• The Left Chapter

June 1 Red Daily Newswire

With news from the George Floyd Protests, Canada, the UK and elsewhere



International left news from the weekend of May 30 / 31.


For an in-depth look at the Justice For George Floyd Protests on Friday and Saturday see:


Justice For George Floyd Protests: From Minneapolis to Tampa protests, repression and defiance.


Justice For George Floyd Protests:


US: Mass Protests Continue Despite Curfew Impositions


George Floyd: protests take place in cities around the world


Anti-racists hold solidarity events with the US over institutional racist killing of black people


8 Minutes and 46 Seconds: How George Floyd Was Killed in Police Custody


"I think we are witnessing America as a failed social experiment."


As Incoherent as It Is Dangerous': Trump Threatens to Designate Antifa—Which Isn't an Actual Group—as Terrorist Organization


Don’t Fall for the Myth of the “Outside Agitator” in Racial Justice Protests


'When the Country Needed Leadership, Trump Turned Off the Lights': White House Goes Dark as Protests Over Killing of George Floyd Rage Across Nation


George Floyd’s brother says Trump ‘kept pushing me off’ during phone call


Truck drives through crowd of protesters on Minneapolis bridge


Caught on camera, police explode in rage and violence across the US


Bolivia:


Bolivia’s Post-Coup President Has Unleashed a Campaign of Terror


Brazil:


Poor and black, northeast Brazil faces virus 'hurricane'


Canada:


‘We want answers’: Thousands march with family of Regis Korchinski-Paquet


Thousands rally in Toronto against anti-black racism after woman falls from balcony


Halifax rally in support of #JusticeForRegis, and a poem by El Jones


Black Montrealers say Minneapolis protests are hitting close to home


Unknown quantity of oil spilled from refinery into city sewers


COVID-19 and the Crisis in Long-Term Care in Ontario


Colombia:


Colombian Political Figures, Activists Reject US Troops' Arrival


Israel / Palestine:


Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa mosque compound on day of its reopening


United Kingdom:


How a decade of privatisation and cuts exposed England to coronavirus


United States:


'People are going to go hungry': pandemic effects could leave 54m Americans without food


Pro-Trump donors in huge cash drive to boost doctors pushing states to reopen


US abandons Open Skies for new age space weapons


Despite pandemic, Trump abandons ties with World Health Organization


Vietnam:


Vietnam: How this country of 95 million kept its coronavirus death toll at zero


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