Thursday’s news links – Nov. 5, 2020

In Minneapolis, hundreds marched onto Interstate 94 in protest of President Trump’s premature declaration of victory.

Election protests

Election protesters rally across the U.S. Axios

Protests Over Vote Count Sweep Through Minneapolis, Portland and Other Cities NYTimes

Baltimore Protesters Decry Trump’s False “Stolen Election” Claims WYPR

Police ‘Kettle’ and Arrest Nearly 60 Protesters in Manhattan NYTimes

‘Traumatic’ Walter Wallace Bodycam Vids Released, Putting Philly Even More on Edge Daily Beast

Woman Shoved to Pavement by Cop During Spring Anti-Racism Protests Battles Pain as She Seeks Justice The City

Electoral College

Biden breaks record for most votes in history for any presidential candidate Independent

Colorado passes resolution to award electoral votes to whoever wins the popular vote The Hill

The Proslavery Origins of the Electoral College(PDF) Cardozo Law Review

These Candidates Just Made History HuffPost

Ritchie Torres and Mondaire Jones will be the first openly gay, Black congressmen. A record number of Native candidates also head to Congress.

The Winner of the 2020 Election Won’t Be Inheriting a Genuine Democracy Truthout

Bezos sells more than $3 billion worth of Amazon shares CNBC

U.S. exceeds 100,000 new COVID-19 cases for first time Axios

The Biggest Ever Transfer Of Wealth Is Happening Right Now OilPrice

Woman the hunter: Ancient Andean remains challenge old ideas of who speared big game Science 

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