Saturday’s news links – Sept. 26, 2020

Breonna Taylor’s family demands release of body camera footage The Canary

US Protests: Police Repression Over Breonna Taylor Decision teleSUR

2 Black Lives Matter demonstrators are facing life in prison. Experts say the ‘deeply disturbing’ potential sentences are an ‘unprecedented’ form of government overreach. MSN

$15,000 Bail for Breonna Taylor Killers. $1 Million Bail for People Protesting Police Violence MPN

Protester hit by truck that drove through Breonna Taylor protest in LA TheHill

Pickup truck drives through protesters in Buffalo TheHill

The Case for Ending the Supreme Court as We Know It Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

We Are Tracking What Happens to Police After They Use Force on Protestors ProPublica

Nurses and workers declare end to strike at UIC FightBack! News

Outrage follows as Pentagon funnels millions meant for COVID supplies to private defense contractors Salon

Lindsey Graham: We need a ninth Supreme Court justice, because “the courts will decide” the election

Coronavirus

CDC coronavirus testers pulled from Minnesota after repeated hostile and racist encounters TwinCities.com

Here’s How the Pandemic Finally Ends Politico

Black North Carolina voters’ mail-in ballots rejected at twice the rate as White voters: report TheHill

Venezuela

Pompeo calls for overthrow of Venezuelan government during visit to Guyana Morning Star

Bangladesh

Communist Guerilla Leader of 1971 Bangladesh Haider Juno is in Life Support Countercurrents

China

US-China tensions: USAF spy plane disguises itself as a Philippine aircraft over Yellow Sea, monitor says SCMP

How Xi Just Saved the World Adam Tooze, Foreign Policy

Sinophobia Inc: Understanding the anti-China Industrial complex Monthly Review

Kenya

US seeking to force Kenya to oppose BDS in return for trade deal Morning Star

Assange

Julian Assange’s extradition decision won’t be made until after the US election Sydney Morning Herald

Julian Assange: Press Shows Little Interest in Media ‘Trial of Century’ FAIR

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