Friday’s news links – Sept. 4, 2020

Michael Reinoehl

Federal Task Force Kills Michael Reinoehl, Suspect in the Fatal Shooting of a Trump Supporter Aug. 29  Willamette Week

‘I had no choice’: Portland shooting suspect Michael Forest Reinoehl said before own death News Tribune

Video Shows Driver Plowing Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Times Square Gothamist

Kenosha Police Already Had a Reputation Slate

Facebook Said It Removed A Militia Event Page Threatening Violence In Kenosha. It Didn’t. Buzzfeed

Prosecutors Are Using Gang Laws to Criminalize Protest The Appeal

Prosecutors’ Plea Deal Required Drug Suspect To Name Breonna Taylor A ‘Co-Defendant’ NPR

The NFL Is Desperately Trying to Avoid a Players’ Strike Dave Zirin

Americans’ Approval Of Labor Unions Is Highest In Years Labor411

Injured protest medic waited for medical treatment after being tackled, punched by Portland police OPB

Person punched repeatedly by police at Portland protest was taken to OHSU, where he works as an ICU nurse, for a head injury

President Gerald Ford Rushed Out a Vaccine. It Was a Fiasco. NYTimes

Coronavirus

Trump’s Vaccine Can’t Be Trusted Foreign Policy

Capitalist crisis

The Fed Provides an Unlimited Money Lifeline to Wall Street; 30 Million Americans Facing Eviction Get a No-Money 4-Month Plan Wall Street On Parade

US Tax Dollars Funded Every New Pharmaceutical in the Last Decade INET

The CARES Act Sent You a $1,200 Check but Gave Millionaires and Billionaires Far More ProPublica

Georgia accused of wrongfully purging nearly 200,000 from voter rolls: report TheHill

Family of transgender woman killed by U.S. Marine contests killer’s early release Washington Post

Navalny, Novichok and Nord Stream 2 — Germany stuck between a rock and a pipeline Deutsche Welle

DHS: Russia Will Interfere With U.S. Elections By Promoting Alleged Russian Interference With U.S. Elections Moon of Alabama

War Against Imperialism and Fascism Qiao Collective

Today, September 3rd, 2020, marks 75 years since the Japanese army formally surrendered to China, marking the end of the war which began in 1931 with the Japanese invasion of Manchuria … However, Japan’s defeat solidified the emergence of the U.S. as the principal imperial threat in China’s struggle for national liberation.

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