Tuesday’s news links – Sept. 1, 2020

Kenosha, Wis., march demands justice for Jacob Blake. Photo: FightBack! News staff

Kenosha march demands justice for Jacob Blake and victims of killer Kyle Rittenhouse FightBack! News

Journalist Quits Kenosha Paper in Protest of Its Jacob Blake Rally Coverage NYTimes

The journalist, Daniel J. Thompson, a digital editor who said he was the only full-time Black staff member at the paper, which covers southeastern Wisconsin, said the headline did not accurately sum up the article and gave a false impression of the rally itself, which he Donald

Trump compares cops shooting civilians in the back to golfers who ‘choke and miss three-foot putts’ Daily Mail

LA Cops Shoot And Kill Dijon Kizzee Following Alleged ‘Bicycle Code Violation’ NewsOne

‘I’m still hurting’: encounter with Phoenix police leaves teenage girl with permanent burn scars Guardian

Hidden in Plain Sight: Racism, White Supremacy, and Far-Right Militancy in Law Enforcement The Brennan Center

DHS Chief Chad Wolf Tells Tucker Carlson the Feds Are ‘Working On’ Corruption Charges Against BLM Leaders Daily Beast

U.S. Faces A ‘Perfect Storm’ Of Political Violence Heading Into November Election HuffPost

Joe Biden Condemns Riots: ‘Setting Fires Is Not Protesting’ Reason

Former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin remembers the police stop that made him sweat CNN

Schools

Teachers could hold strike authoritization vote, union head says Newsday

Coronavirus

How Trump Sowed Covid Supply Chaos Wall Street Journal

America’s Death Gap David Leonhardt

Here’s a jarring thought experiment: If the United States had done merely an average job of fighting the coronavirus — if the U.S. accounted for the same share of virus deaths as it did global population — how many fewer Americans would have died? The answer: about 145,000.

Capitalist crisis

The Loan Company That Sued Thousands of Low-Income Latinos During the Pandemic ProPublica

Nord Stream 2 Troubles: An Uncertain Future for the German-Russian Pipeline Der Spiegel 

Belarusian crisis through the lens of Ukraine New Cold War

Abenomics: a review Michael Roberts

Japan was already in a classic economic recession before COVID-19 hit the world economy. Real GDP had already fallen in the last quarter of 2019.

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