Thursday’s news links – 14 July 2022

Daughter wants justice for dad’s arrest at BJC while he was a kidney patient St. Louis Post Dispatch

Hospital security officers detained a Black man they suspected of “casing” a parking garage, beat him, and told him to never come back. He was a patient, looking for his car. He’d been receiving treatment for kidney failure.

Workers at Dodger Stadium threaten to strike days before 2022 MLB All-Star Game NPR

Capitalist crisis

It Gets Ugly: Inflation Shifts to Services. Food, Fuel Spike Too. Dollar’s Purchasing Power Swoons. Wolf Street

Low-income groups hit hardest by heat waves Axios


New Biden BA.5 “Plan” Openly Abandons Metrics for Preventing Infection, Butchers Mask and Ventilation Policy Lambert Strether

Masks for COVID: Updating the evidence

I’ve noticed some signs in recent weeks that people might be open to avoiding COVID again. … A review paper discussed both lab evidence and empirical evidence for the importance of face masks, with eight “seminal studies” showing a reduction in transmission when masks are used

Few go to eviction court for covid debt — ‘where is the humanity?’ Mission Local

Russian MFA calls for international investigation of Bolton’s role in coups TASS

Bolton goes on Newsmax to defend ‘coup’ comments The Hill

Hunter Biden involved in sexual scandals with Ukrainians BRICS

U.S./NATO war drive

Germany Criminalises Journalist for Reporting Ukrainian War Crimes Grayzone

PATRICK LAWRENCE: The Imaginary War Consortium News

North Korea recognizes Donetsk People’s Republic TASS

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