Monday’s news links – April 6, 2020

Medical staff protest outside of Mount Sinai Hospital on Friday April 3, 2020.

Class war

13,000 Carpenters to Strike in Massachusetts Payday Report

‘We Didn’t Sign Up for This’: Amazon Workers on the Front Lines NYTimes

Just When They’re Needed Most, Clinics for the Poor Face Drastic Cutbacks NYTimes

The US’s week of strikes New Statesman

In 1918 and 2020, race colors America’s response to epidemics The Undefeated


During the Coronavirus crisis, Israel confiscates tents designated for clinic in the Northern West Bank BTSELEM

FBI Opened Terrorism Investigations Into Nonviolent Palestinian Solidarity Group The Intercept

Covid-19 coronavirus

In Chicago, 70% of COVID-19 Deaths Are Black WBEZ

New York is in dire need of ventilators. China just donated 1,000. Vox

No, the coronavirus wasn’t made in a lab. A genetic analysis shows it’s from nature Science News

Official U.S. Coronavirus Death Count Questioned by Experts as It Nears 10,000 NYTimes

How Cuba’s antiviral medicine is helping China Rosa Miriam Elizalde

Why Private Equity Is Cutting Doctor Pay and Organizing Our Pandemic Response Matt Stoller

Capitalist crisis

Boeing Extends Shutdown Of Washington State Factories Indefinitely Over Coronavirus Forbes

Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Some Pipeline Projects Push Forward While Others Falter Nationwide DeSmog

$1,200 Only Goes So Far. It’s Time to Abolish Debt TruthOut

New Pathogen, Old Politics Boston Review

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