Wednesday news links – April 22, 2020

From the Diego Rivera mural that was destroyed by the Rockefellers.

#Lenin150 – born April 22, 1870

Webinar & class: Lenin, Thinker & Fighter

Earth Day – 50 years

Emerging Climate-Fueled Megadrought in Western US Rivals Any Over Past 1,200 Years: Study Common Dreams

How Millions of Women Became the Most Essential Workers in America NYTimes

Covid-19 coronavirus

Navajo Nation has lost more to coronavirus than 13 states CNN

Amazon Tribes Say Christian Missionaries Threaten ‘Genocide’ During Pandemic HuffPo

Stop Blaming Black People for Dying of the Coronavirus Ibram X. Kendi

Why New Jersey’s ventilator guidelines may favor younger, whiter patients Politico

Bloomberg’s final bill: $1 billion for a 104-day campaign Politico

Who’s Behind the “Reopen” Domain Surge? Krebs on Security

Class war

The sweatshops are still open. Now they make masks LATimes

A Detroit Nurse Was Fired After Speaking Out About Her Hospital’s Handling Of The Coronavirus Outbreak. Now She’s Fighting Back. Buzzfeed

Capitalist crisis

‘Deliberately Cruel’: Millions of US Citizens Blocked From Stimulus Payments Because They Married Immigrants Common Dreams

Trump Calls For Big Oil Bailout Breaking News USA

Florida is paying only 14% of unemployment claims filed CNN

China

Congress Seeks to Confront China With $6 Billion in New Defense Spending Foreign Policy

Venezuela

US ‘Plunders’ $342m of Venezuelan Funds as COVID-19 Hotspot Breaks Out at Baseball Academy Venezuelanalysis


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