Tuesday’s news links – Aug. 3, 2021

The mailbox outside Amazon’s warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, that prompted allegations from the RWDSU that the company was trying to manipulate the election. Photo: RWDSU

NLRB official says Amazon violated labor law in union vote, recommends new election, according to union Business Insider

The incalculable cost of cheap chicken—and the hidden industry that shoulders it Scalawag

In Manhattan, Daily Sweeps Target Homeless New Yorkers NYTimes

Wall Street is buying up family homes. The rent checks are too juicy to ignore CNN

A video response to Representative Tom McClintock’s description of wildland firefighters as “unskilled labor” Wildfire Today

The Big Money Behind the Big Lie New Yorker

Donald Trump’s attacks on democracy are being promoted by rich and powerful conservative groups that are determined to win at all costs.

Analysis: Biden is following a script that once doomed Black voters and made the rise of Jim Crow possible CNN

Vaccinated

Cuba says Iran to start producing one of its COVID-19 vaccines Reuters

We Need a Movement Against Vaccine Apartheid Leigh Phillips

Pfizer and Moderna Hike Vaccine Prices Scheerpost

Sloppy Pfizer Booster Clinical Trial Consent Form Provides Way to Exclude Reactions That Require Emergency Care Yves Smith

Army to memorialize Black soldier lynched on Georgia base 80 years ago Washington Post

“Inflamed”: Dr. Rupa Marya & Raj Patel on Deep Medicine & How Capitalism Primes Us for Sickness Democracy Now

Why the US Army tried to exterminate the bison Vox

Olympics

Chinese champions wear Mao badges on cycling podium Reuters

US Asks 24 Russian Diplomats to Leave By September 3 Antiwar.com

Haiti

Foreigners Select Haiti’s Prime Minister Internationalist 360°

Brazil

A ‘soft coup’ like the impeachment of Dilma by a bunch of corrupt gangsters on fraudulent grounds, can be underway”, says Chomsky exclusively, evaluating the secret Bolsonaro’s meeting with the C.I.A director.

Palestine

17 Palestinians on hunger strike against administrative detention Peoples Dispatch

China

Serve the People: The Eradication of Extreme Poverty in China Tricontinental

Spanish cave art was made by Neanderthals, study confirms Guardian

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