8 June 2020 — Off Guardian
Encouraging small, local producers is the way forward, but will Big Ag let that happen?
There is no doubt that, contingent on World Bank aid to be given to poorer countries in the wake of coronavirus lockdowns, agrifood conglomerates will aim to further expand their influence.
8 June 2020 — Statewatch.org/
Also available as a pdf file: http://www.statewatch.org/news/2020/jun/email-15-6-20.pdf
EU: Reinforcement of Frontex runs into legal problems
8 June 2020 — Jack Rasmus
This past April, in the midst of the surging pandemic and collapsing US economy, I was interviewed by three sources in Europe for a US perspective on the events. The following is the first part of an interview with Polish social commentator, Konrad Stachnio, that will appear in a collection of interviews later this summer. Subsequent interview topics with Stachnio, and others in April, will be posted here in coming weeks as well.
8 June 2020 — True Publica
By Mary Fitzgerald and Corri Crider: Hours before facing court proceedings from openDemocracy over its massive NHS COVID-19 data deal with private tech firms, the UK government has caved to pressure and released all the contracts governing its deals with Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and controversial AI firms Faculty and Palantir.