Sunday’s news links – June 6, 2021

Indigenous environmental activist Winona LaDuke prays at the Treaty People Gathering in Park Rapids, Minnesota on June 5, 2021.

Water Protectors Gather for ‘Largest Resistance Yet’ to Line 3 as Enbridge Accelerates Pipeline Construction Common Dreams

Children as young as 5 years old are being handcuffed and removed from New York’s schools by the police Business Insider

Winston Boogie Smith Jr.’s death in police shooting sparks protests in Minneapolis Washington Post

Exterminate All the Brutes: a critique Mara Ahmed

Raoul Peck’s “Exterminate All the Brutes” is an awe-inspiring cultural, literary, historical, political and geographic smorgasbord. But to what end?

Science

Most Americans now believe the coronavirus originated from a laboratory in China

We may never know where the virus came from. But evidence still suggests nature. Washington Post

The lab-leak origin claim for COVID-19 is in the news, but it’s still fact-free LATimes

Palestine

‘We Know Occupation’: The Long History of Black Americans’ Solidarity with Palestinians Politico

Cuba

We Stand With Cuba Against the US Embargo and Hybrid War CounterPunch

Brazil

White House admits CIA involvement in “War on Corruption” which jailed Lula and elected Bolsonaro Brasilwire

Peru

Peru: a crunch election Michael Roberts

Keiko Fujimori: Accomplice to the Forced Sterilization of Peruvian Women

Mexican Flag Worn At Graduation Caused Student’s Diploma To Be Withheld NPR

AFRICOM military’s exercise: The art of creating new pretexts for propagating US interests Pavan Kulkarni

UFO Reports Are Fertilizer For Military Budgets MoA

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