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Radical reforms?: Red Daily Newswire June 17

With news from the Black Lives Matter Movement, Colombia, Cuba and elsewhere.

International left news from June 16.


Black Lives Matter Movement:


Trump’s ‘woeful’ police reform order leaves systemic racism intact, critics say


George Floyd’s Brother Appeals to U.N. for Help


The Most Radical Union in the U.S. Is Shutting Down the Ports on Juneteenth


Los Angeles and Tacoma announce new steps toward police reform


MASSACHUSETTS COURT WON’T BLOCK ACCESS TO REPORTS ON WHO BOSTON POLICE MAY HAVE TARGETED ON SOCIAL MEDIA


Blinded, arrested: Police attack journalists covering US protests





Brazil:


Brazil: Protests Against Police Brutality Continue


Cambodia:


Jailed for a Facebook post: garment workers' rights at risk during Covid-19


Canada:


Canada Should Declassify, Deconstruct and Defund the RCMP


Indigenous and environmental groups want independent investigation into light crude spill


Foodora workers vote overwhelmingly to unionize


A worker shared this video from the inside of an employer-provided bunkhouse.


Ontario's “Bill 175 is so misguided and flawed that it is irredeemable"


Toronto renters spend way more of their income on housing than mansion owners do


EKOS POLL: CANADIANS WANT THEIR GOVERNMENT TO OPPOSE ISRAELI ANNEXATION, INCREASE CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY


Climate Emergency:


Pandemics result from destruction of nature, say UN and WHO


Colombia:



Colombia: 200 FARC Ex-Combatants Killed Since Peace Agreements


Cuba:


Trump Hammers Cuba While Cuba Cures the Sick Worldwide


India:


In India, Left leads fightback against govt.’s inhumane policies


Israel / Palestine


Israel Nuclear Stockpile Increased to 90 Warheads: Report


'Israel’s Annexation Plans, Serious Violation of Int'l Law': UN


United States:


Facebook backs down from allowing ban on word ‘unionize’


Venezuela:


Venezuela Rejects Lima Group's Interference in Internal Affairs


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