Saturday’s news links – May 22, 2021

Palestine

Israeli Occupation Forces Attack Palestinians at Al-Aqsa Mosque, Injuring 15 & Detaining 20 Internationalist 360°

Palestinian Resistance Wins: Now, The Struggle Continues!  Samidoun

Kyrie Irving’s Comments on Palestine Are a Big Deal Dave Zirin

South African dockworkers refuse to unload Israeli ship in solidarity with Palestinians PressTV

National March for Palestine [in London] to Go Ahead Despite Ceasefire Stop the War Coalition

Digital Rights Groups Accuse Facebook of Anti-Palestine Bias Palestine Chronicle

An interview with Emily Wilder, recent Stanford grad fired from AP job over criticisms of Israel SFGATE

Who Is the Media Really For? New York Magazine [about Emily Wilder, Chris Cuomo]

Dubious Arrests, Death Threats and Confederate Loyalists: Welcome to Graham, N.C. ProPublica

Charles Koch funded eviction push while investing in real estate companies Guardian

Union Pushes Back Against Kroger’s New Policy That Turns Workers Into ‘Vaccination Police’ Labor411

Chipotle Is a Nightmare Employer Jacobin

#COVID19

National Nurses United urges the CDC to revise its dangerous guidance saying vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks, get tested, or isolate after an exposure National Nurses United

Covid vaccine profits mint 9 new pharma billionaires CNN

Big Hospital Chains Get Covid Aid, and Buy Up Competitors NYTimes

‘Like hell:’ As Olympics loom, Japan health care in turmoil AP

Black fungus virus: Covid, diabetes & steroids fuelling new mucormycosis wave Times of India

‘An Absolute Nightmare’: Video Shows Tennessee Officers Taunted Hogtied Man Before He Died

Ocasio-Cortez: 60 seconds’ difference on Jan. 6 could have ended in ‘a martial state’ TheHill

Risk of Nuclear War Over Taiwan in 1958 Said to Be Greater Than Publicly Known NYTimes

The Largest Iceberg on Earth Has Just Broken Off of Antarctica Vice

A Nonprofit Promised to Preserve Wildlife. Then It Made Millions Claiming It Could Cut Down Trees. ProPublica

“If you fight you can lose, but if you don’t fight you’ve already lost” – Bertolt  Brecht

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