News links – Jan. 17, 2021

A New Film Details the FBI’s Relentless Pursuit of Martin Luther King Jr.Smithsonian [the FBI has never been the good guy]

Activists Demand Justice for Indigenous Leader Milagro Sala teleSUR

Trump’s Not-So-secret Art of Containing China Pepe Escobar


The Indonesian Massacres of 1965-1966 Counterpunch

Historian John Roosa’s meticulously researched Buried Histories: The Anticommunist Massacres of 1965-1966 in Indonesia focuses on events leading up to and during the months of slaughter, with extensive testimony from survivor interviews which Roosa and a team of Indonesian researchers conducted over several decades. In The Jakarta Method: Washington’s Anticommunist Crusade & The Mass Murder Program That Shaped Our World, journalist Vincent Bevins shows connections between the Indonesian killings and brutal crackdowns the U.S. government has supported elsewhere in the world.

See yesterday’s news links here

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