Sunday’s news links – June 27, 2021

U.S. Unemployment Rescue Left at Least 9 Million Without Help Bloomberg

Socialism Is Gaining Popularity, Poll Shows Truthout

Biden Will Enact Rule Proposed by Trump That Enables Big Pharma to Price Gouge Donald Shaw

Court vs. Farmworkers May Foreshadow Court vs. All Workers Harold Meyerson

Violent encounters with police send thousands of people to the ER every year NBC

‘We Are in a Climate Emergency’: As Temps Soar, Over 90% of Western US Gripped by Drought Common Dreams

Peru

The Imminent Coup In Peru Kawsachun News

The Uyghur Tribunal: Inciting Hatred Against China Christopher Black

Warmongering British Actions in the Black Sea Craig Murray

#COVID19

Black and Hispanic Americans Suffer Most in Biggest US Decline in Life Expectancy Since WWII Kaiser Health News

On the Delta Variant LRB

COVID: New restrictions amid struggle to contain Delta variant Al Jazeera

Even mild COVID in young people often leads to long-term symptoms, study finds Ars Technica

Inflation, interest rates and debt Michael Roberts

The prospect of higher wages sounds like good news for layers of workers previously on minimum wage levels or even below.  But higher wages are a monetary or prices illusion if at the same time prices for food and other necessaries start to rise sharply.  And they are.  The official US inflation rate hit 5% yoy in May. This was the highest reading since August 2008.

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