Tuesday’s news links – Oct. 21, 2020

Baltimore Teachers Union urges parents to boycott school reopening RNN

Workers for Target-owned Shipt are walking off the job and protesting outside the company’s headquarters, calling for better pay Business Insider

Study Confirms Paid Sick Leave is Crucial in Fight Against Covid-19 Common Dreams

Super racism at the Virginia Military Institute Washington Post

At VMI, Black cadets endure lynching threats, Klan memories and Confederacy veneration

Why Do Nonwhite Georgia Voters Have to Wait in Line for Hours? Their Numbers Have Soared, and Their Polling Places Have Dwindled. ProPublica

Voter Intimidation Could Get Very Ugly Capital & Main

Bolivia

MAS election victory in Bolivia generates wide repercussion Prensa Latina

Evo Morales, Jallalla Bolivia Internationalist 360°

Bolivia: the Return of the Left Resumen

Capitalist crisis

How The Fed Rescued Corporations And Let Everyone Else Suffer The Daily Poster

Let’s check in with that 30,000-job $10bn Trump-Foxconn Wisconsin plant. Wow, way worse than we’d imagined The Register

ConocoPhillips nabs Concho in $10b shale mega-deal Axios

War 

The War on Cuba and Venezuela CounterPunch

Eyeing China, Australia joins ‘Quad’ drill with US, Japan, India Al Jazeera

Military exercises set to take place in Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea are likely to upset China.

Significant Link Found Between Air Pollution and Neurological Disorders in U.S. SciTechDaily

Ireland announces six-week coronavirus lockdown Politico

Can Hunter Biden Be Both Right and Wrong, Both Innocent and Guilty? Yes He Can. Down With Tyranny

Neil deGrasse Tyson warns asteroid could hit Earth the day before the election The Hill

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