Tuesday’s news links – March 2, 2021

Could an Amazon union form in Iowa? The Teamsters say they’re organizing employees. USA Today

McDonald’s spies on union activists – that’s how scared they are of workers’ rights Guardian

#COVID19

Vital pulse oximeters work less well on darker skin, study shows CGTN

Emails Reveal Chaos as Meatpacking Companies Fought Health Agencies Over COVID-19 Outbreaks in Their Plants ProPublica

As another stimulus package hangs in the balance, some programs like unemployment benefits are set to expire by the end of March Business Insider

Texas 

Texas electricity firm files for bankruptcy citing $1.8 billion in claims from grid operator Reuters

Texas power crisis deepens as more companies skip payments due to grid operator Reuters 

NASA Needs to Rename the James Webb Space Telescope Scientific American

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