Monday’s news links – August 9, 2021

‘Lynchings in Mississippi never stopped’ Washington Post

Since 2000, there have been at least eight suspected lynchings of Black men and teenagers in Mississippi, according to court records and police reports.

Regulators refuse to step in as workers languish in extreme heat Politico

Pandemic plunges families into food poverty in the world’s rich economies

The Communist Rapper Fighting America’s Capitalist Culture Daily Beast

Top Democrats Unite With Christian Far Right to Bash China – Religious freedom: the new front in the New Cold War Alex Rubinstein


United States Finances Colombia’s Police Brutality Orinoco Tribune

US Navy, Marines to Conduct Biggest Exercise in 40 Years Defense Post

Biggest Navy Exercise in a Generation Will Include 25,000 Personnel Across 17 Time Zones

Gold Tumbles With Silver as ‘Panic’ Selling Grips Asian Open Yahoo/Bloomberg

U.S. facing another “dangerous” heat wave as 107 large wildfires rage across the West Yahoo

Greece wildfires: Hundreds more evacuated as uncontrolled fires rage BBC

Major climate changes inevitable and irreversible – IPCC’s starkest warning yet Guardian

Here are 5 things to watch for in the latest climate science IPCC report The Narwhal


Learn to live with mutating coronavirus, top Chinese virologist says South China Morning Post

Too Many People Are Dying Right Now New York magazine

Not Even Bolsonaro Could Break Brazilians’ Love of Vaccines NYTimes

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