Saturday’s news links – June 5, 2021

Tijuana Wilson, the mother of Winston Smith, is held by Jesse Floyd, Smith’s brother.

Protests continue on day after Uptown shooting Minnesota Star Tribune

Crowds gather in Uptown for second day of protests, halting traffic; no arrests made. Minnesota Star Tribune

Reclaim Pride Warns Police to Avoid Queer Liberation March

As a Black woman, I was told not to pursue a career in medicine. The path must be easier for others. Washington Post

Judge Permits Information From C.I.A. Torture in Terror Case NYTimes

Defense lawyers said it was the first publicly known time that prosecutors had been allowed to use information gained from torture in the proceedings at Guantánamo Bay.

[American Legion] Organizers Cut Veteran’s Microphone for Speaking About Black History at Memorial Day Event

Andrew Yang and Eric Adams, leading Democrats in N.Y. mayor’s race, are backed by GOP billionaires Salon

Palestine

WATCH: Pro-Palestine Protesters Block Israeli Cargo ship at Port of Oakland Palestine Chronicle

As Health Care Workers, We Stand in Solidarity with Palestine Scientific American

Colombia

Indigenous People Are on Frontlines of Colombian Uprising

Venezuela

#FreeAlexSaab Delegation First Day in Cabo Verde: Access Denied to Alex Saab Orinoco Tribune

US Sanctions Against Venezuela Cause Shortages in Diesel, Editorial Standards FAIR

US kidnaps Venezuelan diplomat: the case of Alex Saab

Iran

The UN Took Away Iran’s Right to Vote in the General Assembly teleSUR

The Iranian diplomat Zarif recalled that his country cannot pay the UN membership fees due to U.S. illegal and unilateral sanctions.

Peru

Elites Tremble as Peru Leftist Taps Anger Over Rising Inequality Bloomberg

Hackers Breached Colonial Pipeline Using Compromised Password Bloomberg

Here Is A List Of Weenies Who Work At The New York Times Defector

Congress Takes Field Trip To Goldman Sachs To Learn How Laws Get Made The Onion

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