Voices, The Peoples News No. 2020-11-29

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# Indigenous
Why Native Americans Have Been Protesting For A Month In The Heart Of The Hamptons. In the backyard of America’s rich and famous, an indigenous group is fighting for sovereignty and survival.
https://www.dailyposter.com/p/why-native-americans-have-been-protesting

On 88 acres of self-governed land in Tennessee, a dream deferred for Choctaw people https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/11/26/choctaw-language-culture-thrives-safe-space-sovereign-land/6419821002/

The Swinomish Tribe Is an Ancient People With a Modern Climate Plan https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2020/nov/26/an-ancient-people-with-a-modern-climate-plan/

# Indigenous / Global
# Animals / Pets / Food Recalls
Three Rare Cat Species in Southeast Asia May Go Extinct Unless Better Protected https://www.ecowatch.com/rare-cat-species-asia-threatened-2649016989.html

# CoronaVirus
Why the Race to Find Covid-19 Vaccines Is Far From Over. Despite the promising news from Pfizer and Moderna, other efforts – which may be even more effective – continue around the world https://getpocket.com/explore/item/why-the-race-to-find-covid-19-vaccines-is-far-from-over?utm_source=pocket-newtab

United Airlines charters flights to distribute Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. United Airlines on Friday commenced charter flights to send doses of Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine candidates to prepare for distribution.
https://thehill.com/policy/transportation/aviation/527792-united-airlines-charters-flights-to-distribute-pfizers-covid

US COVID-19 cases reach past 13 million. The number of coronavirus infections in the United States surpassed 13 million on Friday, just six days after the country hit the 12 million threshold.
https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/527791-us-covid-19-cases-reach-past-13-million

“Stay of Action” Filed Against FDA to STOP Approval of COVID Vaccine for Using Faulty PCR Tests in Trials https://www.thescotfree.com/health/stay-of-action-filed-against-fda-to-stop-approval-of-covid-vaccine-for-using-faulty-pcr-tests-in-trials/

Fauci: There will ‘almost certainly’ be an uptick in COVID-19 cases after Thanksgiving travel https://thehill.com/homenews/sunday-talk-shows/527873-fauci-there-will-almost-certainly-be-an-uptick-in-covid-19-cases

# Economy / Trade
How the Grinch Bots Stole Your Sneakers. Online scalping is becoming increasingly common, thanks to bots that crawl the internet. What’s being done to stop it?
https://undark.org/2020/11/27/how-the-grinch-bots-stole/

Under Biden, We’ll Still Need to Protect Social Security. While Biden’s Social Security proposals are encouraging, his potential centrist cabinet picks are cause for concern.
https://truthout.org/articles/under-biden-well-still-need-to-protect-social-security/

Senate GOP Wants to Freeze Pay for All Federal Workers During a Pandemic The government could shut down on December 11 if Congress and Trump cannot agree on new spending legislation.
https://truthout.org/articles/senate-gop-wants-to-freeze-pay-for-all-federal-workers-during-a-pandemic/

Biden’s Treasury pick will have lengthy to-do list on taxes. Janet Yellen, President-elect Joe Biden’s expected pick for Treasury secretary, will have a number of tax issues on her plate if confirmed by the Senate, with some requiring immediate attention.
https://thehill.com/policy/finance/527629-bidens-treasury-pick-will-have-lengthy-to-do-list-on-taxes

Under Biden, We’ll Still Need to Protect Social Security. While Biden’s Social Security proposals are encouraging, his potential centrist cabinet picks are cause for concern.
https://truthout.org/articles/under-biden-well-still-need-to-protect-social-security/

# Employment
The Walt Disney Co. is planning to layoff about 4,000 more employees than it initially reported to the federal government because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
https://www.newsbreak.com/florida/orlando/news/2111454472110/disney-to-lay-off-4000-more-at-california-florida-parks

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining
Biden Has Promised to Kill the Keystone XL Pipeline. Activists Hope He’ll Nix Dakota Access, Too
https://insideclimatenews.org/news/18112020/biden-activists-keystone-xl-dakota-access-pipeline-line-3

UN shipping body approves Arctic heavy fuel oil ‘ban’, delayed for a decade.
Campaigners describe ban as “meaningless”, as concessions to Russia allow most ships to continue using heavy fuel oil https://www.climatechangenews.com/2020/11/20/un-shipping-body-approves-arctic-heavy-fuel-oil-ban-delayed-decade/

# Environment / Climate / Interior
Biden’s Appointment of John Kerry as Climate Envoy Sends a ‘Signal to the World,’ Advocates Say. The former senator, secretary of state and presidential candidate helped forge the Paris climate accord and now is expected to usher the U.S. back into the pact.
https://insideclimatenews.org/news/23112020/biden-kerry-climate-envoy-cabinet-picks-paris-agreement

As Special Envoy for Climate, John Kerry Will Be No Stranger to International Climate Negotiations. The Kigali Amendment is a little-known climate accord meant to phase out the use of super-polluting hydroflourocarbons. Kerry helped make it happen.
https://insideclimatenews.org/news/24112020/Kerry-Kigali-Amendment-Biden-special-envoy-climate

The First African American Cardinal Is a Climate Change Leader. Wilton Gregory, as archbishop of Atlanta, asked for an action plan in 2015 to help boost Pope Francis’s encyclical on climate change https://insideclimatenews.org/news/19112020/first-african-american-cardinal-climate-change-believer

Newsom’s Top Five Candidates for Kamala Harris’s Senate Seat All Have Climate in Their Bios https://insideclimatenews.org/news/20112020/gavin-newsom-kamala-harris-senate-seat

# Food / GMOs / Chemicals
Food scientists and marketers are creating healthy, plant-based, imitation tuna, crab, and shrimp that look and taste like the real thing.
https://www.outsideonline.com/2419099/plant-based-fish-seafood-good-catch

Artificial Sweetener Used in More Than 6,000 Products Linked To Host Of Serious Health Problems
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0019483218300142

Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Gain:Fighting or Feeding the Obesity Epidemic?
https://las.touro.edu/media/schools-and-colleges/lander-college-for-arts-and-sciences/biology/publications/spring-2016/artificial_sweetners_frisch_spring2016.pdf

# Global Politics and other news
Iranian scientist linked to military nuclear program assassinated in
attack: state media
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was widely regarded as the father of the country’s nuclear-weapons program
https://www.wsj.com/articles/iran-says-its-top-nuclear-scientist-mohsen-fakhrizadeh-killed-in-attack-11606493367

Brexit negotiations restart in person as clock ticks down. Face-to-face negotiations between Britain and the European Union over a trade deal restarted on Saturday, in a last-ditch attempt to find agreement with just five weeks to go before their current relationship ends.
https://www.reuters.com/article/britain-eu-talks/brexit-negotiations-restart-in-person-as-clock-ticks-down-idUSKBN2880D4

Iran commander warns of ‘severe revenge’ for scientist assassination
https://www.barrons.com/news/iran-commander-warns-of-severe-revenge-for-scientist-assassination-01606497607

Assassination a ‘Criminal act’: Ex-CIA chief
https://www.barrons.com/news/ex-cia-chief-condemns-criminal-assassination-of-iranian-01606512005

Five scientists in 10 years: Iran’s nuclear physicists are top targets for assassins https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/27/world/middleeast/iran-nuclear-scientist-assassinated-mohsen-fakhrizadeh.html

Iran’s Supreme Leader Vows Revenge for Scientist’s Murder. Iran has blamed Israel for the brazen assassination Friday of the country’s high-profile nuclear scientist.
https://apnews.com/article/joe-biden-donald-trump-israel-iran-iran-nuclear-477289d268ea95c0928e5a2e4acc2418

Netanyahu wanted the US to attack Iran last Sunday. “Much of the bad decision making by Trump is derived from his having bought into the Israeli view of Iran, which, in reality, does not threaten Americans or U.S. interests.” Philip Giraldi, former CIA analyst https://www.veteranstoday.com/2020/11/28/netanyahu-wanted-the-us-to-attack-iran-last-sunday/

# Gov / Politics
Dominion staff  receive death threats in wake of ‘The Crackpot’s’ wild accusations. A baseless conspiracy theory that a voting firm is involved in a global plot to rig elections has led to stalking, harassment, and death threats against its employees, the company at the center of the conspiracy has said.
https://www.vice.com/en/article/88axmz/dominion-staff-receive-death-threats-in-wake-of-sidney-powells-conspiracy-theories

Biden’s Cabinet a battleground for future GOP White House hopefuls https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/527654-bidens-cabinet-a-battleground-for-future-gop-white-house-hopefuls

Trump campaign loses appeal over Pennsylvania race https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/527733-trump-campaign-loses-appeal-over-pennsylvania-race

“Democracy” vs. “Republic”: Is There A Difference?
https://www.dictionary.com/e/democracy-vs-republic/

Biden looks to career officials to restore trust, morale in government agencies https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/527655-biden-looks-to-career-officials-to-restore-trust-morale-in-government

Trump considering kicking off 2024 run during Biden’s inauguration:
President Trump is reportedly considering kicking off his 2024 campaign during President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/527817-trump-considering-kicking-off-2024-run-during-bidens-inauguration-report

President-elect Joe Biden won’t take office until Jan. 20 but many of the challenges he will face are already clear. Here are five of the largest issues he will need to tackle as he takes over from President Trump.
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/527663-the-five-biggest-challenges-facing-president-elect-biden

# Law Enforcement
A Global Police State Is Emerging as World Capitalism Descends Into Crisis. A project of twenty-first century fascism is on the ascent in the civil societies of many countries around the world.
https://truthout.org/articles/a-global-police-state-is-emerging-as-world-capitalism-descends-into-crisis/

# Legal / Judicial / DOJ
Court Rejects Trump’s Attempt to Overturn Certification of Pennsylvania Results Three Republican-appointed judges unanimously denied the Trump campaign’s injunction on Friday.
https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/trump-court-loss-pennsylvania-election

# LGBTQ
“Better Than Trump” Is Not Enough. We Need More From Biden on LGBTQ Policy.
Biden promises a return to Obama-era policy on LGBTQ issues — but even if he follows through, that is not enough.
https://truthout.org/articles/better-than-trump-is-not-enough-we-need-more-from-biden-on-lgbtq-policy/

# Media
It’s True That Corporate Media Is Biased — But Not in the Ways Right-Wingers Say To confront corporate media’s profit-driven logic, we must encourage close criticism but not all-out dismissal.
https://truthout.org/articles/its-true-that-corporate-media-is-biased-but-not-in-the-ways-right-wingers-say/

# Medical Alternatives / Herbology
Advocates Push for Washington State to Allow Magic Mushrooms for Dying Patients A growing body of evidence shows that psilocybin therapy can provide enormous benefits to those with terminal illnesses.
https://www.marijuanamoment.net/two-track-effort-to-allow-psychedelic-mushrooms-in-washington-state-launches-amid-broader-drug-decrim-push/

# Medical / Health
3D Bioprinted Mini Kidneys Successfully Made Inside Lab: Printing an Estimate of 200 per 10 Minutes. Researchers have now been able to 3D bioprint mini kidneys inside a laboratory. The technology is said to be able to print up to 200 kidneys per 10 minutes.
https://www.techtimes.com/articles/254521/20201126/3d-bioprinted-mini-kidneys-successfully-made-inside-lab-technology-capable.htm

# Military / DOD
Pentagon orders Nimitz back to Persian Gulf during troop drawdown in Iraq, Afghanistan. The USS Nimitz and its strike group were ordered back to the Persian Gulf region to provide “defensive capabilities” during a drawdown of troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Navy and Pentagon said Friday.
https://www.kitsapsun.com/story/news/2020/11/27/pentagon-orders-nimitz-back-persian-gulf-during-troop-drawdown/6447825002/

US Army Currently Developing Technology Allowing Soldiers to Use Their Brains for Communications. The United States Research Office is developing a new technology that could allow soldiers use their brains for communication. Will they use telepathy in the future?
https://www.techtimes.com/articles/254546/20201127/telephatic-ability-possible-armys-new-technology-allow-soldiers-use-brain.htm

# Murmurs of War
Iraq fears Trump’s final weeks could see a U.S.-Iran confrontation. The Iraqi government is on edge as the Trump presidency enters its final weeks, fearing that a last-minute confrontation between the United States and Iran could erupt on Iraqi soil.
Washington has made preparations to withdraw diplomats from Iraq after warning Baghdad it could shut its embassy, two Iraqi officials and two Western diplomats said, a step Iraqis fear could turn their country into a battle zone.
https://www.reuters.com/article/usa-iraq-iran-int/threat-to-evacuate-u-s-diplomats-from-iraq-raises-fear-of-war-idUSKBN26J1Z4

# Science
Want More Science-Based Policies? Start by Protecting the Scientists https://www.ecowatch.com/scientific-integrity-biden-policy-2649061084.html

# Veterans / VA
Veterans Saw Friends Die From COVID. Then It Got Worse. At least 47 people in a long-term VA care facility in New Jersey died from coronavirus. Employees and residents describe a lockdown that never ended—and the mental toll it took.
https://www.thedailybeast.com/veterans-saw-friends-die-from-covid-then-it-got-worse

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