Sunday’s news links – May 16, 2021

Iraqi demonstrators wave Palestinian flags during a protest to express solidarity with the Palestinian people in Baghdad, Iraq May 15, 2021.

Palestine

Italian Dockers Refuse to Load Arms Shipment to Israel in Solidarity with Palestine Left Voice

Israeli Bombs Destroy Gaza Media Center; AP, Al-Jazeera, Others Taken Out Common Dreams

Israel’s Pogroms in Jerusalem Could Spark the Destruction of al-Aqsa MPN

Israel kills Gaza families in their homes on Nakba Day Electronic Intifada

Palestinian Ambassador Husni Wahed: “The Youth Born Under Occupation Are the Ones Who Are Resisting the Most”

Tear gas used as pro Palestinian march defies Paris ban Euronews

Pentagon chief reiterates ‘ironclad’ support for Israel in call with counterpart Reuters

Israel’s big lie: This isn’t self defense — it’s a war crime, aided and abetted by the U.S. Salon

Almost everything said in the U.S. about Israel’s assault on the Palestinians is a lie

Hundred of thousands around the world march in support of the Palestinian people. PNN

In photos: Protesters rally across U.S. and the world Axios

The Remains Of MOVE Police Bombing Victims Previously Thought To Be Destroyed Are Actually Intact, Philadelphia Says NewsOne

Partial human remains from the bombing against the MOVE organization discovered a few years earlier have were destroyed by a city official, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney announced on Thursday. But in a turn of events, a city employee said they defied the order to destroy the remains. Late Friday evening it was revealed the remains thought to be destroyed by the Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley were actually still intact.

‘No one thinks about them’: janitors get organized in south Florida Guardian

#COVID19

Nation’s largest nurses union condemns new CDC guidance on masks TheHill

‘Government Money That’s Gone Into Vaccine Development Is Being Privatized by a Handful of Companies’ FAIR

It Was The Government That Produced COVID-19 Vaccine Success Health Affairs Blog

‘It’s not over yet’: Uncertain protection from Covid vaccines leaves cancer patients in limbo Stat

Experts sound the alarm on air cleaning devices as feds modify school safety guidelines Yahoo News

NYC Pride Bans NYPD & Law Enforcement Groups From Marching In Parades Gothamist

How oil capitalists conspired to spread climate change denialism — in 1988 Salon

Space Force commander sacked after claiming US military is under assault from ‘neo-Marxist’ critical race theory RT

Another dangerous fire season is looming in the Western U.S., and the drought-stricken region is headed for a water crisis The Conversation

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