Thursday’s news links – Jan. 21, 2021

Capitalist crisis

California households owe $1bn in water bills as affordability crisis worsens Guardian

One in every eight households owes water debt, survey shows, with Black and Latino neighborhoods more likely to be in arrears

#COVID19

Corporate Media’s Leaked Chinese Documents Confirm China Didn’t Hide Covid-19 FAIR

Bolivia’s Evo Morales being treated for coronavirus

Cuba will produce 100 million doses of vaccine for COVID-19 AP – in Google Translate [Link to original Spanish https://es-us.noticias.yahoo.com/cuba-producir%C3%A1-100-millones-dosis-203118071.html]

Genesis HealthCare paid CEO George Hager $5.2 million ‘retention’ bonus. He retired months later. Washington Post

Half of those surveyed are unaware of the link between climate change and diseases like COVID-19 Natalie Marchant

Trump’s coup attempt

Army falsely denied Flynn’s brother was involved in key part of military response to Capitol riot Washington Post

The Money Trail to the Siege at the Capitol Leads to Charles Koch and Koch Industries Wall Street on Parade

In Haiti and Diaspora, Haitians Rally to Demand that President Step Down on Feb. 7 Kim Ives

Taiwan Invited To US Inauguration For First Time Since 1979 AFP

Washington Post “Expert” Linked to Defense Companies Hypes North Korea Missile Threat MPN

NYPD

Still Can’t Breathe: How NYPD Officers Continue to Use Chokeholds on Civilians The City

It Looks Like the Rich Aren’t Abandoning New York After All New York Magazine

Afghanistan

Troop levels are down, but US says over 18,000 contractors remain in Afghanistan Stars & Stripes

How the slave trade funded Britain New Statesman

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