Tuesday’s news links – July 7, 2020

Evictions likely to skyrocket this summer as jobs remain scarce. Black renters will be hardest hit. Washington Post

Abolish police

Protest erupts in Phoenix after viral video shows police fatally shooting man in parked car Washington Post

Don’t overlook one of the most brutal and unnecessary parts of policing: Police dogs Washington Post

What does community control of police look like? Grayzone

Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Chicago-based activist and author Frank Chapman

Indigenous Peoples

Black Hills treaty defender faces felony charges Indian Country Today

Court orders a shut down and removal of oil from the Dakota Access Pipeline Indian Country Today

US Supreme Court deals blow to Keystone oil pipeline Indian Country Today

Washington NFL team’s Standing Rock moment Indian Country Today

Navajo Nation faces twin threats as wildfires spread during pandemic Guardian

Prisoners

Fire-Engulfed California Short on Firefighters as Prison “Slaves” Under COVID-19 Lockdown MPN

One-third of the prisoners in California’s San Quentin State Prison have coronavirus Salon

Coronavirus

More than 300 children in Texas day cares have caught COVID-19, and the numbers are rising Click2Houston

The coronavirus may not have originated in China, says Oxford professor Science Focus

How a Covid-19 Vaccine Could Cost Americans Dearly NYTimes

The United States is the only developed nation unable to balance cost, efficacy and social good in setting prices.

Amadou Diallo will never be forgotten Mail & Guardian

ICE says international students must take in-person classes or leave U.S. BuzzFeed

He Built a Privately Funded Border Wall. It’s Already at Risk of Falling Down if Not Fixed. Propublica

The Working Class Is Bearing the Brunt of Catastrophe—Again—With the Pandemic Esquire

Stop Using Phony Science to Justify Transphobia Scientific American


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