Wednesday’s news links – Dec. 2, 2020

Labor

Nurses Strike At Montefiore New Rochelle, Saying ‘We Don’t Have Enough Staffing’ And ‘It’s Not Safe’ CBS

Albany Med nurses strike Times Union

Trump Officially Accuses Wisconsin’s Black Voters of Cheating The Root

Rep. Mike Kelly asks Supreme Court to nullify Biden win over Trump in Pennsylvania as he challenges mail-in ballot rule CNBC

‘White Women Voted for Trump’ Is the Worst Election Trope New York Mag

This era’s capitalism is driving many among the young to socialism Seattle Times

Indigenous Peoples

Investigation finds widespread racism and discrimination against Indigenous peoples in B.C. health-care system CBC

NYPD Stockpiling More Tasers Despite Concerns About Abuse Gothamist

The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America An excerpt from a new book by the author of So You Want to Talk About Race.

#COVID19

COVID-19 was silently infecting Americans before first cases emerged in Wuhan: CDC Bloomberg

Nursing homes are still getting pummeled by the pandemic Axios

Ambulance companies at ‘a breaking point’ after receiving little Covid aid NBC

Venezuela

Venezuela wins simply by holding an election : Peoples Dispatch Peoples Dispatch

Venezuela Oil Exports Almost Triple Even as U.S. Adds Sanctions. Bloomberg

Cuba

Who’s Behind the Anti-Cuban Show in San Isidro? Resumen

The Arecibo Observatory radio telescope in Puerto Rico has collapsed Space

China

CNN’s ‘Blame China’ Document Leak Shows That China Did Nothing Wrong MoA

Indeed, China did so much ‘wrong’ that it no longer has a Covid-19 problem.

Joe Biden’s Neera Tanden Pick Is Even Worse Than You Thought Jacobin

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