2020-06-01: News Headlines

Ceren Sagir (2020-06-01). Black Lives Matter U.K.: London activists demand justice for George Floyd. peoplesworld.org LONDON—Hundreds of anti-racists gathered in London's Trafalgar Square Sunday to protest against the death of George Floyd, the Black man killed last week in Minneapolis by white police officers, who held him down while one pressed his knee into his neck as he cried: "I can't breathe." The demonstration was organized by Black Lives Matter. …

teleSUR (2020-05-31). Colombian Political Figures, Activists Reject US Troops' Arrival. telesurenglish.net Political figures in Colombia along with activists continue to reject and condemn the arrival Monday of U.S. Army's 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB) in the South American nation, for allegedly helping in the fight against drug trafficking. | RELATED: | Former Senator Piedad Cordoba ironically tweeted that if 800 U.S. soldiers are coming for counternarcotics operations in the region, they should "start with the case o…

Venezuela Analysis (2020-02-06). Embassy Protection Collective: "We Are Not the Ones Who Violated the Law" theantimedia.com In this exclusive interview, VA talks to the activists who defended the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC ahead of their trial.

Staff (2020-06-01). "America's Moment of Reckoning": Cornel West Says Nationwide Uprising Is Sign of "Empire Imploding" democracynow.org As thousands from coast to coast took to the streets this weekend to protest the state-sanctioned killing of Black people, and the nation faces its largest public health crisis in generations and the highest unemployment rate since the Great Depression, professor Cornel West calls the U.S. a "predatory capitalist civilization obsessed with money, money, money." He also makes the connections between U.S. violence abroad and at home. "There is a connection between the seeds that you sow of violence externally and internally."

RT (2020-05-31). WAR on Antifa: As Trump vows to declare it a 'TERRORIST GROUP,' AG Barr equates rioting to domestic terrorism. rt.com The US "will be designating ANTIFA as a Terrorist Organization," President Donald Trump has said. The move comes amid anti-police-brutality protests and riots gripping the country, which he has blamed on the "radical left." | Trump tweeted his most serious threat to date to the Antifa activists on Sunday, offering no further explanation. One day earlier, Trump, as well as Attorney General William Barr, accused the loose-knit group of orchestrating rioting and looting across the country, following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on Monday. | The United States of America will be designating ANTIFA as a…

_____ (2020-05-31). On Contact: COVID-19 And Critic Of Globalization. popularresistance.org On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to John Ralston Saul, author and president emeritus of Pen International, about how the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the weakness of American society, and accelerated the decline of the American Empire. | Among Saul's many books are: The Collapse of Globalism and the Reinvention of the World, and Voltaire's Bastards: The Dictatorship of Reason in the West.

2020-05-31: News Headlines

Newsclick (2020-05-31). Bush to Trump: The path of complete destruction. peoplesdispatch.org Prabir Purkayastha talks about the implications of the US leaving the Treaty on Open Skies. He also talks about the increased warmongering by the US in this period…

Tim Sullivan, Amy Forliti (2020-05-29). 3rd degree murder charge for George Floyd's killer; activists say #RaiseTheDegree. peoplesworld.org MINNEAPOLIS (AP)—The Minneapolis police officer who was seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a handcuffed Black man who died in custody after pleading that he could not breathe, was arrested Friday and charged with murder. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said Derek Chauvin was charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter, after …

Global Research News (2020-05-29). Video: How to Start a Riot? Police Provocateurs Dressed up as "Activists" at Peaceful Anti-Globalization Rally. globalresearch.ca The issue of Police Provocateurs is currently in the news following the police murder in Minneapolis of George Floyd. | This video was first produced in 2007 | Today are thoughts are with the family and friends of George Floyd. | Michel Chossudovsky. …

Venezuela Analysis (2020-02-06). Embassy Protection Collective: "We Are Not the Ones Who Violated the Law" theantimedia.com In this exclusive interview, VA talks to the activists who defended the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC ahead of their trial.