager to spend another $5.7 billion or far more on a project that will, in the end, make you look better to everybody, including your base, take on the opioid epidemic.