Sunday’s news links – Jan. 30, 2022

Peltier Defense Committee: CDC Guidelines Are Not Followed at U.S. Penitentiary — Leads to Peltier Contracting COVID-19 Native News Online

Rents hit all-time high Axios

The national median price of a one-bedroom rental apartment in January was up 12% year-over-year, to $1,374 — an all-time high. … The median two-bedroom rose to $1,698, a 14.1% hike over January 2021. … While New York claims the highest rents, Boston is poised to overtake San Francisco for the #2 slot in the coming months.

NLRB accuses Amazon of ‘threatening, surveilling’ warehouse workers on Staten Island Washington Post

Almost one in five Canadian truckers is South Asian, but many don’t see themselves represented in the trucker convoy Globe and Mail

Public schools staffing is on the brink of collapse Axios

I Write About America’s Absurd Health Care System. Then I Got Caught Up in It. KHN

Small town police in Alabama are patrolling Facebook and threatening to arrest people who post negative comments about them Daily Mail

U.S. war drive

Ukrainian FM, visiting House delegation demand complete return of “territories temporarily occupied by Russia”: Donetsk, Lugansk, Crimea Anti-bellum

Tangled Tale of NATO Expansion at the Heart of Ukraine Crisis Consortium News

Germany digs in its heels to block weapons bound for Ukraine The Times of London

Nicaragua

China is helping Nicaragua’s Sandinista gov’t build houses for poor people

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