Friday’s news links – Nov. 20, 2020

Trump summons Michigan GOP leaders for extraordinary meeting NYTimes

Wayne County Republican who asked to ‘rescind’ her vote certifying election results says Trump called her Washington Post

Trump Claims ‘Clear and Viable’ Path to Victory Political Wire

Trump Seeks to Disenfranchise More than 1-in-10 Voters in 6 Key States Truthout

Michigan militia plot reportedly included mass executions and more ABC 7 Chicago

At Trump rally, former sheriff calls for Proud Boys chapter in Wisconsin WISN

Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke is calling on the Proud Boys to create a chapter in Wisconsin. He made the comments Saturday at a rally in support of President Donald Trump at Serb Hall.

Nurses picket at the entrance to St Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, Pa.About 800 nurses went on strike Tuesday citing long simmering grievances over wages and staffing levels.

Philadelphia

Nurses at St. Mary Medical Center strike for safer staff levels as coronavirus surges WHYY

A cop shoots a Black man, and a police union flexes its muscle Reuters

Coronavirus: Facebook accused of forcing staff back to offices BBC

Puerto Rico

Facing collapse, the famed Arecibo Observatory will be demolished The Verge

Economic crisis

‘The Real Looting in America Is the Walton Family’: GAO Report Details How Taxpayers Subsidize Cruel Low Wages of Corporate Giants Common Dreams

America’s Biggest Oil Storage Hub is Filling to the Brim Again Bloomberg

U.S. labor market losing steam as COVID-19 rages Reuters

The Student Debt Crisis is a Crisis of Non-Repayment Marshall Steinbaum

#COVID-19

Lockdowns could be avoided if 95% of people wore masks, says WHO CNN

After Australian Report It’s Time for Serious U.S. War Crimes Probes—and Not Just in Afghanistan Joe Lauria

Dear Joe Biden: are you kidding me? Erin Brockovich

The president-elect has tapped a former DuPont consultant to join his Environmental Protection Agency transition board

Climate change is bringing back long-lost forms of food poisoning The Counter

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