[Blackstudies-l] Coronavirus crisis leads to mass protest

Maria Lima lima at geneseo.edu
Tue Apr 7 14:05:14 EDT 2020


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Date: Tue, Apr 7, 2020 at 11:37 AM
Subject: Coronavirus crisis leads to mass protest
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*New Orleans*
https://vimeo.com/404840708

*Workers beginning to revolt*
https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/z3b9ny/coronavirus-general-strike
https://www.commondreams.org/views/2020/04/03/strike-your-life
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/the-coronavirus-worker-revolt-is-just-beginning_n_5e84e57bc5b60bbd734e3fa0
https://www.bloombergquint.com/businessweek/coronavirus-marks-the-best-and-worst-time-for-workers-to-strike
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/04/the-coronavirus-may-be-a-tipping-point-for-labor.html

*Amazon warehouse workers*
https://chicago.suntimes.com/coronavirus/2020/4/6/21203949/amazon-little-village-dch1-coronavirus-covid-19-christian-zamarron-domonic-wilkerson
https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/30/21199942/amazon-warehouse-coronavirus-covid-new-york-protest-walkout
https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/1/21202745/amazon-coronavirus-walk-out-detroit-protests-warehouse-cleaning
https://fortune.com/2020/03/30/amazon-workers-new-york-warehouse-strike-coronavirus-safety-fears/

*GE workers*
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/30/ge-workers-plan-to-protest-at-two-facilities-after-coronavirus-layoffs.html

*Uber and Lyft drivers*
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/mar/19/uber-lyft-coronavirus-benefits-ab5

*Wholefoods*
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2020/03/31/coronavirus-workplace-conditions-spur-protests-whole-foods-amazon/5093570002/

*Nurses*
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMrBHRFWV2c
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdQQdna0P9s
https://www.newsweek.com/nurses-protest-coronavirus-california-cdc-1491873
https://www.bridgemi.com/michigan-health-watch/nurses-say-detroit-hospital-told-them-leave-after-coronavirus-protest

*ICE detainees*
https://theintercept.com/2020/03/30/coronavirus-ice-detention/

*Grocery store workers*
https://www.nbcboston.com/news/local/grocery-store-workers-to-protest-in-boston-demanding-adequate-protections-amid-pandemic/2103707/
https://www.inquirer.com/jobs/labor/coronavirus-philadelphia-grocery-workers-moms-organic-market-protest-20200406.html

*McDonald's in LA*
https://la.eater.com/2020/4/6/21210092/mcdonalds-walkout-protest-south-la-crenshaw-coronavirus-covid-19-los-angeles

*Local officials in Georgia*
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/stupid-and-crazy-local-officials-protest-gov-kemps-decision-to-reopen-beaches-in-hard-hit-georgia/ar-BB12dsxn

*Brazil*
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-51955679

*Ivory Coast*
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-52189144

*Pakistan*
https://globalnews.ca/news/6787520/coronavirus-pakistan-iran-protest/

*Global*
https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/04/06/work-a06.html
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/03/coronavirus-fears-spark-prison-unrest-worldwide.html

*Palestinians*
https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/coronavirus-protest-jaffa-covid-19-restrictions-police-brutality

*Kenya*
https://nypost.com/2020/03/27/some-kenyan-nurses-refusing-coronavirus-patients-in-protest-over-gear-shortages/

*Italy*
https://www.foxnews.com/world/italian-inmates-die-during-protest-over-coronavirus-measures
https://www.dw.com/en/italian-workers-protest-against-open-factories-as-covid-19-spreads/a-52921359

*Germany*
https://www.infomigrants.net/en/post/23520/germany-asylum-seekers-protest-against-virus-quarantine
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