Links 7/14/2020

Trump Administration Plants 137,000 Corpses In Fauci’s Bed To Frame Him For Coronavirus Deaths The Onion

Airshow canceled over concerns of being too boring Duffelblog

‘It’s going to be really ugly.’ Here come the big bank earnings CNN (MH)

Inferno on San Diego Navy ship rages into second day San Diego Union Tribune

The Bonhomme Richard fire deals a blow to the Navy’s designs in the Indo-Pacific Defense News

The Tremendous but “Secret” Success of Socialist Vietnam Dissident Voice (jef ) Hoisted from comments.

The Threat to Civil Liberties Goes Way Beyond “Cancel Culture” Jacobin (Judith). Hoisted from comments.

Squirrel tests positive for plague in Colorado NY Post

How Long Can You Hide a Dead Body in a Prison Cell? Marshall Project


“No Return to the ‘Old Normal’ for Foreseeable Future,” Warns WHO Chief Common Dreams

Coronavirus: Hong Kong unveils most sweeping social-distancing rules yet as 52 new cases emerge SCMP

Covid-19 Reinvades U.S. States That Beat It Back Once (2) Bloomberg

California rolls back reopening plans as new outbreaks force major reversal Politico

Pediatricians walk back school-reopening stance as WHO gives dire warning Ars Technica

Coronavirus: Things US has got wrong – and right BBC

America Drank Away Its Children’s Future NYT. Paul Krugman.

17 States Sue Trump Over Deportation Threats to International Students TruthOut

The CDC has always been an apolitical island. That’s left it defenseless against Trump Stat


Why experts think the MMR jab may save adults from Covid: Childhood vaccine at heart of dramatic new trial Daily Mail

TB vaccine averts severe infections, deaths from Covid-19: Study Hindustan Times. And the underlying studies:  BCG vaccination policy and preventive chloroquine usage: do they have an impact on COVID-19 pandemic? Cell Death and Disease; and BCG vaccine protection from severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) PNAS

Compelling’ evidence air pollution worsens coronavirus – study Guardian

Communicating Science in the Time of a Pandemic JAMA

Potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria in low-income and middle-income countries: a modelling study The Lancet

Class Warfare

Target’s Gig Workers Will Strike to Protest Switch to Algorithmic Pay Model Vice (noonespecial) Hoisted from comments.

After 8 Co-Workers Die of COVID, CO. Meatpackers Strike Again – Mass. Paratransit Driver Strike & More Payday Report

Elon Musk is now worth more than Warren Buffett as Tesla stock continues to break records CNBC

Google’s former CEO hosts an exclusive retreat in Yellowstone each July. You won’t hear much about it. Recode

How Trump Is Helping Tycoons Exploit the Pandemic New Yorker

Health Care

Millions Have Lost Health Insurance in Pandemic-Driven Recession NYT



Democrats are getting really confident, and that’s making Biden and Pelosi nervous The Week


The Renewed Dependency on Mercenary Fighters Der Spiegel


Russian space official Safronov charged in treason probe BBC


Coronavirus: Why are so many places in India locking down again? Scroll

Out of Work, Weavers of Famed Banarasi Silk Sarees Forced to Push Kids into Child Labour The Wire

Punjab, country’s grain bowl, facing rampant ‘de-peasantisation’ The Hindu


US rejects China’s claims in South China Sea drawing Beijing i e Al Jazeera

UK-China relations: from ‘golden era’ to the deep freeze FT


Queen Elizabeth not told before Australia’s historic PM sacking: archived letters Reuters

Forget about that overseas holiday: Qantas cancels all international flights until MARCH next year Daily Mail

Trump Transition

Commerce “Sharpiegate” report finally released without redaction Ars Technica

Federal appeals court rules Trump admin can’t withhold federal grants from California sanctuary cities The Hill

Trump Financial Regulator Quietly Shelved Discrimination Probes Into Bank of America and Other Lenders AlterNet


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