Sunday’s news links – Jan. 31, 2021

 

They thought they were going to rehab. They ended up in chicken plants Reveal

#COVID19

A coronavirus vaccination site at Dodger Stadium in LA shut down after anti-vax protesters gathered outside Business Insider

What went wrong with America’s $44 million vaccine data system? MIT Technology Review

CDC paid Deloitte $44 million to streamline vaccination scheduling, administration, and reporting. The tool they actually built is so bad, most states won’t use it.

New Covid Cases Plunge 25% or More as Behavior Changes KHN

Federal government wants Americans to buy groceries online, but most people on SNAP can’t USA Today

Doctor Do-Little​: The Case Against Anthony Fauci The Drift

Trump coup attempt

Trump Defense Secretary Disarmed D.C. National Guard Before Capitol Riot The National Memo

“Stay in Place”—a D.C. Guardsman Reflects on Military Orders to “Do Nothing” During the Siege on the U.S. Capitol The War Horse

Text Messages Show Top Trump Campaign Fundraiser’s Key Role Planning the Rally That Preceded the Siege ProPublica

Jan. 6 Rally Funded by Top Trump Donor, Helped by Alex Jones, Organizers Say WSJ

Publix Super Markets heiress donated about $300,000 to the Ellipse event; far-right show host pledged seed money, organizers say

How the LAPD and Palantir Use Data to Justify Racist Policing The Intercept

China

China executes former top banker for taking US$277 million in bribes SCMP

Pompeo: the new leader of the international Anti-China Far Right Isabel van Brugen

Haiti

Haiti’s Unions Call for General Strike on February 1 and 2 Orinoco Tribune

The Little Known, Racist History of the 911 Emergency Call System In These Times

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