Saturday’s news links – Sept. 5, 2020

Utah police union accuses teachers of ‘political indoctrination’ by supporting Black Lives Matter movement in class Salt Lake Tribune

Mississippi Attorney General Won’t Seek 7th Trial For Curtis Flowers HuffPost

Postal Service police block Florida congresswoman from touring USPS plants Washington Post

Republican congressman Thomas Massie says teen Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse showed ‘incredible restraint’ as ‘he didn’t empty a magazine into a crowd’ despite being surrounded by protesters Daily Mail

Coronavirus

Greystone Nursing Homes, Whose Executives Gave $800,000 To Trump, Are Epicenters Of Covid-19 Deaths Intercept

Indigenous Peoples

Concerns Mount as Wildfire Destroys 47,000 Acres on Two Montana Indian Reservations

The Black Violinist Who Inspired Beethoven NYTimes

Capitalist crisis

Workers Keeping Americans Fed Are Going Hungry in the Heartland Bloomberg

The Service Economy Meltdown NYTimes

Economic Crisis? Not For Everyone. HuffPost

The upper middle class is doing fine in this recession, and the billionaires are just getting richer.

Turkey: Death fasting lawyer Aytaç Ünsal released

China

US Deploys Heavy Bombers, Hundreds of Airmen to Guam to ‘Deter China’ – Reports Sputnik

Taiwan finalises $62bn purchase of F-16 jets Bangkok Post

Exiled Tibetans in India’s ‘special force’ are only ‘cannon fodder’ Global Times

RUSSIAGATE: NYT, FB & FBI Say Anti-Trump Site, Now Shutdown, Was Russian Effort to Help Trump Win ConsortiumNews

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