Sunday’s news links – Nov. 28, 2021

Racist Teddy Roosevelt Statue to Relocate to North Dakota; Tribal Leaders Say They Were Not Consulted Native News Online

New York Times Headline Snafu Raises Questions About Crime Reporting NewsOne

The New York Times published a headline it knew was false.

A lab at the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine in Durban, South Africa.

#COVID19

Cuba’s Vaccine Could End up Saving Millions of Lives Jacobin

The impact of the World Military Games on the COVID-19 pandemic

We Know Almost Nothing About the Omicron Variant The Atlantic

Omicron variant: South Africa being ‘punished’ by international community, says Dirco

“New variants have been detected in other countries. Each of those cases have had no recent links with southern Africa. It’s worth noting that the reaction to those countries is starkly different to cases in southern Africa,” said Dirco.

“This latest round of travel bans is akin to punishing South Africa for its advanced genomic sequencing and the ability to detect new variants quicker. Excellent science should be applauded and not punished.”

Omicron variant: Answers ‘weeks’ away, warns top scientist as ‘unjustified’ SA shut-out slammed

A new Covid variant is no surprise when rich countries are hoarding vaccines Gordon Brown

It is nonsensical to think you can control the virus by creating islands, says Karim

As Omicron Variant Circles the Globe, African Nations Face Blame and Bans NYTimes

With countries trying to close their doors to the new coronavirus variant, southern African officials note that the West’s hoarding of vaccines helped create their struggle in the first place.

Ukraine

Reports on concentration of Russian troops at border with Ukraine are false — intelligence TASS

Five Trump-Russia ‘Collusion’ Corrections We Need From the Media Now — Just for Starters Aaron Maté

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