Monday’s news links – Dec. 6, 2021

‘This has been happening for a long time’: Modern-day slavery uncovered in South Georgia Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Black Students Stage Protests and Walkouts In Response to Racism and Bullying In Schools The Root

An Obscure Agency Is Threatening to Hand Medicare Over to Wall Street Truthout

#COVID19

‘Wall of secrecy’ in Pfizer contracts as company accused of profiteering Guardian

The revelation comes as Pfizer is accused by a former senior US health official of “war profiteering’’ during the pandemic.

How Dr. Fauci, Bill Gates and Big Pharma Destroyed US Public Health Orinoco Tribune

Boeing

BIG READ: Boeing built an unsafe plane, and blamed the pilots when it crashed Business live

Boeing Missteps on 737 MAX Went Beyond Deadly Crashes That Killed 346, new Book Reveals Newsweek

How Shareholder Capitalism Crashed a Plane (Two, Actually) Intelligencer

China

China plays a crucial role supporting progress and sovereignty in Latin America Morning Star

Pearl Harbor: Don’t Drink the Water or Believe the Myths David Swanson

If you live near Pearl Harbor, there’s delicious U.S. Navy jet fuel in your drinking water. Yum! Yum!

The US rate of profit in 2020 Michael Roberts

One of the compelling results of the data is that each post-war economic recession in the US has been preceded by (or coincided with) a fall in the rate of profit and then by a fall in the mass of profits. This is what you would expect cyclically from Marx’s law of profitability.

‘Absolute liars’: Ex-D.C. Guard official says generals lied to Congress about Jan. 6 Politico

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