Friday’s news links – Nov. 27, 2020

Labor

Amazon Workers to Stage Coordinated Black Friday Protests in 15 Countries Vice

Amazon workers in Germany to go on strike on ‘Black Friday’ Reuters

Chicago area nursing home workers’ strike FightBack! News

The Battle of Blair Mountain Was the Largest Labor Uprising in U.S. History Teen Vogue

In the first decades of the 20th century, desegregation seemed like a distant dream. Bombings, lynchings, and other acts of brutal racist violence were all too common, and schools and other public spaces were largely segregated by race. Yet deep in the coal mines of West Virginia, an integrated militia of coal miners was forming, and they had little in common except for their enemy: oppressive coal barons. White hill folk, European immigrants, and African Americans were fed up with life-threatening working conditions, terrible wages, crushing debt, and corrupt mine operators. They were the original rednecks, and their interracial coalition was ahead of its time.

250 million people participate in countrywide strike in India Peoples Dispatch

U.S. Shale Bankruptcies Accelerate Despite Pandemic Protection OilPrice

Transition?

Clyburn: Biden falling short on naming Black figures to top posts The Hill

Corporate Media Begin to Acknowledge GOP Coup Attempt FAIR

#COVID-19

Coronavirus outbreaks at meatpacking plants linked to 8 percent of early cases: study TheHill

Understanding mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines CDC

mRNA vaccines are a new type of vaccine to protect against infectious diseases. To trigger an immune response, many vaccines put a weakened or inactivated germ into our bodies. Not mRNA vaccines.

The Vaccine Competition Will Be Ruthless MoA

A Vaccine Won’t End the Pandemic in Rural America Foreign Affairs

Guardian censors Jeremy Corbyn cartoon Electronic Intifada

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