Tuesday’s news links – Nov. 24, 2020

National Day of Mourning

Immigration arrests along the Mexico border surged again in October Washington Post

Trump coup?

Can Trump actually stage a coup and stay in office for a second term? The Guardian

The Death Star Strategy: Is Trump Contemplating The Ultimate Constitutional Trick Shot? Jonathan Turley, Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law at George Washington University

With nearly all votes counted, the 2020 presidential election wasn’t that close NBC News

A major Trump donor’s company got a 3 percent government-backed pandemic loan. It sells title loans at a 350 percent annual rate. Washington Post

The Untold Story of Mnuchin’s Demand for the Fed to Shut Down Emergency Lending Programs Wall Street on Parade

More backroom dealings to funnel wealth to the top.

Walmart Thanks Government For Completely Obliterating Their Small Business Competition Babylon Bee

#COVID-19

Girl who was at center of police controversy at age 11 dies of COVID-19, family says Detroit Free Press

Cuban Minister of Public Health: Only cooperation and international solidarity can save humanity Granma

Successful Not-for-Profit Oxford COVID Vaccine Threatens Big Pharma Profit Logic MPN

The pharmaceutical industry argues that research and development are extremely expensive, that market competition and profit breed innovation, and is the only way to ensure new drugs are developed. Yet examples like the Oxford and the four separate Cuban vaccines in development suggest that this logic is faulty, at best.

Covid vaccine: CDC should warn people the side effects from shots won’t be ‘walk in the park’ CNBC

Children may transmit coronavirus at the same rate as adults: what we now know about schools and COVID-19 Zoë Hyde

Two School Districts Had Different Mask Policies. Only One Had a Teacher on a Ventilator. ProPublica

Pandemic Freedom MOA

Thousands of Peruvians sign up for Chinese vaccine trial CGTN

Thousands march in Taiwan against US pork imports Associated Press

Labor

Amazon Warehouse Workers in Alabama Petition to Form a Union MSN

Report Shows That Amazon Has Hired Pinkerton Spies In Union-Busting Move Labor 411

Secret Amazon Reports Expose the Company’s Surveillance of Labor and Environmental Groups Vice

As Racism Plagues Health Care, Unions Offer a Treatment American Prospect

Ron Howard’s Film to Appalachia: ‘Get a Job’ DailyYonder

Far Right Militias Are Recruiting Vets. We Must Organize Against This Trend. Truthout

Race Consciousness: Fascism and Frank Herbert’s “Dune” Los Angeles Review of Books

U.S. war drive

Why has the US sent B-52s back to the Middle East? Jerusalem Post

Venezuela & the US: Sanctions, Elections & National Sovereignty  on YouTube  Venezuela Solidarity Campaign

With Carlos Ron, President of Simon Bolivar Institute for Peace and Solidarity; Doug Nicholls, GFTU Gen Sec; Christine Blower, Labor Peer Organized by Venezuela Solidarity Campaign (UK), Simon Bolivar Institute for Peace and Solidarity Among Peoples European Solidarity Network, Campaign Against Sanctions on Venezuela.

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