Tuesday’s news links – April 13, 2021

Duante Wright

Second night of unrest after fatal police shooting of Duante Wright outside Minneapolis CBS 

Protest in Brooklyn Center, MN demands justice for Daunte Wright FightBack! News

‘Daily Show’s’ Trevor Noah Says Daunte Wright Is Proof Cops ‘Don’t Give a Shit’

Klansman Founded City Where Daunte Wright Was Killed by Cop Daily Beast

MLB, NBA and NHL Games Canceled in the Twin Cities Dave Zirin

Daunte Wright’s killing is a reminder of how quickly traffic stops can become deadly Vox

Amazon drivers describe the paranoia of working under the watchful eyes of new truck cameras that monitor them constantly and fire off ‘rage-inducing’ alerts if they make a wrong move Business Insider

The Racist Roots of Big Tobacco Michél Legendre

Big Tobacco has targeted Black communities for generations with multi-billion dollar marketing campaigns and a plethora of deadly products.

Indigenous Peoples

LaDonna Brave Bull Allard ‘changed history’ Indian Country Today

#COVID19

Only 0.2 Percent of COVID Vaccines Have Gone to Poor Countries Truthout

How Bill Gates Impeded Global Access to Covid Vaccines TNR

Through his hallowed foundation, the world’s de facto public health czar has been a stalwart defender of monopoly medicine.

How Bill Hwang of Archegos Capital Lost $20 Billion in Two Days Bloomberg

U.S. developing biological weapons near China, Russia borders, says Putin’s adviser China Daily

Ramsey Clark

Remembering Ramsey Clark Ricardo Alarcón de Quesada

Ramsey Clark; A Life Well Lived for the People of the World Bill Hackwell, Resumen

China

Secretary of State Blinken Throws Down the Gauntlet to China and Russia… Again Rick Rozoff

The War Nerd: Taiwan — The Thucydides Trapper Who Cried Woof Gary Brecher

It’s a full-time job, keeping track of the US/NATO campaign to start a fire somewhere on China’s borders. It’s like tracking an inept arsonist by satellite image: “Oh, there he goes again…the idiot started a trash fire next to a concrete wall.”

Ukraine

US Attache [Army Col. Brittany Stewart] Showed ‘Incredibly Bad Judgment’ Wearing Death’s Head, Military Analysts Say Sputnik

US Defense Attache to Kiev Colonel Brittany Stewart showed “incredibly bad judgment” publicly wearing a Ukrainian skull insignia on April 9

International Crisis Looms as NATO to Hold Emergency Meeting With Ukraine Rick Rozoff

Calls mount for probe into US bio-labs after Russian claim Global Times

Cold War On Trial: Truth Commission Details Horrible Crimes Akin to Native American Genocide and Slavery Jeremy Kuzmarov

Why is the US Involving Turkey in Afghanistan? Salman Rafi Sheik

Kenyan Court postpones trial of Communist Party members for second time Peoples Dispatch

How Bellingcat launders National Security State talking points into the press MR Online

Long Die Prince Philip! A Proper Obituary for the Nazi Besotted Racist Royal and a Tribute to the Cambridge Five Andrew Stewart

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