Tuesday’s news links – Dec. 29, 2020

Killer Cops: Police Killed Over 1,000 Americans in 2020 MPN

Army Green Beret charged with murder in Illinois bowling alley shooting ABC News

Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous Lenca Leader Félix Vásquez Assassinated in Honduras Orinoco Tribune

Félix Vásquez: Honduran environmental activist assassinated BBC

Not Just Another Pipeline Louise Erdrich

The expansion of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline is a breathtaking betrayal of Minnesota’s Indigenous communities — and the environment.

Migrant family deportations in 2020 top combined total for Trump’s first three years: ICE TheHill

Black, Latina and immigrant mothers are losing jobs as COVID-19 child care crisis grows USA Today

Iran

2020 Ends as It Began: With the Looming Threat of a US War With Iran MPN

Korea

U.S. Armed Forces in Korea to receive first COVID-19 vaccines in country UPI

China

The ‘Mighty Wurlitzer’ – How U.S. Financed ‘Human Rights’ Organizations Create Anti-Chinese Headlines MoA

Trump coup?

Will Trump attempt a coup on January 6? IMI

Trump’s Delay in Signing the Relief Bill Cost Unemployed Americans $300 Slate

These People Made Tons Of Money In 2020 As The World Fell Apart BuzzFeed

Stop evictions!

New York Bans Most Evictions as Tenants Struggle to Pay Rent NYTimes

#COVID19

Hiding Covid-19: How the Trump Administration Suppresses Photography of the Pandemic Intercept

COVID’s ‘untold story’: Texas Blacks and Latinos are dying in the prime of their lives Dallas News

Critics slam Wonder Woman 1984 for ‘anti-Arab racism’

No, the UN did not report China has ‘massive internment camps’ for Uighur Muslims The Grayzone – from 2018, still relevant

Every investor in Britain’s slave trade set to be detailed in new ‘dictionary’ after funding from UK government CNN

More than 100 journalists were arrested or detained while on the job in the US this year – a more than 1,200% increase from the year before, new report says Yahoo! News

In one week of protests that followed the killing of George Floyd, 71 reporters were arrested while on the job — more than the prior three years combined.

The Unspoken Premise Of Modern Capitalism Is That The World Will Be Saved By Greedy Tech Oligarchs Caitlin Johnstone

John le Carre: the spy who came to criticise both sides Morning Star

Discovery Supports a Surprising New View of How Life on Earth Originated SciTechDaily

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