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  • Writer's pictureMichael Laxer

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


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


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


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


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


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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