Sunday’s news links – March 28, 2021

Georgia governor signed a voter suppression law under a painting of a slave plantation Will Bunch

Sometimes America’s legacy of white supremacy is hiding in plain sight, literally. When Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed a hastily passed voter suppression law that many are calling the new, new Jim Crow on Thursday night, surrounded by a half-dozen white men, he did so in front of a painting of a plantation where more than 100 Black people had been enslaved.

The Olympic Battle for Echo Park Dave Zirin and Jules Boykoff

LA’s overall unhoused population is around 66,000. That number is expected to rise by 36 percent by 2023. Last year, Mayor Eric Garcetti called it “the humanitarian crisis of our time.” But that was last year. This is the season not of charity but of the truncheon, and it is not confusing as to why. The Los Angeles 2028 Olympics are in the planning stages and the long-term push to remake the city in time for the games is already underway.

Need Amid Plenty: Richest US Counties Are Overwhelmed by Surge in Child Hunger KHN

The financial fallout of covid-19 has pushed child hunger in the U.S. to record levels.

In a leaky underwater rail tunnel, workers race against time AP

Iran and China Sign ‘Historic’ 25-Year $400 Bln Strategic Partnership Agreement Sputnik

Britain

Bristol protesters defiant against the violent police crackdown

U.S. MICIMATT (Military-Industrial-Congressional-Intelligence-Media-Academia-Think-Tank complex)

Return of the Leviathan: The Fascist Roots of the CIA and the True Origin of the Cold War Cynthia Chung

US Makes Large Military Hardware Delivery To Ukraine’s Army After Biden Pledged “Crimea is Ukraine”

UN chief urges eradicating ideas of white supremacy underpinning transatlantic slave trade Xinhua

Hate stares at Asians from screens China Daily

White House Reignites Racism Against People of Asian Descent Vladimir Odintsov

US Intelligence Warns Withdrawal Could Lead To Afghanistan Being Controlled By Afghans Caitlin Johnstone

A Private Tech City Opens for Business in Honduras Bloomberg

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