Monday’s news links – May 3, 2021

US Poverty Rates Reach Pandemic High in March WTTW

The tactics the police are using to prevent bystander video MIT Technology Review.

World Police: Washington Seeks To Imprison Foreign Businesspeople Stansfield Smith

In violation of international law, the US is seeking to extradite and imprison foreign businesspeople for circumventing its unilateral sanctions. Washington’s targets include Venezuelan national Alex Saab, North Korean Mun Chol Myong, and Chinese Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.

The Air Force’s brand-new F-15EX fighter jet is about to have its first major exercise Business Insider

#COVID19

Australia’s India ban criticised as ‘racist’ rights breach BBC

Russian Attempts to Expand Sputnik Vaccine Set Off Discord in Europe NYTimes

China

In 2018 the US Was at War With Uyghur Terrorists. Now It Claims They Don’t Even Exist Alan Macleod

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

Palestine

Palestine: PFLP Statement Regarding the Postponement of Elections

Violent scenes as fans invade Manchester United stadium in protest at US owners BBC

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