Friday’s news links – May 8, 2020

Protesters gathered in Indianapolis on Wednesday, hours after a man was killed by the police in a shooting that was captured in part on a Facebook Live video.

Indianapolis Police Face Growing Questions After Killing 3 People in 8 Hours NYTimes

Indianapolis Police Fatally Shoot Black Man Who Live-Streamed Encounter Essence

Man Who Filmed Ahmaud Arbery Killing Suspected Of ‘Trapping’ Jogger: ‘This Was An Armed Lynch Mob’ NewsOne

LAPD officer in violent beating video has been involved in three prior shootings LATimes

The ‘Shadow Pandemic’ of Anti-Asian Racism The Tyee

Of Course the U.S. Military Has A White Supremacy Problem. It’s Baked In. War on the Rocks

Indigenous Peoples

Pipeline loses permit, but construction continues Native Sun

Native American health center asked for COVID-19 supplies. It got body bags instead. NBC

Labor

Two McDonald’s workers shot by customer irate dining room closed over coronavirus The Hill

Reopened restaurant told workers: Don’t wear face masks — or don’t work CBS

Armed Black People Escort Michigan Lawmaker Into State Capitol Building The Root

China

“We Are Trying to Build Humanity”—Vijay Prashad on Chinese Socialism & Internationalism Today

Why It’s Wrong (and Racist) to Blame Covid-19 on Chinese ‘Wet Markets’ FAIR

George Conway: Trump went ballistic at me on Twitter. Here’s why he reacts with such rage. George Conway

Americans died from covid-19 at the rate of about one every 42 seconds during the past month. That ought to keep any president awake at night.

Coronavirus

Austria Has 90% Drop in Coronavirus Cases After Requiring People to Wear Face Masks Science Times

Chris Cuomo Reveals ‘Ugly’ Reason Why Donald Trump Downplays Coronavirus Testing HuffPost

Food Banks Can’t Go On Like This The Atlantic

Exclusive: 1996 court document confirms Tara Reade told of harassment in Biden’s office San Luis Obispo Tribune


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