Friday’s news links – May 14, 2021

Pam Africa leads a group along the 6200 block of Osage Avenue in Philadelphia, Thursday, May 13, 2021, on the 36th anniversary of the MOVE bombing.

Mothers of MOVE Bombing Victims Reflect on 36-Year Anniversary, Controversy Over Remains NBC

Philadelphia incinerated remains of police bombing victims without telling families Guardian

Thomas Farley resigns as Philadelphia health commissioner for cremating MOVE remains Inquirer

Americans are more pro-union – and anti-big business – than at any time in decades Guardian

Study Shows ‘Intentional Policy Decisions’—Not Abstract Market Forces—to Blame for Wage Stagnation Common Dreams

The US restaurant industry is lacking in wages, not workers Guardian

Fighting the Big Grocery Monopoly Washington Monthly

CNN: Hackers did not disrupt Colonial pipeline infrastructure – billing was the concern

The company halted operations because its billing system was compromised, three people briefed on the matter told CNN, and they were concerned they wouldn’t be able to figure out how much to bill customers for fuel they received … At this time, there is no evidence that the company’s operational technology systems were compromised by the attackers, the spokesperson added.

Palestine

Mob ‘lynching of Arab’ aired live on Israeli TV AFP

Rightwing violence grips Israel Middle East Eye

US funds make Israel’s bombardment of Gaza possible. When will they be halted? Guardian

Civil War? Palestinian-Israelis Join Protests en Masse for First time in Decades, as Squatter Militias Attack Juan Cole

The Evil Military-Industrial Complex Frank Li, Econintersect

The Gateses’ Public Split Spotlights a Secretive Fortune NYTimes

The World Is Facing A Lithium Supply Crunch As Demand Soars OilPrice

Chainsaw massacre: tree poaching hits Canada amid lumber shortage Guardian

Cuba’s Covid Vaccines Proceed even with US Sanctions Angry Bear

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