Thursday’s news links – Sept. 10, 2020

DHS Head Chad Wolf Adopts Language of War in Threats Against Portland Protesters MPN

Utah police under investigation after shooting unarmed 13-year-old boy NationofChange

Residents in majority-Black nursing homes suffer higher covid-19 death rates, analysis finds Washington Post

University of Michigan undergraduates support grad student strike, say school favors profit over health MLive

Strike. This Could Be Our Last Stand. Farhad Manjoo

Downtown San Francisco at 10:55 a.m. Wednesday.

On fire

Fires without precedent rage in usually cool, wet Northwest Associated Press

Oregon governor says towns have been ‘substantially DESTROYED’ by huge wildfires, loss of life expected RT

Wildfires Blot Out Sun in the Bay Area NYTimes

Indigenous Peoples

Red Fawn Fallis to be released after 57 months Indian Country Today

A Massacre Forgotten Honolulu Magazine

Colin Kaepernick Returns to Madden for the 1st Time in 4 Years The Root

Postal Service

‘Dereliction of Duty’: Outrage as USPS Board Issues Gushing Praise for DeJoy Amid Mail Slowdowns, Medicine Delays, and Straw-Donor Scandal Common Dreams

Prescription drug deliveries via USPS may have been marked by ‘significant’ delays, Senate report finds Washington Post

Six months into the recession and a 11.5 million jobs deficit remains Economic Policy Institute

Housing

What Rent Drop? Listed Prices Aren’t Budging Where COVID-19 Hit Hardest The City

No, the Pandemic Is Not Emptying Out America’s Cities Curbed

Despite what cable news is saying every day, a mass migration to the suburbs isn’t happening.

Dentists Are Seeing an Epidemic of Cracked Teeth. What’s Going On? NYTimes

Animal Populations Fell by 68% in 50 Years and It’s Getting Worse Bloomberg

Somalia

The Trump Administration’s Air Strikes in Somalia Are On the Rise Again—and Civilians Are Paying the Price Time

In the first seven months of 2020, the Trump administration conducted more air strikes in Somalia than were carried out during the administrations of George W. Bush and Barack Obama, combined.

Novak Djokovic Is the Biggest Jackass in Professional Sports Daily Beast

From his pandemic tourney/clubbing to COVID anti-vaxx talk and forming a men’s rights organization, firing a tennis ball into a lineswoman’s throat was just the tip of the iceberg.

Vacuous. Venal. The family that warped a generation: As the curtain falls on the infamous reality show, SARAH VINE — mother of a teenage girl — says Keeping Up With The Kardashians has done more to set back feminism than anything else this century Daily Mail

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