Thursday’s news links – Aug. 6, 2020

A survivor walks through the ruins of atomic-bombed Hiroshima in August 1945.

Nuclear War or Invasion: The False Dichotomy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Brett Wilkins

The official US narrative blames the Soviet Union for starting the Cold War and the nuclear arms race … But it was the United States that fired the first fiery salvo, forcing the Soviets to scramble to develop their own deterrent …

Americans must admit that the nuclear war against Japan was one of the greatest atrocities in human history.

Coronavirus

Nearly Half Of Inmates At Arizona Prison Test Positive For Virus IBT

The U.S. Health Care System Is Designed To Fail When It’s Needed Most HuffPost

‘Red Nation Rising: From Bordertown Violence to Native Liberation’ new book documents racism and violence in bordertowns and birth of The Red Nation

[Reuters] Stunned by gold’s record rise? There’s more to come, analysts say

Indigenous Peoples

A federal appeals court has issued an order that allows DAPL oil to continue to flow, despite it lacking the legal permit to do so.

Iran

Fars: US Navy seizes ship carrying medical supplies from China to Iran

Lebanon

Trump nearly provokes International Incident, Wrongly saying Beirut Explosion a “Bomb” Juan Cole

Venezuela

The US Is ‘Desperate’ to Provoke Government Change in Venezuela teleSUR

Nicaragua

‘Coup-Plotters for Hire’: Unearthed USAID Nicaragua Regime Change Doc Puts 2018 Protests in Context Sputnik

Palestine

Events and Protests for the Days of Resistance for Palestine: Get involved and take action August 7 through 9! Samidoun

Beware of find-my-phone, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth, NSA tells mobile users ars technica


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