Tuesday’s news links – Jan. 11, 2022

Calls for Paid Leave Grow as Workers Face ‘Vicious Cycle’ of Choosing Jobs or Covid Safety Common Dreams

Workers across the US are rising up. Can they turn their anger into a movement? Steven Greenhouse

A Second Starbucks Has Unionized, Winning The NLRB Election Today Labor411

Starbucks Workers In Cleveland Push For A Union Election Labor411

Disturbing New Report Shows Dire Conditions For Grocery Workers In These Times

Red Lobster workers say they are forced to work sick Popular Information

Who owned slaves in Congress? A list of 1,700 enslavers in Senate, House history. Washington Post

Indiana Republican backtracks after saying teachers should be ‘impartial’ when teaching about Nazism, fascism TheHill

#COVID19

U.S. Breaks Record for Covid-19 Hospitalizations Political Wire

Australia, Covid and the Djoković affair Dragan Plavšić, Counterfire

China

How China prepared for building a modern socialist country CGTN

CMG blazes a trail with world’s first 5G livestreaming studio on high-speed train CGTN

Pakistan

‘Threat is Real’: Pakistan PM Khan Seeks Action Against Modi For Not Controlling Extremist Hindus Sputnik

AUKUS seen as violating rules on arms control ECNS

The trilateral security pact between the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia, known as AUKUS, violates rules on global nonproliferation and undermines regional and world peace and stability

Russia

What War With Russia Would Look Like Scott Ritter

NATO Prepared For “New Armed Conflict In Europe” With Russia If Talks Fail Tyler Durden

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