Sunday’s news links – Oct. 25, 2020

Amid pandemic, U.S. has seen 300,000 ‘excess deaths,’ with highest rates among people of color STAT

Colorado wildfires are breaking records TheHill

One of the largest airlines in the US just ceased operations but most flyers wouldn’t even recognize it – here’s why Business Insider

Israelis have Destroyed 1 mn Palestinian Olive Trees; this Month, they’re at it Again Informed Comment

Ethiopia accuses Trump of ‘incitement of war’ over remarks that Egypt will ‘blow up’ disputed dam Washington Post

Indonesian unions vow mass protests if president signs jobs law Reuters

Rail project through Brazilian Amazon questioned over impact on indigenous community Reuters

A people’s guide to capitalism Michael Roberts

It is not easy explaining relatively complex ideas in a simple and clear manner. Ask any teacher. It’s a skill lacking in many. Hadas Thier has brilliantly succeeded in that challenge with her book introducing Marxist economics. She has delivered a clear, straightforward and entertaining explanation of all Marx’s basic theoretical insights into the nature and development of capitalism

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