• The Left Chapter

June 2 Red Daily Newswire

With news from the Justice For George Floyd Protests, Colombia, Canada and elsewhere.


International left news from June 1.


Justice For George Floyd Protests:



Autopsy Finds George Floyd's Death Due To 'Homicide By Asphyxia'


George Floyd killing: widespread curfews fail to stop fresh wave of protests across US


Trump threatens military force if violence in states isn't stopped


Police fire rubber bullets, tear gas to disperse peaceful protest near White House


Biden Proposes Training Cops to Shoot Attackers in the Leg to Reduce Fatalities


George Floyd protests: UK government urged to suspend export of tear gas, rubber bullets and riot shields to US amid ‘excessive’ use of force


NEW YORK SENATOR MAKES THE CASE FOR DEFUNDING THE NYPD


“America’s Moment of Reckoning”: Cornel West Says Nationwide Uprising Is Sign of “Empire Imploding”


Class struggle, resistance to police violence and racism run deep in Minneapolis history


Minneapolis Police Union President Allegedly Wore a “White Power Patch” and Made Racist Remarks


Police Attacked Protesters After Kneeling for Solidarity Photo Op, Activists Say


Zimbabwe: US Ambassador Summoned Over Accusatory Statements


Protesters in some cities target Confederate monuments


Thousands in New Zealand protest against George Floyd killing


Protest rally for George Floyd held in Athens


Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad fired after David McAtee shooting, city unrest







Canada:


Thousands participate in anti-racism rally in Halifax


Do black lives in Haiti matter to the Canadian government?


Jason Kenney Keeps Making Misleading and Irresponsible Statements About COVID-19


Alberta UCP founding chairman's tweet causes backlash


B.C.'s Independent Investigations Office recommends charges against RCMP in death of Indigenous man


Ford government moving ahead with home care privatization bill


In Guelph, Canada’s other epidemic flares up


Amazon's unrivalled power threatens jobs, communities and democracy: monopoly critic Stacy Mitchell


Colombia:


Colombia: Another Indigenous Leader Murdered in North Santander


FARC-EP Ex-Member Son Murdered In Colombia


Ecuador:


IACHR Warns Ecuador on COVID-19 in Amazon's Indigenous Nations


Ideas:


Young People Today Are Uniquely Radical Because Capitalism Has Failed Them


United States:


China Asks State-Firms to Halt Purchases of US Farm Goods


An African American life stolen in DC: We demand accountability


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


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