Monday’s news links – Dec. 7, 2020

Venezuela

Successful Electoral Party in Venezuela Today – 6D Parliamentary Elections (Photos) Orinoco Tribune

After Peaceful Elections, Maduro Calls Opposition to Dialogue teleSUR

Eyewitness Venezuela: Hundreds of labor and left leaders from around world observe elections FightBack! News

The looming eviction crisis CBS News

Economic Fallout From COVID-19 Continues To Hit Lower-Income Americans the Hardest Pew

Half of adults who say they lost a job due to the coronavirus outbreak are still unemployed

Why Contrary to Normal Patterns, the Workweek has Actually Gotten Longer in the Pandemic Recession Counterpunch

Giuliani COVID-19 diagnosis closes Arizona Legislature Capitol Times – New York Times reports that “Giuliani has been admitted to Georgetown University Medical Center”

NBA Player Karl-Anthony Towns Reveals He’s Lost 7 Family Members to COVID-19 The Root

US Air Passenger Traffic Skids Again, Delta & American Warn of Declining Bookings Wolf Street

Workers

Pandemic pushes Filipinos out of labor force, especially women The Rappler

Tipped Service Workers Are More Vulnerable Amid Pandemic Harassment Spike: Study NPR

Trump coup?

Black Michigan lawmaker posts voicemails saying she should be lynched Detroit Free Press

Armed Michiganders Gather Outside Secretary Of State’s Home To Deny Voting Results HuffPost

U.S. war drive

Massive 2021 U.S. Naval Drills Will Include Multiple Carriers and Amphibious Ready Groups USNI

‘Money For War’: US Arms Sales Soar and Bipartisan Militarism Thrives Amid Covid-19 Pandemic Common Dreams

India Enters Recession as Virus Pummels No. 3 Asian Economy Bloomberg

With Google’s firing of AI bias expert, tech research becomes hazardous ground Axios

Screens showing CO2 level set up at venues to lessen virus risk The Asahi Shimbun

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