Thursday’s news links – June 17, 2021

Demonstrators in Austin, Texas, hold up Black Lives Matter signs on 26 July, 2020.

Texas Governor Signs Law To Stop Teachers From Talking About Racism HuffPost

Minnesota National Guard preparing to assist in Minneapolis Star Tribune

Millions fear eviction as US housing crisis worsens AP

With moratorium ending, more than 8 million households face foreclosure or eviction Moneywatch

Profits call the tune Michael Roberts

Heat wave worsens across the American West, raising concerns of power outages and wildfires CNBC

Climate Change Batters the West Before Summer Even Begins NYTimes

U.S. says steel in I-40 bridge prone to crack

Radioactive leaks found at 75% of US nuke sites  CBS News

Vaccine Maker Earned Record Profits but Delivered Disappointment in Return NYTimes

Poultry prices soar to record amid U.S. chicken-sandwich wars Farm Progress

America’s Soup-Brained President Says The US Never Interferes In Other Countries’ Elections Caitlin Johnstone

Boris Johnson Toadies Up to Biden at the G7 Counterpunch


Protesters prevent Israeli container ship from docking in Prince Rupert CBC Canada


China Responds to NATO Internationalist 360º

Beijing Warns NATO Against Exaggerating ‘China Threat Theory’ in Wake of Summit 2021 Sputnik

NATO states display double standards regarding China, its defense policy — Beijing TASS

New China-Europe freight train departs from NW China’s Gansu ECNS

The Lab Leak Theory Doesn’t Hold Up Foreign Policy

Arctic expedition chief warns we’ve ‘set off the beginning of the explosion’ of irreversible global warming

US Military’s Elite Commando Forces Look to Expand Diversity 

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