Tuesday’s news links – April 14, 2020

Class war

Protest outside Prison over treatment of sick prisoners

Another TWU Local 100 Member Dies from COVID-19 LaborPress

Claims that Boeing SC unlawfully fired workers over union support move closer to trial Post and Courier

Teamsters Local 283 says Detroit Medical Center planning layoffs soon FreePress

Prime Time To Unionize

Temp Workers Face Greater Risk and Insecurity in COVID-19 Crisis onLabor

10 Residents Die In Their Apartments in Van Dyke Houses in Brownsville As NYCHA Residents Are Hit Hardest by Coronavirus East New York News

This Pandemic Will Lead to Social Revolutions Bloomberg

Covid-19 coronavirus

Sign of the times: Mile-long line of cars outside California grocery giveaway Metro

Mexico closes plant making ventilators only sold to other countries Daily Mail

U.S. Food Supply Chain Is Strained as Virus Spreads NYTimes

New Research Shows Anti-Coronavirus Drugs Could Be Produced for Pennies Mint Press

Capitalist crisis

Unemployment surpasses Great Recession levels Politico

Unemployment Claims Data Continues to Confirm Unprecedented Nature of Job Loss

Big Business Pledged Gentler Capitalism. It’s Not Happening in a Pandemic. NYTimes

The post-pandemic slump Michael Roberts

Farm-Labor Crisis under COVID-19 Sends Countries Scrambling Wolf Street

The OPEC+ deal on oil production: what are the implications? Abdul Rahman

US Energy Department Estimates 2.1% Drop in Oil Production in May, 1% Drop in Natural Gas Sputnik

We Called Unemployment Offices in All 50 States. Only 2 Picked Up Vice

Coronavirus in the United States: Kissinger’s Fear Resumen

What’s Behind Falling Productivity: The Census May Hold the Answer E21

Strange Forest Patches Littering The Amazon Point to Agriculture 10,000 Years Ago Science Alert


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