Saturday’s news links – Dec. 5, 2020

Nearly 6 million Americans — roughly equivalent to the entire population of Singapore — are threatened by eviction and foreclosure this month Business Insider

New York City public housing residents without gas for cooking NYTimes

Tyson managers lied to interpreters about COVID-19 risks at Iowa meat plant, lawsuit claims CBS

The Jobs Report is a Mess, December Will Be Messier Wolf Street

Black Lives Matter

Six sniper teams, hundreds of cops: Documents show major police presence at George Floyd’s burial Houston Chronicle

Founder of all-Black armed activist group faces federal charge after FBI says he aimed a rifle at officers CNN

It Wasn’t the First Time the NYPD Killed Someone in Crisis. For Kawaski Trawick, It Only Took 112 Seconds. ProPublica

Trump coup?

Trump Pentagon nominee spreads debunked conspiracies and tweets suggesting Trump declare martial law CNN

Calls for martial law and US military oversight of new presidential election draws criticism Military Times

Lewandowski, Other Trump Allies Replace Abruptly Fired DoD Advisers Newser

From Fox News National Security Correspondent:

#COVID19

Six Bay Area regions — San Francisco, Santa Clara, Marin, Contra Costa, Alameda counties, and Berkeley — to enact stay-at-home order starting Sunday Boing Boing

American study finds signs of coronavirus in US before China outbreak SCMP

Wall Street and finance workers could get COVID vaccines before most Americans MarketWatch

Work Is the Reason Latinos Are Getting Slammed So Hard by the Pandemic Labor Notes

New Mexico shut down nearly everything to keep hospitals from being overwhelmed by covid. It wasn’t enough. Washington Post

China

So We’re Already At The ‘Chinese Super Soldiers’ Part Of The Propaganda Campaign Caitlin Johnstone

Progressive Media Promoted a False Story of ‘Conflict Beef’ From Nicaragua FAIR

Engels on nature and humanity Michael Roberts

Evolved to run – but not to exercise Irish Times 

See yesterday’s news links here


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