Tuesday’s news links – May 4, 2021

Princeton students hold protest in solidarity with MOVE

Black man enslaved at South Carolina restaurant should get more than $500, 000, judge rules Washington Post

Amazon’s New Algorithm Will Set Workers’ Schedules According to Muscle Use Vice

Biden’s Modest Tax Plan NYTimes

President Biden’s tax plan would leave rates on the wealthy lower than they were in the 1990s.

The Earth is Weeping, an MMIW memorial and awareness event presented by the Red Ribbon Skirt Society, will begin at the Journey Museum & Learning Center in Rapid City, N.D., on Wednesday, May 5.

Indigenous Peoples

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women is an Indian Country Epidemic Native News Online

Oil pipeline disputes raise tensions Indian Country Today

California Officials Move to Stop Nestlé From Taking Millions of Gallons of Water From Public Streams EcoWatch

#COVID19

What’s Behind Horrific Reports from India and Brazil teleSUR

Reaching ‘Herd Immunity’ Is Unlikely in the U.S., Experts Now Believe NYTimes

Widely circulating coronavirus variants and persistent hesitancy about vaccines will keep the goal out of reach. The virus is here to stay, but vaccinating the most vulnerable may be enough to restore normalcy.

CVS and Walgreens Have Wasted More Vaccine Doses Than Most States Combined KHN

Democrats Bankrolled by Big Pharma Are Refusing to Back Covid Vaccine Patent Waiver Common Dreams

One in two people globally lost income due to the pandemic – Gallup Reuter

US Mulling Domestic Spying Partnership with Private Companies Infosecurity

The sources said that a plan is being formed for the DHS to circumvent these established checks to the government’s power by working directly with private firms. Currently, only the unprotected information that Americans share on social media sites and public online platforms can be accessed by federal authorities.

Palestine

Tech companies block another Leila Khaled event Electronic Intifada

Activists in NY Call on US to Stop Supporting Kiev, Draw Attention to Odessa Massacre Sputnik

Colombia

Colombia: Protesters to Remain in Streets Despite Tax Reform ‘Withdrawal’ Orinoco Tribune

France

French generals cause backlash with ‘civil war’ warning AFP

Why Almost No One Is Getting the Fastest Form of 5G Ars Technica

A new report shows that US mobile customers are tapping into the technology’s speediest networks less than 1 percent of the time.

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