Sunday’s news links – Sept. 6, 2020

Since the end of May, when mass protests erupted in LA, officers have fatally shot 11 people.

‘Reign of terror’: A summer of police violence in Los Angeles Guardian

In photos: LA march on the 50th anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium FightBack! News

Moment cops protect car seconds before it plowed into BLM crowd at Times Square as transgender activist passenger claims they were driving away to save her life after ‘protesters tried to kill her’ Daily Mail

Portland police arrest 27 people amid latest demonstrations TheHill

Washington State Police Target Black March Organizers With Arrests The Stranger

Protest groups clash outside of Kentucky Derby TheHill

A group of anti-racism protesters marched down Churchill Downs track chanting “No Justice, No Derby” and “End the war on us.” They were joined by the Not F—ing Around Coalition (NFAC), a Black militia group that has protested police killings of African Americans.

Federal judge blocks Trump attempt to stop census count

The Battle Over Robert E. Lee Biscuits and Gravy at Omaha’s 11-Worth Cafe NYTimes

Cohen Says Trump Would Start a War to Help Him Win Political Wire

Capitalist crisis

‘The Situation Is Dire’: As Trump Takes Victory Lap, New Jobs Report Reveals Alarming Surge in Permanent Unemployment Common Dreams

Indigenous Peoples

Sep. 5: International Day of Indigenous Women Yucatan Times

Labor

 Labor Day Homage to New Orleans’ Rebuilders Capital & Main

1000 Strikes since March 1st – Tampa Fast Food Workers Strike – 100 Days of Breonna Taylor Protests Payday Report

China

The China Syndrome Part IV: Did China Fudge its Data? Quillette

Pandemics: prevention before cure Michael Roberts

There is now firm evidence of a strong link between environmental destruction and the increased emergence of deadly new diseases such as Covid-19. Indeed, increasing numbers of deadly new pandemics will afflict the planet if levels of deforestation and biodiversity loss continue at their current catastrophic rates

As second heat wave sears California, experts say health impacts will worsen with climate change LA Times

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