Saturday’s news links – Sept. 19, 2020

NYPD Crushes Tiny Anti-ICE Protest With Overwhelming Force And Bloody Arrests Gothamist

Class war

Cleaning is a high-risk job. These Miami janitors say they haven’t been getting enough PPE Miami Herald

Housekeepers Face a Disaster Generations in the Making NYTimes

Long-Term Care Facilities Must Prioritize Immigrant Workers’ Needs To Contain COVID-19 Health Affairs

‘Lies My Teacher Told Me,’ And How American History Can Be Used As A Weapon NPR

‘Astounding’: Trump Officials Reportedly Bypassed CDC Scientists to Publish ‘Dangerous’ Covid-19 Testing Guidelines Common Dreams

Toxic Wildfire Haze Leaves Damage Long After It Clears TruthOut

Bolivia

Jeanine Áñez Withdraws from the Electoral Race Internationalist 360°

Gas Companies Are Abandoning Their Wells, Leaving Them to Leak Methane Forever Bloomberg

Apple helped the US government build a ‘top secret’ iPod, former engineer says CNN

The Man Who Refused to Spy New Yorker

An F/A-18F Super Hornet launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt. Mark Esper has promised an expansion of the US naval fleet against China. Photograph: Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicholas

China

TikTok, imperialism, and the end of internet utopianism Immigrants As Weapons

US plans big expansion of navy fleet to challenge growing Chinese sea power Guardian

Is China Escalating Tensions With Japan in the East China Sea? The Diplomat (headline completely misleading, as details show it is the U.S. that is escalating tensions)

Chile

Chile: Mapuche People Reject Sale of Ancestral Territory teleSUR

After billion-dollar disasters, here’s what the US’ fall weather has in store Ars Technica

20 Minutes in Nature a Day Is Your Ticket to Feeling Better TreeHugger

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