Wednesday’s news links – Sept. 15, 2021

Poverty got worse in 2020 as many low-wage workers took the brunt of the economic blows The Conversation

The Teamsters File for First Union Election at an Amazon Warehouse in Canada Vice

Study Confirms: New York City Deliveristas Are Underpaid Labor Press

New York City’s roughly 65,000 app-based food-delivery workers typically work at least six days a week for well below minimum wage, according to “Essential but Unprotected: New York City’s App-based Food Delivery Workers.” a study released September 13, by the Worker’s Justice Project, Los Deliveristas Unidos, and Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations.

National Guard Will Drive School Buses Amid Driver Shortage Business Insider

The governor of Massachusetts activated the national guard on Monday to drive school buses.

Social Security COLA for 2022 to be Near 5.8%, Could Match 2009, Biggest since 1982 Wolf Street

But it still won’t cover the dollar’s actual loss of purchasing power.

Big Pharma and vaccine apartheid ROAPE

People protest in support of the six security prisoners who escaped Gilboa Prison, in Nazareth, Israel, on Saturday.

Palestine

Over 1,000 Palestinian inmates to go on hunger strike in light of ‘violent repression’ of rights Haaretz

South Korea successfully tests submarine-launched ballistic missile: Blue House Channel News Asia

South Korea successfully tested a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on Wednesday (Sep 15), becoming the first country without nuclear weapons to develop such a system

For whom does Condi speak — Americans or Pentagon war machine? Press TV

American political analyst and activist Bill Dores has criticized former US Secretary of State Condoleezza “Condi” Rice who said on Sunday that Americans are safer today because the United States invaded Afghanistan and Iraq following the 9/11 attacks.

“Sick societies have sick institutions” David F. Ruccio

 

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