Monday’s news links – Dec. 20, 2021

Vodeo Games Has North America’s First Video Game Union TechRaptor

Citizen App Workers Vote to Unionize, Fearing Outsourcing Bloomberg

Six women sue Tesla alleging sexual harassment in factory, service centers Washington Post

Newport News shipbuilders to hold ‘essential rally’ for fair contract Thursday WAVY

A ‘Green’ Energy Project Leaves A Mississippi Town Gasping For Air HuffPost

European climate subsidies funnel billions to wood-burning power plants that harvest trees from the U.S. South. The industry is taking a toll locally and globally.

#COVID19

600,000 daily omicron cases expected to overwhelm testing capabilities Morningstar

America Is Not Ready for Omicron Ed Yong

The new variant poses a far graver threat at the collective level than the individual one—the kind of test that the U.S. has repeatedly failed.

Former top FDA officials accuse Biden admin of ‘sidelining’ experts The Hill

White House Mocks Idea of Mailing Every American Free Covid-19 Tests Gizmodo

Will the Coronavirus Evolve to Be Milder? NYTimes

Indigenous Peoples

Native Mascots Are A Direct Result Of America’s Fabricated Colonial History Last Real Indians

Gabriel Boric addresses his closing campaign event. Photo: Twitter/ Gabriel Boric

Chile

Left candidate Gabriel Boric wins presidential elections in Chile Peoples Dispatch

Afghanistan

Trump and Biden’s secret Afghanistan air campaigns revealed Airwars

Afghanistan will become biggest man-made crisis if world doesn’t act, says PM Imran at OIC summit Dawn

British, EU gas prices soar as less Russian gas expected on Friday MSN

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