Monday’s news links – March 16, 2020

Another group of homeless moms and families are taking over a house — this time in L.A. LATimes

Chelsea Manning Supporters Raise A Quarter Million Dollars In Two Days 

In a Europe closed down by the Coronavirus, the EU opens its doors to the US army Manlio Dinucci

Covid-19 coronavirus

President Trump tried to poach German scientists working on a cure for coronavirus and offered cash so the vaccine would be exclusive to the USA Business Insider

Trump’s Student Loan Interest Waiver Isn’t What You May Think NYTimes

Monthly payments aren’t going to go down at all. Instead, the entire payment will go toward paying down the principal amount on the loan.

Italians over 80 ‘will be left to die’ as country overwhelmed by coronavirus Telegraph

Here’s how much people in 29 jobs that are at a high risk of exposure to coronavirus make (it’s not that much) Business Insider

Toilet Paper Wars and the Shithouse of Capitalism Common Dreams

Coronavirus sparks nationwide strikes in Italy Politico

U.S. prevents Venezuela from buying drugs to treat COVID-19 Radio Havana

The problems with our coronavirus testing are worse than you think Axios

Q&A: A Harvard Expert on Environment and Health Discusses Possible Ties Between COVID and Climate

Diplomats Say New York City Officials Warned Foreign Delegations Coronavirus spreading in the city and may pose threat through September 2020 Foreign Policy

Breaking: De Blasio Announces NYC Schools Will Close Through At Least April 20th Gothamist

Nativism and xenophobia hides the real origin of the coronavirus — which is political and global Immigrants as a weapon

Anti-inflammatories may aggravate Covid-19, France advises Guardian

U.S. war drive

‘It’s Not Doing a Service to Anyone but Defense Contractors’ FAIR

Here’s what could really sink the global economy: $19 trillion in risky corporate debt CNN

The Wet’suwet’en crisis has exposed deep-seated racism in Canada

Could the 2020 Election Be Postponed? Only With Great Difficulty. Here’s Why. NYTimes but Trump Can’t Cancel the Election. But States Could Do It for Him Slate


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