Wednesday’s news links – Sept. 8, 2021

800,000 New Yorkers Just Lost Federal Unemployment Benefits NYTimes

Almost 600 Louisiana sites with toxic chemicals lie in Hurricane Ida’s path NOLA.com [from before the hurricane hit]

Water Protectors Shut Down Major U.S.-Canadian Tar Sands Terminal Last Real Indians

Time to Pay Attention to Climate Change Native News Online

There’s a straight line from US racial segregation to the antiabortion movement Guardian

Anti-Bolsonaro Protesters Take To The Streets Again in Brazil teleSUR

Capitalism Breeds Pathogens: An Interview With Epidemiologist Rob Wallace

Inside the Wuhan lab: French engineering, deadly viruses and a big mystery Washington Post

9/11 militarized law enforcement and made every American a suspect Responsible Statecraft

Email provider ProtonMail deletes no-logging promise after providing activist’s IP to investigators BoingBoing

Booms and bezzles Michael Roberts

Major stock markets are hovering near all-time highs and commodity prices (food and materials) are rocketing. At the other end of the scale, short-term interest rates are near or below zero, and even long-term government and corporate bonds are at record prices (record low yields).

See yesterday’s news links here


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