Thursday’s news links – July 16, 2020

Capitalist crisis

Minimum wage workers cannot afford rent in any U.S. state CNBC

Warnings Grow: “We Are in a Massive Economic Downturn” Wall Street on Parade

‘Attempted Murder of Your Post Office’: Outrage as Trump Crony Now Heading USPS Moves to Slow Mail Delivery Common Dreams

Did neocon cancel queen Bari Weiss stage her NYT resignation to fuel her career? Grayzone

Exclusive: Secret Trump order gives CIA more powers to launch cyberattacks Yahoo News

The CIA’s new license to cyberattack Axios

Abolish police

Who are these federal officers sent to Portland to deal with protesters? KGW8

Protester Tased By NYPD At Bay Ridge Pro-Police Rally Is Still Hospitalized

Cops Punch Homeless Man On Subway, Then Manhattan DA Charges Him With Assault

NFL Player Kenny Stills Charged With Felony for Seeking Justice for Breonna Taylor The Root

Sebastian Gorka and his neo-Nazi ties are poised to return to the Trump administration Forward

Coronavirus

Meatpacking plant workers take new approach in COVID-19 safety push TheHill

US Media Failed to Factcheck Sweden’s Herd Immunity Hoax FAIR

Bradley Foundation Bankrolled Right-Wing Reopen Effort Despite Rising Coronavirus Cases Common Dreams

I’m an ER Doctor Fighting COVID-19. Trump’s Medical Opinion Means Nothing Newsweek

‘Only those with plastic visors were infected’: Swiss government warns against face shields The Local

Jim Thorpe

Indigenous Peoples

Returning an Olympic win to Jim Thorpe Indian Country Today

Dakota Access Pipeline Gets Temporary Relief From Court Bloomberg

China

Pompeo Says US Will Impose Sanctions on Some Huawei Employees Sputnik

Japan Establishes China And North Korea As Adversaries To Justify Militarization

Pivot to Peace with China and the World San Francisco Labor Council

Iran

Seven Vessels Reportedly Catch Fire at Bushehr Port in Iran – Videos Sputnik

Trump Authorized CIA To Wage Cyberwar On Iran And Others MoA

The undeclared war against Iran Responsible Statecraft

Afghanistan

For Russian experts, Taliban bounty report just doesn’t make sense Christian Science Monitor


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