Sunday’s news links – Dec. 27, 2020

U.S. jobless benefit cut-off pushes millions to financial cliff-edge Reuters

4 Ways Tyson Foods Made 2020 Worse Union of Concerned Scientists

Online Vendors Refuse To Sell Kenosha Shooter’s ‘Free Kyle’ Merchandise Forbes

Biden-voting counties equal 70% of America’s economy. What does this mean for the nation’s political-economic divide? Brookings

The Haunting of Tulsa, Okla. NYTimes

A recently unearthed mass grave may soon provide answers about what happened to victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.

Mayhem in the streets: Illegal vendors are overtaking NYC NYPost – A racist call for police in New York City to arrest thousands of street merchants

 

#COVID19

A ‘duty to warn’: An ER doctor, shaped by war and hardship, chronicles the searing realities of Covid-19 Stat

Some Said the Vaccine Rollout Would Be a ‘Nightmare.’ They Were Right. Kaiser Health News

Throughout the COVID pandemic, the U.S. health care system has shown that it is not built for a coordinated pandemic response (among many other things).

Cuba

Cuban doctors arrive in Panama to fight pandemic amid US opposition France24

Cuba, the First Country in the Western Hemisphere to Conduct a Study on the Incidence of COVID-19 Resumen

Iran

Trump’s Apparently Keen on ‘Punishing’ Iran, Military Option Cannot be Excluded, Mideast Experts Say Sputnik

Trump coup?

Trump appears to back plan to overturn election result in Congress amid more false claims of fraud The Independent

Until Biden’s win is certified, the U.S. remains vulnerable Washington Post – on the possibilities for a Trump coup

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