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Sidney's Picks: Unmarked Feds Snatch Protesters; Goya's Dirty Labor History

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  • Federal agents without badges are grabbing protesters off the street in Portland and throwing them in vans. (WaPo)
     
  • With Goya Foods in the news, let’s take a look back at their dirty campaign to deny their majority-Latino workforce a union contract. (American Prospect
  • How Trump and his cronies are exploiting the pandemic to bust unions. (New Yorker)
     
  • MO Death Trip: Missouri will spend $15 million in federal COVID relief funds on enticing tourists to the state. (KS Star)
     
  • NLRB seeks an injunction to force a Nevada gold mining conglomerate to recognize the union it says it illegally disregarded. (NV Independent)
     
  • Mask use is widespread in the US, but compliance varies dramatically by region. (NYT)