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  • Writer's pictureMichael Laxer

June 4 Red Daily Newswire

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

International left news from June 3.

Featured Article:

Yes, Canada Has a Racism Crisis and It’s Killing Black and Indigenous Peoples

Blatant denials that racism exists in Canada serve only those who benefit from it, but silence is also violence. Silence is complicity that allow police abuses to continue unabated and in the case of Black and Indigenous peoples, to get worse.

So, yes Canada, we have a racism crisis in this country and it is killing Black and Indigenous peoples. Let’s stop pointing fingers at the US and take steps to end the loss of life here in Canada.

Justice For George Floyd Protests:

Attorney General Keith Ellison upgraded charges against officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck; charged other 3 involved

Movement to defund police gains 'unprecedented' support across US

Some U.S. officials are blaming outside agitators for unrest. That tactic has a long history, experts say

Pentagon chief on shaky ground with White House after breaking with Trump over protest response

As Trump Threatens to Send Military Into Cities, Some GIs Refuse to Comply

Minneapolis Cops Sued for Shooting, Beating, and Gassing Over a Dozen Journalists

Police shove, make AP journalists stop covering protest

Police in Vallejo, Calif., fatally shoot man with a hammer kneeling outside a Walgreens

Family of Woman in Coma, Shot by ‘Less Lethal’ Projectile Wants Attempted Murder Charge for Officer

Armed, White Vigilantes Threatened BLM Protesters in Philly and Sent a Journalist to the Hospital

Frank Rizzo statue removed from steps of the Municipal Services Building overnight

Obituary for a racist symbol: Birmingham takes down Confederate monument after 115 years

Thousands of Portland Protesters Hold Die-In to Protest George Floyd’s Killing

Thousands rally against racism and police brutality at K-W solidarity march

DC Transit Union Says Labor Must Join the Movement in the Streets


'Death Is Everyone's Destiny', Brazil’s President Says


COVID-19 Death Threat to Bolivian Amazon's Indigenous Peoples


Alex Tyrrell ends campaign for Green Party leadership

Alton Gas ignores Supreme Court ruling, continues work without Indigenous consultation

Israel / Palestine:

US’ Kushner Tells Netanyahu to ‘Slow the Process’ of Annexation


Putin orders state of emergency after huge fuel spill inside Arctic Circle


Justice Yet to Be Delivered in Sudan One Year After Massacre

United States:

Scientists alarmed as Trump embraces fringe views and extreme theories amid pandemic

Amazon drops $2 coronavirus pay rise for warehouse workers as CEO Jeff Bezos' fortune nears $150 billion

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