Tuesday’s news links – Aug. 25, 2020

Protesters in front of a burning vehicle in Kenosha, Wis., on Monday.Credit…

Kenosha police shooting updates: Fires blazing in several Kenosha locations, protests continue in Madison Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Kenosha press conference tense, National Guard deploying after police shot Jacob Blake in the back; father says Blake is out of surgery Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Man Who Filmed Wisconsin Police Shooting Of Jacob Blake Speaks Out NewsOne

‘We Want Justice’: Mass Demonstrations and Marches Erupt Nationwide to Protest Police Shooting of Jacob Blake Common Dreams

Police clash with protesters in Lafayette, Louisiana after police fatally shoot 31-year-old Black man CNN

Police Continue To Repress Protesters In Portland teleSUR

Border Town Links Fight Against Trump’s Wall to Movement to Defund Police Truthout

COVID-19 hit Arkansas poultry workers at an ‘alarming rate’ as state and industry officials looked on Scalawag

Texas Democrats are successfully suing to kick Green Party candidates off the November ballot Texas Tribune

A poll tax by any other name Facing South

Jamaican legend Usain Bolt tests positive for Covid-19 PL

Bridgefy, the Messenger Promoted For Mass Protests, Is a Privacy Disaster ars technica

Venezuela

President Nicolas Maduro: “There is a Plan from the United States to Assassinate me” Orinoco Tribune

While U.S. promotes puppet Guaido, Twitter restricts account of venezuelanalysis.com

TikTok

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Stoked Washington’s Fears About TikTok WSJ

The Wall Street Journal reports that the government action against TikTok was preceded by an aggressive behind-the-scenes lobbying push by Facebook and its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg.

TikTok Sues Trump After He Tries To Ban Service That Mocked Him

China

The risk of China-US military conflict is worryingly high FT

Columnist Vijay Prashad: Will there be a war before the election?

The Groundbreaking Scientist Who Risked All in Pursuit of His Beliefs NYTimes

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