Tuesday’s news links – August 31, 2021

For the first time since March 2020, nearly all American renters can now be evicted Axios

Starbucks Faces Rare Union Challenge as Buffalo Workers Seek Vote NYTimes

US COVID Hospitalization Rate Tops 100,000, Highest Since Winter’s Peaks Truthout

Yes, Global Warming Is Changing How Hurricanes Work Starts With A Bang

#COVID19

Booster shots won’t stop the delta variant. Here’s the math to prove it. Washington Post

Vaccinating more people would help more than giving another dose to the vaccinated

Health officials warn people not to treat Covid with a drug meant for livestock. NYTimes

Demand Surges for Deworming Drug for Covid, Despite Scant Evidence It Works NYTimes

The Unemployed Epidemiologist Who Predicted the Pandemic The Nation

For years, Rob Wallace warned that industrial agriculture could cause deadly outbreaks at a global scale. It made him an exile in his field.

Occupation forces have killed 73 Palestinian children so far this year.

Palestine

Gaza child shot in neck by Israeli sniper dies Electronic Intifada

Afghanistan

Media Bury Story That US May Have Fired on Crowd at Airport Consortium News

U.S. Drone Strike in Kabul Killed a Family — and Began a New Chapter of the War The Intercept

China-Cuba

Xi says China willing to walk together with Cuba in building socialism ECNS

From 30 million cases to zero: China is certified malaria-free by WHO

Venezuela

The Media Myth of ‘Once Prosperous’ and Democratic Venezuela Before Chávez Catherine Davies

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Why the Host of ‘Jeopardy!’ Matters

South Dakota Attorney General Who Killed Man in Hit-Run Gets Speeding Ticket Daily Beast

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