Sunday, July 5, 2020

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‘This is horrendous’: US military confirms bayonets were issued to troops responding to George...

"It is difficult for us to imagine a circumstance which could necessitate or justify the deployment of bayonets against American civilians."

Why the high dudgeon over alleged Russian bounties for Taliban slaying of US troops

Certainly they want Trump to look bad for not loudly condemning the Russians for this alleged atrocity.

The NYPD isn’t giving critical bodycam footage to officials investigating alleged abuse

New York’s Civilian Complaint Review Board made 212 requests for body-worn camera footage in May. The NYPD sent only 33 responses, according to a memo obtained by ProPublica.
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‘What to the slave is the 4th of July?’: James Earl Jones reads Frederick...

On July 5, 1852, in Rochester, New York, he gave one of his most famous speeches, “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro.”

US breaks world record with more than 55,000 new coronavirus cases in a day

The rise in cases has led states and counties to impose new restrictions.

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.

Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

Medicare for All over militarism

Although it doesn’t seem to interest most American voters, militarism is now as much of a domestic as it is a foreign policy issue.

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