Saturday’s news links – March 6, 2021

Furor in Rochester After Police Pepper-Spray Mother With Toddler NYTimes

Millionaire Senators Vote Against Popular Minimum Wage Raise That Would Lift Millions Out of Poverty Common Dreams

Why Did Police Never Solve the Murder of a Prominent Portland Anti-Fascist? The Intercept

A Philly landlord is trying to evict tenants after his property manager stole their rent money Inquirer

U.S. agency probes Facebook for ‘systemic’ racial bias in hiring, promotions Reuters

Pizza outlawed in Georgia Greg Palast

I can’t make this up. The state of Georgia passed a law this week, HB 531, that outlaws handing out pizza slices and water to voters waiting for hours to vote.

#COVID19

Caring by the Dollar: Nursing Homes, Private Equity, and Covid-19 Dollars & Sense

Iran

Biden and Europe allies worry Israel is preparing a substantial attack on Iran Business Insider

Cuba

Watch this CNN video interview by Christiane Amanpour with Candace Johnson, CEO of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center lauding Cuban science: https://www.cnn.com/videos/tv/2021/03/02/amanpour-candace-johnson-cuba-covid-lung-cancer-vaccine.cnn

US, Allies Drop 46 Bombs Per Day for 20 Years, New CODEPINK Research Reveals MPN

My Father Wrote ‘Strange Fruit.’ The Capitol Rioters Had a Lot in Common With the Lynch Mobs That Inspired That Song Robert Meeropol

Biden tells NASA engineer Indian Americans are ‘taking over the country’ New York Post

Senior diplomatic security official removed from Afghanistan role after posting racist comments about Kamala Harris Mercury News

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