Friday’s news links – Oct. 22, 2021

Chris Smalls outside the Amazon warehouse in Staten Island. He said: ‘The energy and culture we built over the last six months with these workers, it’s been very strong.’

2,000 NYC Amazon Warehouse Workers Sign Union Authorization Cards To Join Union Labor411

‘Everybody’s excited’: Amazon workers in Staten Island to file for union vote Guardian

Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy and Lab Workers Authorize Strike in Southern California Times of San Diego

Flight Attendants At American Airlines Subsidiary Threaten To Strike HuffPost

‘We’re not budging:’ Kellogg strike hits two-week mark as worker shortage aggravates labor conflicts mlive

Overworked and Underpaid: Inside the Kellogg’s Strike The Progressive

As Special Metals strike drags on, community steps up to help workers WHCS

Reno Bus Drivers Win 25 Day Strike – 450 WV Steelworkers Fight Scabs – Erie Teachers Vote to Strike Payday Report

Deere To Cut Off Workers’ Health Insurance On Oct. 27th If They Don’t Stop Striking Labor411

Half a Million South Korean Workers Walk Off Jobs in General Strike Truthout

Puerto Rico

Puerto Ricans resist austerity measures and corporate corruption Peoples Dispatch

The Supply Chain Story Everyone Is Missing American Prospect

Think Everything’s Expensive Now? Wait Until You See What’s Next Bloomberg

Welcome to Britain, the bank scam capital of the world Reuters

Bolivia / Haiti

Bolivian Government Says Haitian President’s Assassins Were Part of a Plot to Kill Its Own Leftist Leader The Intercept

China

Washington’s hysteria about Chinese hypersonic missile threat is just an excuse for its own military expansion, says Beijing RT

Joe Biden suggests US would defend Taiwan against China, forcing fresh White House clarification Guardian

Cuba Now Part of China’s Belt and Road Energy Alliance Orinoco Tribune

Ten Years Since Libya’s Gaddafi Was Murdered by NATO-Backed Rebels Sputnik

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