Wednesday’s news links – Sept. 9, 2020

Big Sur fire nearly doubles in size overnight, traps firefighters SFGate

Trauma, fear and homelessness: the struggles of Paradise’s fire migrants show the future of climate crisis Guardian

Earth may temporarily pass dangerous 1.5℃ warming limit by 2024, major new report says The Conversation

Harvest of shame: Farmworkers face coronavirus disaster Politico

Unsanitized: Grad Student Strike at Michigan the First Pandemic Pushback on Campus Prospect

A New Study Exposes Just How Racist College Sports Have Become Dave Zirin

Sturgis Bike Rally Projected to Be Linked to More Than 266,000 COVID Cases Truthout

The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally may account for 19 percent of US COVID-19 cases in August Popular Science

People who wear face masks become less sick if they do contract coronavirus, researchers find Salon

Daniel Prude death: Rochester police leaders step down BBC

Capitalist crisis

‘A tale of 2 recessions’: As rich Americans get richer, the bottom half struggles Politico

Bankruptcies among larger businesses highest since just after Great Recession Marketplace

DAY TWO OF ASSANGE HEARING: US Tries to Narrow its Espionage Charge to Only Naming Informants; Defense Witness Crumbles Under Cross Examination ConsortiumNews

Michele Bachmann: “Transgender Black Marxists” are “seeking the overthrow of the United States” Salon

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