Wednesday’s news links – Jan. 20, 2021

Capitol Police Are Actually Members of a Massive Hate Group—The Fraternal Order of Police The Root

Video: US troops occupy Washington DC in massive show of force Grayzone

Self-styled militia members planned on storming the U.S. Capitol days in advance of Jan. 6 attack, court documents say Washington Post

Self-styled militia members from Virginia, Ohio and other states made plans to storm the U.S. Capitol days in advance of the Jan. 6 attack, communicating in real time as they breached the building on opposite sides and led dozens in a hunt for lawmakers to make ‘citizen’s arrests.’

New report reveals multiple GOP lawmakers sought pardons for their roles in the Capitol riot Alex Henderson

Photos: NYPD Arrests Protesters Marching On MLK Day Near City Hall Gothamist

Virginia police accused of seizing only Black protesters’ firearms at pro-gun event  TheHill

National Guard members assist with processing COVID-19 deaths, placing them into temporary storage at the medical examiner-coroner’s office in Los Angeles.


L.A. Suspends Air Quality Rules to Cremate Backlog of Covid-19 Victims Gizmodo

How Operation Warp Speed Created Vaccination Chaos ProPublica

Heights Hospital closes because owners are behind on rent, notice says ABC Houston


New Documents Suggest J. Edgar Hoover Was Involved in Fred Hampton’s Murder Truthout

Indigenous Peoples

Canceling pipelines presents challenges Indian Country Today


Teamsters Condemn Arrests of Peaceful Hunts Point Strikers

What You Need to Know About the Hunts Point Market Strike Grub Street

1,400 Workers in the Bronx Are on Strike for a Livable Wage Jacobin

Amazon Launches Anti-Union Website to Derail Alabama Union Drive Vice


Joe Biden Lifted His Health Care Plan From Insurance Industry Lobbyists Jacobin

Biden will recognize Guaido as Venezuela’s leader, top diplomat says Reuters

Biden’s top diplomat pick says Trump ‘right’ to be tough on China Nikkei Asian Review

Why “Everybody Should Be Deeply Skeptical” of Corporate America’s Turn Against Trump Mother Jones

Biden inauguration bankrolled by corporate donors like Amazon, Google, Boeing Fox Business

Even Though Biden Won, Republicans Enjoyed The Largest Electoral College Edge In 70 Years. Will That Last? Geoffrey Skelley

The Greatest (Forgotten) Game Ever Played: MLB’s 1970 Exhibition to Honor MLK

More than 20 Hall of Famers suited up at Dodger Stadium on March 28, 1970 to honor the memory and support the causes of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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