Tuesday’s news links – Jan. 19, 2021

Trump administration issues racist school curriculum report on MLK day CNN

Trump Administration’s ‘1776 Report’ Justifies Slavery, Three-Fifths Compromise HuffPost

Labor

Hunts Point Produce Market Workers On Strike Over Wage Dispute CBS New York

6,000 Amazon warehouse workers will hold union vote in Alabama on Feb. 8 CNBC

The Capitol riot wasn’t a fringe ‘uprising’. It was enabled by very deep pockets Guardian

That siege was just one battle in a decades-long assault on democracy, funded by billionaire donors and corporate interests

B-52 US bombers fly over Middle East; Iran condemns intimidation Al Jazeera

In 2016 when Trump took office

They were rounded up for protesting Trump’s inauguration – this is what happened next The Independent

In the years following the demonstrations, protesters facing up to 70 years in prison were plunged into a protracted legal battle

Why the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Oil Lease Sale Flopped Backpacker

#COVID19

Joggers and cyclists should wear masks – here’s why The Conversation

The COVID-19 death toll in the US could reach 500,000 by mid-February, the incoming CDC director warned Business Insider

MTA Worker Shortages and Illnesses Take Toll on Subway Service The City

Yemen

A Yemeni Famine Made in Washington and Riyadh CounterPunch

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