Monday’s news links – June 22, 2020

Fight racism

Our country’: Donald Trump renews racist attacks on Ilhan Omar Ali Harb

Peeved Pompeo Calls UN Human Rights Council ‘Haven for Dictators’ Over Report on Systemic Racism Sputnik

Controversial Theodore Roosevelt Statue Will Be Removed From American Museum Of Natural History’s Front Steps Gothamist

Mapping the hundreds of Confederate statues across the US Al Jazeera

Abolish police

Minneapolis Investigates Police Use Of Ketamine On Suspects NPR

How America’s Wars in Asia Militarized the Police at Home The Diplomat

Coronavirus

Coronavirus Updates: Trump Says He Ordered Slowdown Of COVID-19 Testing Gothamist

The president also referred to the coronavirus with a racist term.

Labor

U.S. Meat Plants Are Deadly as Ever, With No Incentive to Change Bloomberg

King County’s largest labor council expels Seattle police union Fox

Be safe

Protesters, Here’s How to Set Up A Cheap Burner Phone The Intercept

Fireworks

Protesters in Boston Are Setting Off Fireworks All Night Every Night. And It’s Working. Penelope Trunk

Yes, You’re Hearing Way More Fireworks Than Usual Slate

What’s with all the fireworks in Baltimore? The question on many residents’ minds doesn’t have a simple answer. Baltimore Sun

Capitalist crisis

Nearly Half Of Americans Consider Selling Home As COVID Crushes Finances Tyler Durden


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