Tuesday’s news links – Nov. 3, 2020

7 Unions & over 100 Black Clergy Call for General Strike if Trump Steals the Election PayDay Report

Barr Preps Prison Guards to Head to D.C. for Election Unrest Daily Beast (apparently Trump is terrified)

Photos: White House Foists ‘Non-Scalable’ Fence, Choppers Buzz DC Ahead of US Election Sputnik

Watch: National Guard Troops Arrive In Multiple US Cities Ahead Of Election Night Chaos

From Tiffany to Target, stores are boarding up windows in case of election unrest CNN

Civil Rights Group Bashes ‘Highly Politicized’ Trump DOJ Election Monitoring Plan Common Dreams

Pompeo’s Tweet About Tanzania Election Irregularities Could Have Easily Been About the US MPN

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo signaled his displeasure at the results of the democratic elections in the East African nation of Tanzania in a tweet on Monday as rumblings of Pan-Africanism begin to stir again.

How DHS and FBI officials spun a dubious Russian election threat days before voting Grayzone

#COVID-19

Texas records highest number of total COVID-19 cases in US Independent

Protests erupt over fatal shooting of Black man by deputies near Vancouver, Washington ABC News

Police took a Black toddler from his family’s SUV. Then, the union used his photo as ‘propaganda,’ attorneys say. Washington Post

Economy

The Fed Appears to Have Put Its Finger on the Scale for Donald Trump on Friday Wall Street on Parade

Drilling And Fracking Accelerates Ahead U.S. Election OilPrice

Trump Signs Order To Protect Fracking OilPrice

Zoom Is Now Worth More Than ExxonMobil—And Founder Eric Yuan’s Net Worth Has Nearly Doubled In Three Months Forbes

The dollar could fall by 15% by the end of 2023 whether Biden or Trump wins — and a larger dip is ‘certainly possible,’ Goldman Sachs says Business Insider

Palestine

100 Days of Hunger Strike: Stand with Maher al-Akhras for Freedom, Dignity and Justice Samidoun

Widespread condemnation of Israeli raids and arrests of Palestinian leaders, activists Peoples Dispatch

Deconstructing France’s Emmanuel Macron Indian Punchline

Fanning the flames of Islamophobia is a desperate attempt by Macron at gaining political ground —- specifically, at the expense of the far right. Macron estimates that Islamophobia holds the key to galvanise the supporters of the far right.

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