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French left wave: Red Daily newswire June 29

With news from the Black Lives Matter movement, France, the United States and elsewhere.

International left news from the weekend of June 27 / 28.


Black Lives Matter:


Mississippi Legislature passes bill to eliminate Confederate symbol from state flag


'Bigot. Racist. Swine': Trump Comes Under Fire for Approvingly Sharing Video of Supporter Shouting 'White Power'


Officers involved in Elijah McClain's death taken off street duty 'in an effort to protect' them


Colorado protesters shut down highway calling for justice in the death of Elijah McClain


Violin Vigil for Elijah McClain Interrupted by Riot Police


Florida cops shot unarmed Black man within seconds during arrest


Uprising in New York: A change in tactics


Former Police Officers 'Openly Plotting' To Kill BLM Activist Shaun King


NATIONWIDE CALLS FOR POLICE REFORM PUT NEW PRESSURE ON ATLANTA TO CLOSE ITS CITY JAIL


Princeton to remove former U.S. president Woodrow Wilson's name from public policy school


Questions about Dafonte Miller beating shouldn't stop at guilty verdict against Toronto officer, lawyer says


Regent Park community speaks out against racism after noose found at 3rd Toronto construction site


Protest against police brutality, systemic racism held at busy Halifax intersection





Canada:


Chief Beaten by Police Is Longtime Fighter for Indigenous Rights


Kenney speechwriter said homosexuality is 'socially destructive' and called First Nation an oppressive regime


Is now the time to celebrate unity in Québec?


Amazon workers in Canada call for workplace organization and power


Worker wants to leave care home due to low pay, says she's not alone


Leamington, Ont., rallies behind migrant workers as 96 farm workers test positive for COVID-19


How Venezuela helped defeat Canada’s Security Council bid


Climate Emergency:


'Warning Sign of Major Proportions': Number of Siberian Forest Fires Increase Fivefold in Week Since Record High Temperature


France:


After green wave in local elections, is France’s left back on track?


A Marseille, la gauche unie en passe de mettre un terme au règne de la droite


Ireland:


Sinn Féin says Green Party used as ‘fig leaf’ by Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael


Poland:


Poland election: Duda forced into second round against liberal challenger


United Kingdom:


The battle is on: and the left can’t win in Labour - weekly briefing


United States:


What Jamaal Bowman’s victory means for America’s progressive movements


Global Covid-19 Cases Top 10 Million As HHS Secretary Warns 'Window is Closing' to Get Disease Back Under Control in US


'Like leaning into a left hook': coronavirus calamity unfolds across divided US


US coronavirus: Only two states are reporting a decline in new cases


Pence Praises Texas Governor for Reopening That Fueled Massive Surge in Covid-19 Cases and Hospitalizations


#DropOutHickenlooper, Say Indigenous Activists, After 'Disgraceful' Photos Surface of Former Gov in Imitative Native American Dress


Trump wrongly diverted billions to build wall: Appeals court


'Outrageous': Trump Administration Waived Ethics Reviews for Lawmakers and Federal Officials Seeking Small Business Loans


Two Louisiana Activists Charged with Terrorizing a Lobbyist for the Oil and Gas Industry


'Huge Win': Court Orders DeVos to Cancel Loans for Mass. Students Defrauded by Corinthian Colleges


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