Sunday’s news links – June 14, 2020

A charred Wendy’s, an officer fired and a police chief steps down in the aftermath of Rayshard Brooks’ death CNN

Protesters demand investigation after young Black man is found hanging from tree in Palmdale LA Times

Malcolm Harsch: Black Man Found Hanging From A Tree In Victorville

A Black Man Was Found Hanging From a Tree, and a Community Demands Answers NYTimes

Survivors of KKK’s Ax Handle Attack Appalled at Trump Speech Daily Beast

Fox News runs digitally altered images in coverage of Seattle’s protests, Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone Seattle Times

Protesters face life in prison over police car attacks in NY AFP

ICE Plans To Spend $18 Million On Thousands Of New Tasers Intercept

Yes, We Mean Literally Abolish the Police Mariame Kaba

Thousands rally in fresh Paris protest against racism and police brutality France 24

Prisons

‘Obsessed with staying alive’: Inmates describe a prison’s piecemeal response to a fatal Covid-19 outbreak Stat

A State-by-State Look at Coronavirus in Prisons Marshall Project

Coronavirus

Houston weighs another lockdown as coronavirus cases surge CBS

Emails Reveal Chaos as Meatpacking Companies Fought Health Agencies Over COVID-19 Outbreaks in Their Plants ProPublica

COVID & Disaster Capitalism: Busting Unions in Baseball Payday Report

Bolivia

The NYT Admits Key Falsehoods That Drove Last Year’s Coup in Bolivia: Falsehoods Peddled by the U.S., its Media, and the NYT The Intercept

Resetting the economy – for social need not profit Michael Roberts


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