Wednesday’s news links – Oct. 7, 2020

Trump ordered meatpacking plants open — now, workers are left holding the bag TheHill

What To Do If You Encounter Armed Militias At Your Polling Place TPM

Trump Having COVID-19 Isn’t a National Emergency, White Supremacy Is Teen Vogue

Joint Chiefs in isolation after Coast Guard admiral tests positive for coronavirus, Pentagon says Washington Post

Miami mayor to Trump: Don’t come here to debate if you have Covid Politico

I Was Prescribed Trump’s Steroid. It Made Me Feel Invincible Rolling Stone

Nashville songwriter Andrew Leahey was given dexamethasone to prepare for major brain surgery. It made him feel great — but he also lost his grip on reality

WHO: 10% of world’s people may have been infected with virus AP

US medical supply chains failed, and COVID deaths followed AP

Indigenous Peoples

Mi’kmaw fishing vessel destroyed in suspicious fire at N.S. wharf CBC News

A Native American Community in Baltimore Reclaims Its History Smithsonian

The Medicine Nobel for Hep C Should Force Us to Think About Patents, Patients, Profits The Wire

Years after they fought in Afghanistan, US troops watch as their children deploy to the same war Stars and Stripes

Did the U.S. Try to Assassinate Lenin in 1918? NYTimes

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