Sunday’s news links – Sept. 13, 2020

A smoke plume billows over Healdsburg, California, on August 20, 2020. Fire crews across the region scrambled to contain dozens of wildfires sparked by lightning strikes and farmworkers throughout the region kept working through the lung-damaging smoke conditions.

An extraordinary summer of crises for California’s farmworkers National Geographic

N.J. teachers pen scathing list of remote-learning problems after first week of school reopening NJ.com

Graphic Video Shows Georgia Cops Brutally Beat Unarmed Black Man Bloody ‘For Not Having His ID NewsOne

Coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic and the dual nature of science Monthly Review

Speak softly to scatter fewer coronavirus particles, say researchers Straits Times

Indigenous Peoples

Hundreds rally in Toronto to show support for Six Nations members arrested in land dispute CBC

Navajos to be used in coronavirus vaccine experiments by Johns Hopkins and drug company Censored News

Nurses rally on day 1 of UIC strike FightBack!

Trump 2020

Trump’s Bonaparte Moment Green Left

Roger Stone Calls For Trump To ‘Declare Martial Law’ To Seize Power If He Loses HuffPost

‘There Has to Be Retribution‘: Trump Openly Endorses Extrajudicial Killings of Suspects by Law Enforcement Common Dreams

Im/migrants & refugees

Tens of Millions Displaced By ‘War On Terror,’ the Greatest Scam Rigged Game

A new Great Game has begun in the Eastern Mediterranean Middle East Eye

China

Chinese Military Calls US Biggest Threat to World Peace AP

India

Delhi Police Spreads Riots ‘Conspiracy’ Net, Drags In Eminent Academics and Activists The WIre

Donetsk anti-fascists mark 77 years of liberation from fascism

The Serbia-Kosovo Treaty: a Servile Acquiescence to US Imperialism LeftEast

On Blacklists and Russia “Hacking” American Democracy Yasha Levine, Immigrants as a Weapon

Americans don’t need a Russian Twitter bot to undermine their trust in the Democratic Party.

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