Black Injustice Tipping Point
“The Concept of Race Is Taboo” Der Spiegel re/silC)
Moving Street Protests from Futility to Utility Counterpunch. Ralph Nader.
Dangerous Ideas And Our Cancel Culture American Conservative
New Hope for People Who Claim Racism Tainted Their Death Sentence Marshall Project
California prosecutors routinely strike Black and Latino people from juries, report says LA Times. And this in California, a so-called ‘blue’ state.
Pentagon Surplus Handouts Stoke The Militarization Of US Police Barron’s. Note the story emanated with Agence France-Presse, and the reporter’s byline is a French name, meaning the eyes of the world are on US practices and not reported through the lens of the US press..
The U.S. Embassy stands in solidarity with fellow Americans grieving and peacefully protesting to demand positive change. Our #BlackLivesMatter banner shows our support for the fight against racial injustice and police brutality as we strive to be a more inclusive & just society. pic.twitter.com/Y4Thr2MRdw
— U.S. Embassy Seoul (@USEmbassySeoul) June 13, 2020
COVID-19, Civil Unrest Could Trigger Mass Migration in Post-Pandemic World Study Finds re/silC: “canada might need a border wall.”
Trump economic adviser urges wearing of masks at Tulsa rally Thomson Reuters
COVID-19 vaccines for all? Lancet
The Illusion of a Rapid US Recovery Project Syndicate. James K. Galbraith. Note this appeared before the market crash and advances arguments Galbraith has been consistently making.
Just DON’T do it! Hundreds of Nike customers ignore social-distancing in bid to cram into Oxford Street store while thousands queue at Primarks across UK as shops reopen for first time in three months today Daily Mail
Two Indian high commission officials missing in Pakistan Times of India
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
The two-year fight to stop Amazon from selling face recognition to the police MIT Technology Review
The media’s vital role in safeguarding elections Columbia Journalism Review
Joe Biden Needs to Learn an Urgent Lesson From the 2004 Election NYT As mainstream a warning as you could imagine, but is the DNC or insider Democrats listening? Unlikely.
Keep telling yourselves Burisma has nothing to do with Biden. Indeed, when Hunter was bought onto the board, Burisma was a model of corporate governance, Zlochevsky was the Mother Theresa of Ukrainian oil & gas oligarchs.https://t.co/GrjmuCgQqY
— Mark Ames (@MarkAmesExiled) June 14, 2020
The US is about to impose crushing new sanctions on Syria under the bipartisan Caesar measure. The sanctions punish Syria’s civilians for the fact that US & allies lost the proxy war to overthrow their government. Years of pro-proxy war propaganda have laid the foundation.
— Aaron Maté (@aaronjmate) June 14, 2020
Antidote du Jour. TF:
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.