Friday’s news links – Nov. 13, 2020

Progressive Rep. Rashida Tlaib Fires Back At Centrist Democrats: ‘I Can’t Be Silent’ HuffPost

Did Police Protests Help Biden Get Elected? Black Swing State Activists Believe So The Root

Mississippi Republican calls to “succeed” from the union after Biden victory BoingBoing

Two top Homeland Security officials forced to resign by White House CNN

Zuckerberg said Bannon’s calls for beheadings on Facebook “clearly did not cross the line”: report Salon

Militia leader Stewart Rhodes says he has men stationed outside of D.C. ready to engage in violence on Trump’s order Media Matters

Top CEOs largely silent on Trump election denial, for now AP

Biden’s Transition Team Is Stuffed With Amazon, Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb Personnel Vice

#COVID-19

‘They think workers are like dogs.’ How pork plant execs sacrificed safety for profits. USAToday

Billionaire Trump donors contract Covid-19 after downplaying risk Guardian

Sweden’s anti-lockdown approach backfires BoingBoing

November on track to be worst month of pandemic so far in US as cases surge Guardian

California hits 1 million coronavirus cases as L.A. County urges travel quarantine LATimes

Coronavirus deaths surpass 10,000 in hard-hit Massachusetts AP

Samuel Alito Goes Full Political Commentator In Federalist Society Speech HuffPost

The conservative justice criticized science-backed COVID-19 restrictions and condemned the Supreme Court’s 2015 decision to legalize same-sex marriage.

Indigenous Peoples

Frontline South Dakota Indigenous groups shut down illegal KXL man camp construction Indian Country Today

A Statue of Leonard Peltier, Leader of 1970s American Indian Movement, Is Overlooking Alcatraz

A whistleblower speaks out over excavation of Native sites High Country News

Capitalist crisis

The economy as we knew it might be over, Fed Chairman says CNN

China

Biden’s pledge to Japan creates tensions with China over Senkaku Islands Lucas Leiroz

Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s Fate Decided by Narcotics, Not Politics NEO

Susan B. Anthony appealed to white supremacists, sure we’d make up for it later. When? Kansas City Star

It kind of looks like the pandemic is changing how men pee ZME Science

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