2020-06-01: Social Media Postees

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Thousands In Baltimore March For Justice For George Floyd
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-06-02
Protesters blocked streets and highways to demand politicians end police brutality and economic violence amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Central Florida FRSO condemns Florida curfews
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-06-01
In response to the nationwide uprisings in the wake of the police murder of George Floyd, Florida cities and counties along the I-4 corridor, such as Tampa, Orlando, and Polk County, have announced curfews in an attempt to deescalate protests. In addition, Governor Ron DeSantis has deployed the National Guard to Tampa. The Central Florida District of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization condemns these measures as they are motivated by aims to suppress the popular movements against the continuing brutality of the police against the African American community. | Tampa mayor Jane "Cover-up" Castor announced on Ma…

Thousands in Tampa Bay demand justice for George Floyd and all victims of police brutality
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-06-01
Tampa, FL – Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Society hosted a protest May 30 to demand justice for George Floyd and community control of the police. The event corresponded with the National Alliance Against Racism and Political Repression's national day of protest. Reporters estimate 5000 people in attendance at the height of the protest. | A crowd began to form a half-hour before the scheduled time. Hundreds marched to the Temple Terrace Police Department, chanting, "Say his name! George Floyd!" and "No justice, no peace! No racist police!" The protesters circled back to the corner of 53rd Street and Fowler…

Racial Domestic Terrorism and the Legacy of State Violence
Henry Giroux | counterpunch.org | 2020-06-01
The sheer brutality of George Floyd's death at the hands of a viciously violent cop symbolizes the unadulterated racism of a culture that looks away in the face of police violence against Black people but also a society in which a form of racialized domestic terrorism has become normalized.

Midwest Dispatch: White People, Do Something
Sarah Lahm | progressive.org | 2020-06-01
As protests and riots spread to cities across the world, white people are being asked to join the fight against police brutality.

Austin Police Respond to Police Brutality Protest with Violent Crackdowns
Raul Diego | mintpressnews.com | 2020-06-01
Saturday's protest against police brutality in the capital of Texas may show that the have-nots in America may have found a common cause to rally around – and that is not good news for the police,…

Minneapolis: The Rise of the 'Thumpers'
Will Cooley | thenation.com | 2020-06-01
Minneapolis: The Rise of the 'Thumpers'…

From Soft to Hard Fascism: "Get in Your House Right Now!"
Kurt Nimmo | globalresearch.ca | 2020-06-01
There can no longer be any doubt–America is now a full-blown fascist state. In the past, authoritarian fascism was kept reserved in the shadows, largely out of the public eye, but in a remarkably short period of time it has …

How Much Violence and Destruction is Enough for Depraved American Leaders and Their Subjects?
John Stanton | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-05-31
Without trampling through all the historical details, we can designate the entire history of [Americans]–the glorious past so eulogized by our fathers–as the history of shame, for in that history there is more betrayal, apostasy, perfidious intrigue, ignominious defeat, well-deserved failure, base vengeance, merciless retaliation and brutality that no hypocrisy can mask…So let's forget about …

Hundreds march in Richland, Wa. to demand justice for George Floyd
Mitch Malloy | liberationnews.org | 2020-05-31
People came from all over the Tri-Cities to show solidarity with protesters across the country fighting against police brutality and racism.

NYC police brutality masked as 'public health' measure
Kerbie Joseph | liberationnews.org | 2020-05-20
The vast majority of enforcement-related summons and arrests were disproportionately of Black and Brown people.

Protests Over George Floyd's Killing Met With Curfews, Police Crackdowns, and National Guard Troops Across US
Jessica Corbett, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2020-06-01
Local police and National Guard troops cracked down on demonstrations in cities across the country throughout the weekend as protests provoked by the killing of George Floyd continued against police brutality, systemic racism, and the militarization of local law enforcement. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/gettyimages-12166333641.jpg

"America Has Looted Black People. We Learned It from You" Says Women's March Activist Tamika Mallory
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-06-01
In a powerful address among people in Minneapolis protesting the police murder of George Floyd, activist and former Women's March co-chair Tamika Mallory demanded, "Charge the cops. … Charge them in every city across America where our people are being murdered."

Coronavirus in a Time of Chimeras
Andrey Areshev | strategic-culture.org | 2020-06-01
Mathew MAAVAK | As the global COVID-19 scourge appears to recede, questions remain over the source and morphology of a virus that had locked down two-thirds of humanity over the first half of 2020. It may take years to satisfactorily decipher this extraordinary episode in human history. | Nonetheless, the novel coronavirus was not germinated in a vacuum. The type of research conducted at the Wuhan Institute of Virology had ominous analogues worldwide. These included the quest for super intelligence and the development of interspecies hybrids or chimeras. | Genetically-Enhanced Competitiveness | What began as a sc…

Sunday 5/31: Ukiah: Protest Against Police Brutality & Murder of Black People
Essence | indybay.org | 2020-06-01
The Courthouse | 100 N State St. | Ukiah CA, 95482…

Ocasio-Cortez: "If You Want to End Unrest, End the Conditions That Create It"
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-05-31
In a video message posted to Instagram on Saturday amidst days of nationwide protest in response to the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota earlier this week, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez issued a plea to anyone calling for the end of the "unrest" stirred by brutality and oppression to focus on the root causes of poverty, distrust, and violence in American society. | "If you are calling for an end to this unrest… but you are not calling for the end to the conditions that…

How the spectre of police brutality could influence Joe Biden's choice of running mate
The Canary | thecanary.co | 2020-06-01
Joe Biden's search for a running mate could be reshaped by the police killing of George Floyd and the unrest it has ignited across the US, raising questions about contenders with law and order backgrounds and intensifying pressure on the presumptive Democratic nominee to select a Black woman.Biden, who has already pledged to pick a woman, has cast a wide net in his search.Some of the women on his list have drawn national praise amid the protests over Floyd's death, including Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, who delivered an impassioned appeal for calm in her city on Friday night.But the outcry over police brut…

Russian media's muted coverage of US riots: Sorry America, the world doesn't revolve around you
rt.com | 2020-06-01
Many American pundits and pontificators are telling their followers, readers, listeners, and viewers that the Russian press is lapping up

Trump WALKS to vandalized St. John's Church as riot police face off with protesters in US capital (PHOTOS & VIDEO)
rt.com | 2020-06-01
US President Donald Trump made an on-foot visit to the vandalized St. John's church in the nation's capital, leaving the White House surrounded by a crowd of Secret Service agents as unrest over police brutality grips the city. | After a brief statement from the White House on Monday evening calling again for an end to the protests and rioting that's erupted across dozens of American cities, Trump took a stroll to the St. John's Church near the White House for a surprise photo-op. | "We have the greatest country in the world. Going to keep it nice and safe," the president said while posing in front of the c…

Trump Announces US Military Will Deploy in States That Don't Use National Guard To Stop Protests
sputniknews.com | 2020-06-01
US President Donald Trump on Monday said he would deploy US military to states that don't use the National Guard in sufficient numbers to dominate the streets as protests against police brutality rage across America.

UK Distillery Enrages Social Media Over Tweeting Their Brand as 'No 1 Gin By Rioters'
sputniknews.com | 2020-06-01
As the United States faces widespread ongoing protests against police brutality following the killing of George Floyd that have turned violent and resulted in arson in several cities, some companies seem to see an advertising opportunity for their own flammable products.

Anti-Police Brutality Protesters Fill NY Streets Over Floyd's Death – Video
sputniknews.com | 2020-06-01
George Floyd's killing by a police officer in Minneapolis has triggered a protests against police brutality around the United States that in several cases have evolved into violent riots resulting in looting, arson and vandalism.

Trump hid in bunker as police used violence to suppress mass protests
Ed Sykes | thecanary.co | 2020-06-01
Trigger warning: this article contains video footage of police brutality that some readers may find disturbing.Donald Trump was rushed to a White House bunker on Friday by Secret Service agents as hundreds of people protesting the police murder of African-American civilian George Floyd gathered outside the mansion. This came as many thousands of people took to the streets around the US to protest against police brutality.Trump spent nearly an hour in the bunker, whi…