Thursday’s news links – Sept. 24, 2020

Dismay over Breonna Taylor spills into America’s streets AP

Shocking Video Shows Seattle Cop Rolling Bike Over Fallen Breonna Taylor Protester’s Head and Neck Daily Beast

Protester struck by car in Denver following Breonna Taylor rally TheHill

‘Violence Is Inevitable’: Protests Erupt in Louisville After Cops Dodge Charges in Killing of Breonna Taylor

Ex-Cop Indicted For Shooting Into Home Of Breonna Taylor’s White Neighbors But Not That Of Black Family’s

‘Property More Valuable Than Human Life’: No Charges Against Officers for Killing Breonna Taylor Common Dreams

“Did I hear that correctly? Only one officer is being held remotely accountable, and it’s not for killing Breonna Taylor but instead for shooting apartments?”

Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam were acquitted for the murder of Emmett Till on September 23, 1955, 65 years ago

He fought wildfires while imprisoned. California reported him to Ice for deportation Guardian

‘You don’t control the border’: Indigenous groups protesting wall construction clash with federal agents Washington Post

Big impact of the coronavirus on Latinx people in Texas Washington Post

Why LeBron James Scares the Racist Right Edge of Sports

Abolish the police

‘Tell my mom I love her’: Graphic body cam video shows officer shoot 13-year-old boy with autism KTVX

Attorneys say independent autopsy shows Dijon Kizzee was shot 15 times LA Times

Exclusive: Capitol Police disciplinary reports show pattern of misconduct Roll Call

Coronavirus

Thousands of passengers on commercial flights may have been exposed to coronavirus in 2020, CDC says CNN

Changing Age Distribution of the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, May–August 2020 CDC

COVID-19 can affect the heart Eric Topol, Science

How did Vietnam bring the spread of coronavirus to a halt — again? ABC Australia

Trump coup?

Report: Trump Campaign Actively Discussing Radical Measures To Bypass Election Results Forbes

Trump on peaceful transition if he loses: ‘Get rid of the ballots’ and ‘there won’t be a transfer’ NBC News

The Trump Campaign Is Reportedly Plotting an Election Coup to “Bypass” a Biden Win Vanity Fair

Trump refuses to commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses Axios

Kushner-Linked Firm and Gig Economy Set to Reap Huge Profits as Mass Evictions Begin MPN

Century 21 files for bankruptcy and will close all of its stores CNN

Palestine

Zoom, YouTube, and Facebook Censor Event at SF State Academe Magazine

Zoom cancels panel featuring Leila Khaled amid protests from pro-Israel groups Mondoweiss

Cuba

Trump Tightens Restrictions on Cuba

Medical workers of conviction: Speaking to Cuban doctors who heal the world Monthly Review

Iran, Venezuela

Iran And Venezuela Defy U.S. Sanctions In Bilateral Oil Trade OilPrice

Hoping to Force an Outcome, US Sanctions Opposition Parties in Venezuela Ahead of Elections MPN

China

No disguising proposed TikTok deal is a dirty and underhanded trick: China Daily editorial

A Ukrainian/CIA Plot To Incite Belarus Against Russia Unraveled – The NYT Story Thereof Is Hiding The Failure Moon of Alabama

Eric Williams’ Foundational Work on Slavery, Industry, and Wealth Black Perspectives

You get the Vikings you deserve Morning Star

A new study on Viking genes won’t change our myths about them, because biology isn’t the answer and never has been

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