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"Defund the Police": Red Daily newswire June 22

With news from the Black Lives Matter Movement, Bolivia, Canada and elsewhere.


International left news from the weekend of June 20 / 21.


Featured article:


Why is being called 'racist' more offensive than racism itself? White fragility silences voices, says advocate


If the Bloc Quebecois could shift their outrage of one of their members being called a "racist" toward actually addressing racism, then perhaps we could start taking actions to address the racism that millions of Canadians face.


Black Lives Matter Movement:



Vehicle Attacks Rise As Extremists Target Protesters


Workers Shut Down West Coast Ports in Support of Nationwide Revolts


Eric Trump Calls Black Lives Matter Protesters ‘Animals’ at Tulsa Rally


Noose found in stall of Bubba Wallace at Alabama NASCAR race


Lawyer who posted Black Lives Matter 'leftist lie' video resigns from Alberta judicial vetting committee


‘Defund the police’: Protesters paint message on street in front of Toronto police headquarters


Proposal to disarm Toronto cops met with silence at police board meeting


Massey College's only Black governing board member resigns over Margaret Wente appointment


Racist Violence Can’t Be Separated from the Violence of Neoliberal Capitalism


'An Extraordinary Moment': Angela Davis Says Protests Recognize Long Overdue Anti-Racist Work


Bolivia:


Bolivia Reaches New Infection Record as Health System Collapses


Bolivia: Hospitals Close Due to Staff Exposure With COVID-19


Bolivia De-Facto Gov't Enacts Law, Elections Sept. 6


Canada:

Family of 62-year-old man fatally shot by police in Mississauga, Ont. calls for public inquiry




Capitalist Coronavirus Crisis:


Brave New Workforce


Climate Emergency:


Hottest day ever recorded north of the Arctic Circle; reached 100.4 F; 80 years faster than expected


'This Scares Me,' Says Bill McKibben as Arctic Hits 100.4°F—Hottest Temperature on Record


Colombia:


Colombia: Social Orgs Denounce Killing of Another Leader


Germany:

International:


UK, France, And Germany Refuse To Endorse US Sanctions on Iran


Israel / Palestine:


Palestinians Fear Exclusion With Israel's Annexation Plan


Israel: Netanyahu’s son wants minorities out of Tel Aviv


Mexico:


Mexico: Enforced Disappearances at Anti-Police Brutality Rally


United States:


‘They Just Dumped Him Like Trash’: Nursing Homes Evict Vulnerable Residents


Senators Find $14 Billion in Unspent Funds After Trump Admits to Ordering Slowdown in Covid-19 Testing


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