Tuesday’s news links – April 21, 2020

Class war

Health care workers show up at ‘Reopen PA’ protest to urge people to stay home PA Post

COVID-19: Healthcare Workers Block Protest Against Colorado Stay-Home Order Consortium News

Amazon warehouse workers plan nationwide protest this week to demand coronavirus protections CNBC

Nurses union to protest at White House Tuesday The Hill

Amazon-owned Whole Foods is quietly tracking its employees with a heat map tool that ranks which stores are most at risk of unionizing Business Insider

Millions of Essential Workers Are Being Left Out of COVID-19 Safety Protections Truthout

Emergency room doctors facing pay cuts and understaffing during pandemic CBS

Second night of riots as Paris locals react with fury over ‘racist’ police attacks on minorities during coronavirus lockdown Daily Mail

Covid-19 coronavirus

Lessons from China: Ensuring no one goes hungry during coronavirus lockdowns The Conversation

A billionaires’ compound with its own coronavirus testing center stokes anger on the French Riviera Washington Post

A family ravaged by coronavirus struggled to get tests, hospital care Detroit Free Press

The Infection That’s Silently Killing Coronavirus Patients NYTimes

COVID-19 and containment Michael Roberts

Experts Warn: Years of US Intervention Have Set the Stage for a Deadly Coronavirus Outbreak in Haiti MPN

Pelosi Picks Friend With Corporate Ties to Oversee COVID-19 Bailout Fund TruthOut

China

Blaming China for the COVID-19 crisis is deceitful Monthly Review

Amid coronavirus crisis, China demonstrates that an alternative to the US-led, neoliberal order is possible Ajit Singh

How a Trump media dump mainstreamed Chinese lab coronavirus conspiracy theory Grayzone

Venezuela

Corporate Media Cover for US Mob Threats Against Venezuela FAIR

Capitalist crisis

‘No way food safety not compromised’: US regulation rollbacks during Covid-19 criticized Guardian

Oil trades at lowest price in history after slipping into negative pricing The Hill

Seed companies can’t keep up as more Americans turn to growing their own food CBS

These Photos Show the Staggering Food Bank Lines Across America Mother Jones


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