Tuesday’s news links – April 7, 2020

Work starts in Montana on disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline Salt Lake Tribune

Exploiting the Pandemic to Target Indigenous Communities in Latin America Internationalist 360°

Chicago Amazon workers picket with chants of “Shut it down, clean it up!”

Class war

Chicago Amazon Workers Picket with Supporters—and Their Cars Labor Notes

Target’s Delivery Workers Are Staging a Walkout Vice

McDonald’s, Amazon Workers Strike to Demand Coronavirus Protection LaborPress

Payday Launches COVID-19 Strike Wave Tracking Map

How Many More Nurses Have to Die?’: Coalition of Nurses Unions Demand Life-Saving Supplies in Battle With Coronavirus Common Dreams

Man With Coronavirus Dies While Jailed For Parole Violation On Rikers Island Gothamist

The Billionaires Putting Their Wealth Above Public Health Amid the Pandemic Truthout

Rikers Update: Prisoners Were Told They Were Being Released, Only to Be Transferred Indypendent

What the Racial Data Show The Atlantic

The pandemic seems to be hitting people of color the hardest.

Covid-19 corona virus

In the poorest county, in America’s poorest state, a virus hits home: ‘Hunger is rampant’ Guardian

Pharma-Funded Group Tied to a Top Trump Donor Is Promoting Malaria Drug to the President Sludge

Founded by one of Trump’s top donors, the Job Creators Network has been pushing Trump to approve the use of hydroxychloroquine for treating COVID-19.

U.S. Will Cover-up Its Own Coronavirus Death Toll MoA

U.S. Accused Of Stealing Ventilators From Barbados As Coronavirus Spreads in The Caribbean NewsOne

5 Reasons Why Black People Are Reportedly Contracting The Coronavirus More Than Others NewsOne

Because of the Coronavirus, ICE Detainees Want to Be Released from Immigration Detention Centers Teen Vogue

Celebrities Are Spreading a Wacky Coronavirus 5G Conspiracy and They Need to Stop Daily Beast

How China learned about SARS-CoV-2 in the weeks before the global pandemic Peoples Dispatch

With Surge In Number Of New Yorkers Dying At Home, Officials Suspect Undercount of COVID-19 Related Deaths Gothamist

Capitalist crisis

Farmers destroy crops grown for restaurants, hotels UPI

Jobs Aren’t Being Destroyed This Fast Elsewhere. Why Is That? NYTimes

There Is No Plan for the End of the Coronavirus Crisis NYMag

Lives or livelihoods? Michael Roberts

Almost a Third of Young People Have Lost Their Jobs So Far Vice

Coronavirus is revealing how broken America’s economy really is Guardian

Oliver Stone Blames US for COVID-19 Deaths in Iran and Venezuela Orinoco Tribune

Capitalism has failed in fighting coronavirus Salon

U.S. war drive

US deploys Patriot missiles in Iraq as tensions with Iran continue to rise Stars and Stripes

Democratic National Convention changes date, so does planned march on the DNC FightBack! News

Rev. Billy Arrested For Planting Rainbow Flag At Central Park Tent Hospital Run By Anti-Gay Group Gothamist

CIA Covert Operations: The 1964 Overthrow of Cheddi Jagan in British Guiana National Security Archive


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