Tuesday’s news links – May 26, 2020

Baltimore group demonstrates against President Trump’s planned Memorial Day visit to Fort McHenry Baltimore Sun

Desperate workers rush to delivery app jobs to find low pay and punishing rules Washington Post

A Spontaneous Rebellion of Low-Wage Workers Is Rising Up Amid Pandemic Common Dreams

Trump’s Economic Adviser Calls Americans Facing Unemployment ‘Human Capital Stock’ HuffPost

Investment firm suspends woman over video of her calling the police on a black man who asked her to put her dog on a leash Business Insider

New York rent strikes during the 1918 “Spanish” influenza openDemocracy

Class war raged in the streets of New York throughout the pandemic.

Coronavirus

Why the Coronavirus Is Killing African Americans NYTimes

The power of propaganda: Americans think Trump’s COVID-19 performance better than China’s Monthly Review

Cuba credits two drugs with slashing coronavirus death toll Reuters

‘Something isn’t right’: U.S. probes soaring beef prices Politico

Wealthiest Hospitals Got Billions in Coronavirus Bailout NYTimes

WHO halts trials of hydroxychloroquine over safety fears BBC

How China Went Back to School YouTube

Venezuela

Venezuela Denounces the Illegal Sale of CITGO by the US Orinoco Tribune

Cuban president highlights arrivals of Iranian tankers in Venezuela Prensa Latina

Cuba Has Sent 2,000 Doctors and Nurses Overseas to Fight Covid-19 The Nation

By Air and Sea, Mercenaries Landed in Libya. Then the Plan Went South. NYTimes

Court Strikes Down Florida Poll Tax as Unconstitutional in Landmark Victory for Voting Rights Common Dreams


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