Thursday’s news links – Oct. 1, 2020

NYPD’s Violent Crackdown In Mott Haven Violated Human Rights Laws, Report Finds Gothamist

Unredacted FBI Document Sheds New Light on White Supremacist Infiltration of Law Enforcement Intercept

Trump claims in debate ‘Portland Sheriff’ gave him endorsement; Reese quickly responds: I ‘will never support him’ Oregon Live

Internal document shows Trump officials were told to make comments sympathetic to Kyle Rittenhouse NBC

Trump admin, ICE planning immigration arrest blitz in sanctuary cities The Independent

Coronavirus

Filipinos make up 4% of nurses in the US, but 31.5% of nurse deaths from COVID-19 Business Insider

The US excess mortality rate from COVID-19 is substantially worse than Europe’s VoxEU

Investors Extracted $400 Million From a Hospital Chain That Sometimes Couldn’t Pay for Medical Supplies or Gas for Ambulances ProPublica

The covid-19 recession is the most unequal in modern U.S. history Washington Post

Job losses from the pandemic overwhelmingly affected low-wage, minority workers most. Seven months into the recovery, Black women, Black men and mothers of school-age children are taking the longest time to regain their employment.

Labor

Laundry workers rally in Perth Amboy for COVID-19 protections

Venezuela

17 Tons of Medical Supplies Arrived in Venezuela from China on Tuesday – Ninth Shipment Orinoco Tribune

Venezuela Sees Oil Revenue Fall By 99% As U.S. Sanctions Sting OilPrice

September update: the sound of war drums over Ukraine

China

The China and Africa Connection U.S. Imperialism Does Not Want You to Know About Danny Haiphong

China’s manufacturing activity surges in September, affirming its path to economic recovery Business Insider

Tokyo Stock Exchange paralysed by hardware glitch in worst-ever outage Reuters

Palestine

Students at two universities just voted to divest from Israel Mondoweiss

55 years of impunity: How Indonesia is going backwards after the 1965 genocide Jakarta Post

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