2020-11-23: News Headlines

Ashoka Mukpo (2020-11-23). Bloody Masks and Fevers on Shift: Immigrant Workers Face Abuse in Nebraska Meatpacking Plant. aclu.org Last spring, as people across the globe raced to shut themselves indoors and shelter away from the threat of COVID-19, meatpacking workers in America suddenly found themselves exposed, vulnerable, and

WSWS (2020-11-23). Tens of thousands made homeless in UK as winter looms and temperatures plummet. wsws.org Research conducted by the Guardian among both UK-born and migrant rough sleepers found that many had been made homeless in recent months after losing their jobs in the service sector—especially restaurants, clubs and event security.

Ralph Nader (2020-11-23). Trump's Massive, Lawless, and Immoral Legacy to Our Country Will Continue Unless … counterpunch.org Trump has gotten away with almost everything throughout his bankruptcy-driven business career and his corrupt, cruel, and costly political years in the White House. Things changed on November 3, when he was retired by the voters.

Xinhua News Agency (2020-11-22). López Obrador dice en G20 que atenderse salud sin afán de lucro y ayudar a pobres. peoplesworld.org MEXICO—El presidente de México, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, dijo este sábado en la cumbre virtual del Grupo de los 20 (G20) que la enfermedad del nuevo coronavirus (COVID-19) ha dejado "lecciones importantes", entre ellas que la salud debe atenderse sin afán de lucro y que la reactivación económica debe empezar por ayudar a los pobres. …

WSWS (2020-11-21). Mexican General Cienfuegos walks free after US drops drug charges. wsws.org The ex-defense secretary was airlifted to Mexico by the US government and allowed to walk out of the Toluca Airport as a free citizen, under no travel restraints.

_____ (2020-11-20). Secwepemc Land Defenders Kanahus Manuel And Isha Jules On Trial. popularresistance.org On October 19, 2019, Manuel and Tiny House Warrior land defender Isha Jules were charged by the RCMP with mischief when they told construction workers that they did not have consent from the Secwepemc peoples to flag on Highway 5 near Moonbeam Creek, about 60 kilometres north of Blue River, British Columbia. | Manuel's wrist was fractured during the arrest. | The Tiny House Warriors have set up camps around Blue River (about 230 kilometres north of Kamloops) and Valemount (about 90 kilometres north of Blue River). Moonbeam is situated in between these two communities on Highway 5.

Emilio Gonzalez-Ayala (2020-11-20). El Paso at Breaking Point with Hospitals & Mobile Morgues Filling Up. zcomm.org El Paso County, an area along the U.S.-Mexico border where 80% of residents are Latinx, is facing one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in the U.S. and now has 10 mobile morgues to hold bodies…