Monday’s news links – Feb. 15, 2021

Maine Hospital Brought Anti-Union Consultants From Out Of State And Vaccinated Them HuffPost

The nurses union and the governor called the decision an insult to front-line workers and residents waiting for shots.

Roger Stone’s Bodyguards Stormed the Capitol NYTimes

3 Detectives Obtained a False Murder Confession. Was It One of Dozens? NYTimes

‘Fire DeJoy Before He Burns Down USPS’: Postmaster General Pushes Plan for Slower Mail, Higher Prices Common Dreams

Lindsey Graham: We Could Impeach Kamala Harris in 2022 Newser

America’s Other Forever War NYTimes 

Again and again, human rights groups like Amnesty International and humanitarian organizations like UNICEF have denounced America’s blockades. In 2019, the United Nations General Assembly condemned the United States’ embargo against Cuba by a vote of 187 to 3.

Haiti

‘Down with the dictatorship’: Protests continue in Haiti Al Jazeera

China

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

Palestine

Israel’s vaccine apartheid is killing Palestinians RNN

Honduras

Protests in Honduras against police killing of Keyla Martínez Peoples Dispatch

#COVID19

For Better Health During the Pandemic, Is Two Hours Outdoors the New 10,000 Steps? NYTimes

US cold snap: Why is Texas seeing Arctic temperatures? BBC

Engels in the crosshairs Corinna Lotz

Frederick Engels was Karl Marx’s closest friend and collaborator. In the light of the ongoing ecological crisis and Covid-19 pandemic, Engels’ Dialectics of Nature takes on a new significance.

James Ridgeway, Hard-Hitting Investigative Journalist, Dies at 84 NYTimes

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