Racism and the Protest Movement in America

2 June 2020 — Global Research

Combat Troops Coming to US Streets?

By Stephen Lendman, June 02, 2020

On Monday, Trump threw more fuel on a national inferno of public rage instead of showing leadership to calm things by pledging transformational change to serve all Americans equitably. Last week, he inflamed things by tweeting: “When the looting starts, the shooting starts.”

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UKC News: ‘Documents Reveal Government Lockdown Was Political, Not Scientific’

1 June 2020 — 21st Century Wire

An incredible discovery of UK government documents from SAGE science advisory committee reveals that Downing Street’s decision to ‘Lockdown’ the country was in fact a political one, and little to do with “The Science” that government insists it’s being guided by. Also, many are concerned about a spike in child abuse reports as a result of government lockdown policy. All this and more.

Co-hosts Brian Gerrish, Mike Robinson and David Scott with the latest Coronavirus updates. Watch:

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Trump’s China policy at a cul-de-sac

1 June 2020 — Indian Punchline

US President Donald Trump (R) and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He (L) after signing the US-China trade deal, Washington, Jan. 15, 2020

M.K. Bhadrakumar

This past week has been a catastrophic seven days that shook America. Some of the debris may have inevitably fallen on President Donald Trump too. Most important, the Trump administration has lost the plot on China.

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Hundreds of children brain damaged by the swine flu vaccine to receive $90 million in financial compensation from UK government

20 April 2015 — Natural News

by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger

(NaturalNews) The swine flu vaccine caused severe brain damage in over 800 children across Europe, and the UK government has now agreed to pay $90 million in compensation to those victims as part of a vaccine injury settlement.

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Libyan War Escalates as Regional Powers Attempt to Gain Stronger Influence

1 June, 2020 — Global Research

Alarms are sounding in Europe as Turkey, Russia and Arab states could potentially agree on shared influence in Libya, and therefore the entirety of the eastern Mediterranean, according to some experts. This comes as European states have no influence over the war in Libya despite it occurring on its southern doorstep and Turkey, Russia and Arab states continue to gain influence.

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As US protests show, the challenge is how to rise above the violence inherent in state power

2 June 2020 — Jonathan Cook

Here is one thing I can write with an unusual degree of certainty and confidence: Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin would not have been charged with the (third-degree) murder of George Floyd had the United States not been teetering on a knife edge of open revolt.

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Selected Articles: America the Failed State, Justice for George Floyd

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, June 01, 2020

The nationwide uprising sparked by the murder of George Floyd and other recent racially-motivated events is a response to the bi-partisan failed state in which we live. It comes in the midst of the COVID19 pandemic and the largest economic collapse in the US in more than a century. These three crises have disproportionately impacted people of color and added to longterm racial inequality and injustice.
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New laws to criminalise public interest information

2 June 2020 — True Publica

New laws to criminalise public interest information

By TruePublica Editor: A new Declassified report published only a few days ago goes to show the situation we find our selves in right now. In the midst of a crisis, while the commentariat are lobbing rocks at each other over the endless scandals and the media are focused on the pandemic – the government continues to act as if democracy doesn’t really exist.

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The UK is Not Innocent – Police Racism Has a Long and Violent History Here Too

1 June 2020 — Novara Media

John Sibley/Reuters

by Wail Qasim

@WailQ

“I can’t breathe, I can’t breathe, I can’t breathe.” This desperate refrain has once again become the dying words of yet another black man in the United States.

Memories of the New York City Police Department officer administering a lethal headlock on Eric Garner have barely faded since his death in 2014. In the years that followed, as protest and movement-building swept across North America, the words would come to take on their own life in solidarity with Garner and the countless other black men and women who have died following contact with the police.

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