Monday’s news links – Oct. 12, 2020

Protesters march from Boston Common to denounce Columbus, support Indigenous Peoples’ Day Boston Globe

Celebrate Indigenous People’s Day by Supporting Indigenous Resistance Resumen

Portland Rioters Topple Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt Statues in ‘Day of Rage’ Against Columbus Newsweek

Spray-painted on the base of the [Lincoln] statue were the words “Dakota 38,” a reference to the 38 Dakota men executed after the Dakota-U.S. War of 1862, the largest mass execution in a single day in U.S. history.

Colin Kaepernick calls for abolishing police and prisons in new essay CBS News

Two who served in the Marines are among those charged in plot to kidnap Michigan’s governor CNN

Coronavirus

The “herd immunity strategy” isn’t part of a scientific debate about COVID-19. It’s a well-funded political campaign. Medium

There’s no clinically validated test to measure a patient’s Covid-19 infectiousness. Vox

Denver

A Pinkerton security guard hired by a local news station fatally shot a man who attacked him at a protest in Denver on Saturday.

Julian Assange

‘None Of It Reported’: How Corporate Media Buried The Assange Trial Media Lens

Capitalist crisis

Debt disaster with no escape Michael Roberts

The candidates don’t get it: from pandemics to climate change, the real problem is capitalism itself Salon

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