Sunday’s news links – July 5, 2020

Predominantly Black armed protesters march through Confederate memorial park in Georgia Reuters

Protestors Sink Christopher Columbus Statue in Baltimore Harbor Newsweek

Palestine

Protesters March From Bay Ridge To Barclays Center For A Free Palestine Brooklyn Paper

 

The Racist Underpinnings of the American Way of War Walden Bello

The deadly interplay of racism, genocide, and denial at the heart of American white society has been reproduced in the country’s wars.

George Washington and genocide Monthly Review

An excerpt from The Vulnerable Planet

What Woodrow Wilson Did to Robert Smalls TNR

The twenty-eighth U.S. president was a white supremacist. We all know this, in the abstract. But here’s how he wielded his racism against one accomplished Black American.

Soledad O’Brien: A MeToo Moment for Journalists of Color NYTimes

Coronavirus

239 Experts With 1 Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne NYTimes

Scientists say WHO ignores the risk that coronavirus floats in air as aerosol LATimes

Coronavirus: ‘Crystal clear’ drunk people will not socially distance BBC

The NBA’s Reopening Is a Warning Sign for the U.S. Economy Bloomberg

Ecuador hospitals under pressure, on verge of collapse Al Jazeera

US sends 2 aircraft carriers to South China Sea During PLA Drills Times of India

Afghanistan

In ‘Russian Bounty’ Story, Evidence-Free Claims From Nameless Spies Became Fact Overnight FAIR


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