Saturday’s news links – May 1, 2021

Walmart sickened and killed people by denying covid sick leave

Undocumented immigrants risk deportation to protest Biden in DC TheHill

In US, workers prepare for long haul as strike at Volvo Trucks finishes second week Peoples Dispatch

Teargas, flashbangs: the devastating toll of police tactics on Minnesota children Guardian

Scientist: Extent of DDT dumping in Pacific is ‘staggering’ phys.org

Florida Anti-Masker Records His Regret From Hospital Bed YouTube

A makeshift ward built for Covid-19 patients at a hospital in Manila.

Philippines

Philippines headed towards India-like Covid crisis Asia Times

India

COVID-19 in India—profits before people Jayati Ghosh

China

The New Cold War U.S.-Japanese Summit: Containing China and Reinforcing Hegemony Joseph Gerson

The Xinjiang Genocide Determination As Agenda Gordon Dumoulin, Jan Oberg and Thore Vestby – The Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Research, TFF, Lund, Sweden

Xinjiang shakedown: US anti-China lobby cashed in on ‘forced labor’ campaign that cost Uyghur workers their jobs Max Blumenthal

Falun Gong-aligned media push fake news about Democrats and Chinese communists Guardian

French Renault workers take managers captive in bid to stop factory sale Guardian

Ukraine

Ukraine’s far right celebrates the anniversary of a Nazi division in the heart of Kiev

April update: child dies due to NATO encouraging neo-Nazis in Ukraine

Biden won’t reverse Trump’s Western Sahara move, U.S. tells Morocco Axios

Iranian Alternative to the Suez Canal NEO

Palestine

Palestinians called Israel an apartheid state decades ago Middle East Monitor

The Myth of American Exceptionalism Howard Zinn

The Good Lord Bird: John Brown’s militant abolitionism Bill Crane

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