Monday’s news links – Sept. 20, 2021

‘We can’t turn back’: Haitian migrants face massive expulsion amid crackdown at US-Mexico border USA Today

A mounted U.S. Border Patrol agent shouted commands in a tense encounter with Haitian migrants wading through the Rio Grande near Del Rio, Texas.  … The agent swung his whip menacingly, charging his horse toward the men in the river who were trying to return to an encampment under the international bridge in Del Rio after buying food and water in Ciudad Acuña, Mexico.

Amid reports of homelessness and food insecurity, 25,000 employees sue Disneyland for better pay SFGATE

Palestinian Freedom Fighter Ayham Kamamji Reveals Details about Escape (VIDEO)

US Covid-19 death toll on verge of surpassing that of 1918 Spanish flu SCMP

The days of full covid coverage are over. Insurers are restoring deductibles and co-pays, leaving patients with big bills. Washington Post

Marxist Epidemiologist Calls Bullsh*T On Antivaxxers, Details COVID’s Capitalist Roots

Anti-scientific conspiracy theories are spreading, not just among the right, but even even among some segments of the left. To address this issue from a Marxist perspective, Rania Khalek spoke with Rob Wallace, an evolutionary epidemiologist at the Agroecology and Rural Economics Research Corps in St. Paul and author of “Dead Epidemiologists: On the Origins of COVID-19.”

France is doing everything it can to show its anger at a cancelled $50 billion submarine contract, shocking officials in the US, UK, and Australia Business Insider

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