Tuesday’s news links – Nov. 9, 2021

Organizing the Unorganized: The Teamsters Take on Amazon Progressive

Over 100,000 New York City public school students were homeless last year, data show. NYTimes

Teamsters Seek Dollar General Vote in Latest Test of Union Clout Bloomberg

Friendship Dairies workers vote unanimously to strike over 2 key issues Yahoo

Climate change

COP26: Military pollution is the skeleton in the West’s climate closet Middle East Eye

COP26: Fossil Fuel Lobbyists Outnumber Any Nation’s Delegates ConsortiumNews

Why the Pentagon Is Equipping the F-35 With a Thermonuclear Bomb Popular Mechanics

Nicaragua

President Ortega: Nicaraguan People Vote for Peace and Not for War – Washington Interventionism Activated Orinoco Tribune

Crisis worsens on Poland-Belarus border as migrants congregate and troops are mobilized CNN

Twilight capitalism Michael Roberts

The book begins with the ‘here and now’ – and so with COVID pandemic. Over two chapters, the authors spell out the origins and course of the pandemic, making, in my view, a key point. The COVID slump may have been triggered by a global health crisis, but even before the pandemic struck, global capitalism had been in a period of depression exhibited by low economic growth and poor productive investment and, above all, by low and falling profitability of capital – the key ingredient of ‘twilight capitalism’.

Murder By Any Other Name Consortium News

Scott Ritter explains how the murder of Zemari Ahmadi and nine family members by a U.S. drone attack in August was whitewashed by the Pentagon.

Rome is burning YouTube

This song goes out to all those people who have gone into action to end state organized racist violence and oppression and all forms of racism.

Trump coup attempt

On October 20, 2020 — just a few weeks before last year’s election — the Claremont Institute and the Texas Public Policy Foundation issued a detailed roadmap for overturning the presidential election, the Bulwark reports.

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