Sunday’s news links – Nov. 29, 2020

Iran

U.S. aircraft carrier deploys to Gulf, Navy says unrelated to ‘specific threats’ Reuters

FM Zarif: Attack on Iranian scientist designed, planned by terrorist regime PressTV (report includes analysis by Struggle-La Lucha’s Cheryl LaBash)

Pentagon Purges Leading Advisors From Defense Policy Board Foreign Policy

Trade unions and progressive movements across the world unite to #MakeAmazonPay Peoples Dispatch

Nearly 19 million Americans could lose their homes when eviction limits expire Dec. 31 CBS

Failing grades spike in Virginia’s largest school system as online learning gap emerges nationwide Washington Post

Venezuela

US Intervenes as Venezuela Prepares for High Stakes Election Orinoco Tribune

India

Labour Unions’ Nationwide Strike: Near Total Shutdown in Bengal, Kerala; Rallies in Other States The Wire

#COVID19

Los Angeles issues stay-home order as coronavirus cases surge out of control CNBC

World’s vaccine testing ground deems Chinese COVID candidate ‘the safest, most promising’ Fortune

Why There Are Suddenly Not Enough COVID Tests Slate

Transition?

Potential Biden Officials’ Firm Is Promising Big Profits Off Those Connections David Sirota

UK economy to suffer ‘largest fall in output for 300 years’ as GDP down 11.3% in 2020, says Sunak Euronews

Report Claims CIA Controlled Second Swiss Encryption Firm

First nuclear unit with Hualong One reactor connected to grid in Fujian China Daily (China is moving away from coal one nuclear plant at a time. )

Marx on exploitation: an ABC for an unequal world openDemocracy

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