Friday’s news links – Dec. 11, 2020

Black Prisoners Make Up Large Number Of Federal Executions As Trump Leaves Office NewsOne

Stealing to survive: More Americans are shoplifting food as aid runs out during the pandemic Washington Post

US unemployment claims hit their highest level since mid-September CNN

Sen. Bernie Sanders says Democrats delayed COVID-19 relief NY Post

Trump coup?

17 states tell Supreme Court they support Texas bid to reverse Biden win CNBC

Hundreds of GOP members sign onto Texas-led election lawsuit AP

Democrats lavishly praising U.S. elections are overlooking a major weakness Greg Palast

Nurses charge they are locked out at Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital in “retaliation.”

#COVID19

Lockdown finally looms for Sweden as it suffers more than DOUBLE the number of Covid cases per capita than Britain, Germany or Spain Daily Mail

Giuliani Brags “Celebrity” Status Helped Him Get Trump’s Special COVID Treatment Truthout

The U.S. Has Fewer Physicians and Hospital Beds Per Capita Than Italy and Other Countries Overwhelmed by COVID-19 KFF

Spoiled Meat: the Beef Industry in the United States Counterpunch

The Top U.S. Shale Gas Basin Continues To Bleed Cash OilPrice

Fracking Sites Tied to Increased Heart Failure Hospitalizations MedScape

A B-52H Stratofortress bomber based at Barksdale Air Force Base, La.

Iran

Pentagon orders B-52 flights in Middle East to deter Iran NYTimes

China

U.S. Spy Plane Spotted in Chinese Airspace Amid Tensions Between Countries Newsweek

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