Voices, The Peoples News No. 2020-11-04

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# CoronaVirus
Modern Diplomacy: Long-term symptoms of COVID ‘really concerning’

# Education / Schools
College Board, the entity responsible for developing SAT and AP tests, will sever financial ties with the Chinese Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) at the end of the year.

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining
Was plastics being mixed with oil in Mauritius spill to produce a horror ‘Frankenstein fuel’? New findings from leading international scientists warn of ‘unusual’ characteristics discovered in Mauritius oil spill https://www.forbes.com/sites/nishandegnarain/2020/11/03/was-plastics-being-mixed-with-oil-in-mauritius-spill-to-produce-a-horror-frankenstein-fuel/?sh=7656904a49ae

# Environment / Climate / Interior
Trump strips protections for Tongass forest, opening it to logging https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/523145-trump-strips-protections-for-tongass-forest-opening-it-to-logging

Indigenous Alaskans fight back as U.S. strips protections for Tongass National Forest https://insideclimatenews.org/news/30072020/alaska-tribes-petition-tongass-national-forest-roadless-rule-protections

Environmental groups oppose Shell request to increase air pollution limits for Pennsylvania plastics factory https://www.desmogblog.com/2020/11/03/increases-shell-beaver-county-plastics-air-pollution-permits

# Gov / Politics
Jim Crow Wins Florida for Donald Trump: More than anything else, it was the Florida legislature’s naked voter suppression that tilted the state for the Republicans.

While You Were Sleeping, Biden Got Back in the Game. A blowout win was out of the question, but the electoral map was no 2016 repeat for Democrats either.

Twitter and Facebook slap labels on Trump tweet claiming voter fraud.
Twitter said that the president’s tweet was misleading; Facebook was not quite so direct.

A QAnon supporter has been elected to Congress for the first time.

It looks like a man who died of COVID-19 was elected to North Dakota’s state legislature. David Andahl, 55, died of COVID-19 last month and appears to have won a seat in the state legislature, according to unofficial election results.

‘Deeply irresponsible’: Conservatives slam ‘despotic’ Trump for prematurely declaring victory https://www.alternet.org/2020/11/conservatives-call-out-trump-forprematurely-declaring-victory-before-all-the-votes-are-counted-it-is-deeply-irresponsible/

An epic vote-counting battle is underway in Pennsylvania, and it’s getting ugly https://www.alternet.org/2020/11/an-epic-battle-vote-counting-battle-is-underway-in-pennsylvania-and-its-getting-ugly/

The Shadow Election You Didn’t See. Multiple forms of pre-theft that turned an easy Biden win into a cliffhanger. Apparently, there was not a lot of outright voter suppression on Election Day, but there was a ton of pre-theft well before November 3.

Trump Campaign Demands Recount, Even Though He Was Against Recounts in 2016.
Trump’s hypocrisy is evident as he changes his mind to favor the election rules that benefit him most at the moment.

McConnell Elicits Outrage by Invoking MLK in His Reelection Acceptance Speech As Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell has blocked the restoration of the Voting Rights Act since last December.

Trump is taking a thrashing in the popular vote, despite Electoral College tightness https://www.alternet.org/2020/11/presidential-popular-vote/

Trump alleges election fraud, declares victory anyway — and claims Supreme Court will agree with him https://www.rawstory.com/2020/11/trump-alleges-election-fraud-declares-victory-anyway-and-claims-supreme-court-will-agree-him/

Trump Launches Furious, Baseless Legal Assault As His Chances Of Victory Diminish

MAGA Mob Descends on MI Vote Count Site As Biden Wins State https://www.thedailybeast.com/maga-fanatics-descend-on-detroit-vote-counting-site-as-biden-wins-in-michigan

Delaware has elected the first openly trans state senator in the US.

Ritchie Torres (NY-15) and Mondaire Jones (NY-17) have become the first two out LGBTQ Black members of the U.S. Congress, having won their New York races.

# Media
USPS Ignores Court Order to Sweep Mail Processing Centers for Mail-in Ballots https://www.democracynow.org/2020/11/4/headlines/usps_ignores_court_order_to_sweep_mail_processing_centers_for_mail_in_ballots

‘Haul Louis DeJoy in front of a grand jury’: Outrage after USPS misses court-ordered Election Day deadline https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/11/03/haul-louis-dejoy-front-criminal-grand-jury-outrage-after-postal-service-misses-court

# Veterans / VA
After 8 Months of Delays, VA Launches New Electronic Medical Records System https://www.military.com/daily-news/2020/11/02/after-8-months-of-delays-va-launches-new-electronic-medical-records-system.html

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