Thursday’s news links – May 13, 2021

Gaza death toll jumps to 83 as Israeli air raids intensify: Live Al Jazeera

Labor

Union Nurses in Massachusetts Are Waging the Longest Current Strike in the US Jacobin

Despite Weeks of Union-Busting, Workers at Imperfect Foods Vote to Unionize Truthout

CT Gov Threatens National Guard to Bust Nursing Home Strike – Factory Workers in Rural PA Strike – Rise in Restaurant Walkouts Mike Elk

Chemical giants hid dangers of ‘forever chemicals’ in food packaging Guardian

The Pentagon

The Military Revolt Against Joe Biden Foreign Policy

An open letter by former officers calling the president a “Marxist” dictator is a greater threat to U.S. democracy than the ouster of Liz Cheney.

‘Disturbing and reckless’: Retired brass spread election lie in attack on Biden, Democrats Politico

Cheney’s Cold War Nostalgia Is No Alternative to Trumpism Jeet Heer

Cheney’s speech is filled with Cold War references: “communist domination…Castro’s totalitarian regime…Soviet gulag…the cusp of another Cold War — this time with communist China.” The argument is USA needs to unite in order to combat Red China

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene aggressively confronts Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, accuses her of supporting ‘terrorists’ Washington Post

If U.S. museums say Black Lives Matter, then they should return Africa’s stolen art Washington Post

Hernando de Soto Bridge: Vital Memphis bridge shut down after officials find structural crack CNN

Night mode ‘better sleep’ claims are nonsense, says university ZDNet

US tariffs drive drop in Chinese imports WSJ

Elon Musk says Teslas can no longer be purchased with Bitcoin The Hill

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