2020-06-02: News Headlines

Zero Hedge (2020-06-02). Susan Rice Goes Full Conspiracy Rant on CNN: 'Russians Behind Race Protest Mayhem!'. globalresearch.ca "This is fuxxing lunacy — conspiratorial madness of the worst kind — but it's delivered by a Serious Obama Official and a Respected Mainstream Newscaster so it's all fine," Intercept journalist Glenn Greenwald

David Rovics (2020-06-02). Who's Trashing Downtown Every Night and Why? dissidentvoice.org The corporate media and corporate politicians are paralyzed with indecision. Which fake myth do we adhere to? "Black people burning down their own neighborhoods" or "outside agitators"? What if it's both, and more…? Media coverage of the past few days and nights of the multiracial uprising that is currently taking place in various forms in …

Aakash Desai, Bishal Gyawali (2020-06-02). [Commentary] Endpoints used in phase III randomized controlled trials of treatment options for COVID-19. thelancet.com Studies to identify potential drugs effective in treating the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are currently ongoing at a rapid pace, although no drug has yet shown improved mortality outcomes in a randomized clinical trial (RCT). Whether the ongoing RCTs are using endpoints that matter remains unknown. Here we provide a summary of the endpoints used in the actively recruiting phase III RCTs for the treatment of COVID-19.

Ed Sykes (2020-06-02). Corbyn slams the elite offensive that snatched change away from Britain, in a powerful new interview. thecanary.co In a new interview with Middle East Eye (MEE), Jeremy Corbyn has made some powerful observations about the multi-faceted He spoke, for example, about media propaganda, state opposition to his Media propaganda: | Britain'

Thomas Knapp (2020-06-02). Trump's "Free Speech:" Doctrine: Never, Ever, Ever Mention He's a Liar. counterpunch.org On May 28, US president Donald Trump signed an executive order on "Preventing Online Censorship." From the title and the document respectively we can draw to two lessons. First: Never, ever, ever believe the title of a government document. The internal texts of congressional bills and resolutions, as well as executive branch orders, "findings," intelligence

Caitlin Johnstone (2020-06-02). DC On Fire: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix. thealtworld.com — US government prioritizes ordinary Americans over the desires of wealthy sociopaths. | — Derek Chauvin charged with second-degree murder immediately after murdering someone, because that's what you're supposed to do. | — Everything's cool. | — We're all still talking about Tiger King. | ~ | "The people are angry about police violence. What should we do?" | 'Hmm… have we tried using police violence?' | "Yeah! It just made them angrier!" | 'Must not be violent enough. Let's try military violence.' | ~ | Mainstream America is being made more and more aware of the vast chasm of difference betw…

Eds. (2020-06-01). Under the Blacklight: The Fire This Time. mronline.org Join Kimberlé Crenshaw and guests Alicia Garza, Robin D. G. Kelly, Devon Carbado, and Maria Moore for part ten of the "Under the Blacklight: The Intersectional Vulnerabilities COVID Lays Bare" series. Click here for more information. The Under the Blacklight series has interrupted mainstream discourse in order to advocate for a more egalitarian politics and a more …

Fight Back (2020-06-01). Police attack demonstration in Ohio. fightbacknews.org Columbus, OH – On the morning of May 30, Columbus residents gathered in large numbers downtown to demonstrate against anti-Black police violence. The protest is one of many across the U.S. that have come after the extrajudicial public killing of 46-year-old George Floyd by Minneapolis police. By the scheduled start time of 10 a.m., nearly 2000 people had congregated outside the gates of the Columbus Statehouse, where the previous night's broken windows had been boarded up, with the grounds patrolled by Columbus SWAT personnel. | In the first hour of the demonstration, marchers who had trickled in from all d…

Jeff Deist (2020-06-01). Coronavirus Propaganda Mimics War Propaganda. globalresearch.ca In the period leading up to the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, the Bush administration and its media accomplices waged a relentless propaganda campaign to win political support for what turned out to be one of the most disastrous …

vtwilpfgathering (2020-06-01). Franck Report Issued in June 1945 by Nuclear Physicists Against Using the Atomic Bomb Against Japan. globalresearch.ca You can be forgiven for never hearing about The Franck Report that was issued on 11th June 1945, it was kept highly secret at the time and is one of those many WWII documents whose un-censored versions have only become …

Project Censored (2020-06-01). The Relief Bills, Plandemic & COVID Conspiracies feat. Colleen Sweeney | Along the Line Ep.91. projectcensored.org On today's episode, Nicholas Baham II (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan Higdon explore the coronavirus relief bills and speak with Colleen Sweeney, a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry…

Andre Vltchek (2020-05-30). In the West: Propaganda, Hysteria and Truly Foul Breath! dissidentvoice.org If it wasn't so tragic, it would be laughable: the political brigands in North America and Europe are fuming, spitting and rolling their eyes upwards towards the ceiling. They are pointing fingers in all directions, shouting incoherently "China!", "Russia!", "Venezuela and Cuba!", "Iran!"; "You, You, YOU!". China and Russia are quietly building a new world, …

Kate Ruane (2020-05-29). President Trump has No Idea How Online Speech Works. aclu.org Yesterday, President Trump signed an executive order aimed at bullying social media companies and online platforms into changing how they moderate content online. The order came the day after President Trump tweeted that Republicans feel that social media platforms silence conservative voices. And, notably, just days after Twitter's decision to place a fact-checking

Melanie Amna Abas, Helen Anne Weiss, Victoria Simms, Ruth Verhey, Simbarashe Rusakaniko, Ricardo Araya, Dixon Chibanda (2020-05-27). The effect of co-morbid anxiety on remission from depression for people participating in a randomised controlled trial of the Friendship Bench intervention in Zimbabwe. thelancet.com There is a lack of data from low- and middle-income countries on whether anxiety independently predicts a more chronic course for depression.

Gary Brecher (2020-05-25). How many dead Yemenis does it take to equal one Washington Post contributor? thegrayzone.com The War Nerd dissects reporting on Saudi Arabia to show how the corporate media cares more about a dead Washington…

Project Censored (2020-05-25). Episode 89 — COVID Chronicles: Worcester. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Project Censored (2020-05-25). Episode 90 — COVID Chronicles: Santa Clara. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Project Censored (2020-05-25). Episode 86 — COVID Chronicles: San Francisco. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Staff (2020-05-29). Twitter Warns Trump Tweet Glorifies Violence as He Signs Executive Order to Weaken Social Media. democracynow.org As President Trump calls Minneapolis protesters "THUGS" and tweets, "when the looting starts, the shooting starts," Twitter flags the tweet with a warning it glorifies violence, just as Trump signs an executive order to punish social media companies for how they monitor content. "Trump has prospered through his use of social media and its attention-hoarding algorithms to basically disinform and misinform people," says Ramesh Srinivasan, professor in the Department of Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Staff (2020-05-29). Headlines for May 29, 2020. democracynow.org Protests Rage After Minneapolis Prosecutor Does Not Bring Charges Against Officers Who Killed George Floyd, Scores Tear-Gassed, Arrested as Protests Against George Floyd's Killing Spread to Other Cities, Twitter Flags Trump Tweet for Glorifying Violence After President Attacks Minnesota Protesters as "THUGS", Trump Executive Order Threatens to Punish Social Media Companies over Fact-Checking, U.S. Economy Sheds Another 2.1 Million Jobs, Leaving 40.7 Million Unemployed Since Start of Pandemic, Pennsylvania Democratic Lawmakers Accuse Republicans of Knowingly Exposing Them to Coronavirus, Protesters Demand ICE Empt…

Staff (2020-05-28). Headlines for May 28, 2020. democracynow.org U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 100,000, Minneapolis Erupts in Flames as Protesters Rage Against Police Killing of George Floyd, China Tightens Grip on Hong Kong with New National Security Law, House of Representatives Holds First-Ever Remote Vote Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Protesters Surround Sing Sing Prison Demanding Release of Prisoners at Risk of COVID-19, Researchers: 6 Feet of Social Distancing Might Not Be Enough to Stop Coronavirus Spread, Doctors Without Borders Warns of Spike in Coronavirus Cases Among Florida Farmworkers, Brazilian Police Raid Fake News Network Linked to Son of Far-Right President, A…

Andrey Areshev (2020-06-02). Many US Journalists Arrested After New York Times Falsely Claims That Doesn't Happen In America. strategic-culture.org Caitlin JOHNSTONE | arrested a CNN reporter named Omar Jimenez the other day while he was live on air covering the protest of George Floyd's murder by police in Minneapolis. | The arrest was preceded by hours of sycophantic police-worshipping CNN coverage and followed by days of self-righteous preening by the entire corporate media machine about the crucial role of journalism in a free society, with imperial.ac.uk (2020-05-29). Identifying clusters central to South Korea's COVID-19 response. imperial.ac.uk South Korean interventions controlled the transmission of COVID-19 quickly, resulting in a smaller epidemic made up of "clusters" of cases.

RT (2020-06-02). Top US lawmaker slams 'bully' Beijing amid tensions along India-Chinese border. rt.com US House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel has accused China of "aggression" in relation to tensions along its border with India. Beijing and New Delhi said they would prefer to defuse the situation through talks. | Engel expressed concern over "the ongoing Chinese aggression" along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), which de facto separates Indian-controlled and Chinese-controlled parts of disputed Kashmir. | "China is demonstrating once again that it is willing to bully its neighbors rather than resolve conflicts according to international law," he said, urging Beijing to "respect norms and use d…

RT (2020-06-02). Education or propaganda? Nickelodeon makes children watch 9 MINUTES of 'I can't breathe' BLM commercial, polarizing parents. rt.com Children's TV network Nickelodeon went silent for nearly nine minutes as a gesture of support for the Black Lives Matter movement. But pushing social-justice rhetoric on such a young audience has rubbed many the wrong way. | The channel, owned by Viacom, stopped its transmission for eight minutes and 46 seconds on Tuesday "in support of justice, equality, and human rights," presenting children with a black screen on which the phrase "I can't breathe" faded in and out, timed with audio of a person breathing. That spot was preceded by a promotion scrolling Nickelodeon's "Declaration of Kids' Rights" over an oran…

RT (2020-06-02). GCHQ propagandizing kids as young as four in secretive school 'educational' programs aimed at recruitment — report. rt.com Britain's GCHQ spy agency is running secretive "educational" programs in dozens of schools and disseminating propaganda to children as young as four years old, without the knowledge of parents, it's been revealed. | The intelligence agency is running the programs in at least 40 schools with access to 22,000 children who are potentially being spied on, according to an investigation by Declassified UK. | According to the investigative website, GCHQ officers themselves are operating in at least one of the schools and parents of the pupils involved have not been made aware of the extent of the spy agency's role in…

RT (2020-06-01). Trump WALKS to vandalized St. John's Church as riot police face off with protesters in US capital (PHOTOS & VIDEO). rt.com 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 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 churc…

RT (2020-06-01). 'RADICAL LEFT' trying to seize power by controlling 'CLUELESS' Biden, Trump alleges. rt.com Far-left extremists are pulling the strings of Joe Biden's presidential campaign, and would be the real decision-makers in the Oval Office should he win, Donald Trump has suggested, adding that the former VP is "clueless." | "Sleepy Joe Biden's people are so Radical Left that they are working to get the Anarchists out of jail, and probably more. Joe doesn't know anything about it, he is clueless, but they will be the real power, not Joe. They will be calling the shots! Big tax increases for all, Plus!" read the somewhat jumbled message of the US president. | Sleepy Joe Biden's people are so Radical Left that t…

RT (2020-06-01). Facebook rebellion? Zuckerberg alienates staff after REFUSING to censor Trump's warning to looters as Twitter HIDES its twin. rt.com Employees at Facebook are annoyed at CEO Mark Zuckerberg's refusal to act against President Donald Trump, sharing their dissatisfaction with his decision online for all to see. | Grumblings amongst the employees were heard at all levels of the company, with the main criticism being aimed at Facebook's decision to leave Trump's post allegedly "glorifying violence" untouched, even as Twitter hid the same text behind a warning. | In his May 29 Twitter thread, Trump first decried what he called "a total lack of leadership" in Minneapolis, before proceeding to unload on "THUGS" that were "dishonoring the memory of…

_____ (2020-06-02). Trump Labels Anitfa As A Terrorist Organization Without Any Basis In Fact. popularresistance.org United States President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that the U.S. will go ahead and label Antifa as a "terrorist organization," raising serious concerns about the unconstitutionality of such a threat if carried out. | "The United States of America will be designating ANTIFA as a Terrorist Organization," Trump said, as protests over the murder of the black man, George Floyd, continued in at least 30 cities in the United States on Sunday, with Minneapolis as the epicenter. | Without evidence, Trump and several top officials from his administration, including U.S. Attorney General William Barr, have blamed Antifa an…

Project Censored (2020-05-25). Episode 88 — COVID Chronicles: New Orleans. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Project Censored (2020-05-25). Episode 87 — COVID Chronicles: Miami. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Project Censored (2020-05-22). Episode 85 — ATL Recommendations: What to Watch, Read, and Listen Too in Quarantine. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Project Censored (2020-05-21). Zooming Past Equity in Higher Education: Technocratic Pedagogy Fails Social Justice Test. projectcensored.org By Nolan Higdon and Mickey Huff The response to COVID-19 by governing institutions has altered the lives and practices of people across the nation, including the students, faculty, and staff…

Project Censored (2020-05-18). Part II of the Kent-State Series. projectcensored.org 50 years have passed since Ohio National Guard troops opened fire on Kent State University students protesting the Vietnam War. Four students were killed and nine wounded. On this Part…

Project Censored (2020-05-16). Episode 84 — The History of 420 and Teaching in Quarantine with Ben Boyington (Vice President of ACME). projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Richard Becker (2020-05-15). 72 years after 'al-Nakba' in Palestine. liberationnews.org May 14 marks the 60th anniversary of what is billed in the U.S. and Israeli mainstream media as Israel's "independence," and what the Palestinian and Arab peoples as a whole know as al-Nakba—the Catastrophe.

2020-06-01: News Headlines

Howard Lisnoff (2020-06-01). Is the Pandemic Creating a Resurgence of Unionism? counterpunch.org Since Ronald Reagan fired air traffic controllers (Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization) en masse at the beginning of his presidency "("Reagan fires 11,000 striking air traffic controllers, August 5, 1981," Politico, August 5, 2017), unions, which had already seen a decline because of the expansion of the global economy, saw membership numbers begin a precipitous decline ("The PATCO Strike,

Eds. (2020-06-01). Under the Blacklight: The Fire This Time. mronline.org Join Kimberlé Crenshaw and guests Alicia Garza, Robin D. G. Kelly, Devon Carbado, and Maria Moore for part ten of the "Under the Blacklight: The Intersectional Vulnerabilities COVID Lays Bare" series. Click here for more information. The Under the Blacklight series has interrupted mainstream discourse in order to advocate for a more egalitarian politics and a more …

Fight Back (2020-06-01). Police attack demonstration in Ohio. fightbacknews.org Columbus, OH – On the morning of May 30, Columbus residents gathered in large numbers downtown to demonstrate against anti-Black police violence. The protest is one of many across the U.S. that have come after the extrajudicial public killing of 46-year-old George Floyd by Minneapolis police. By the scheduled start time of 10 a.m., nearly 2000 people had congregated outside the gates of the Columbus Statehouse, where the previous night's broken windows had been boarded up, with the grounds patrolled by Columbus SWAT personnel. | In the first hour of the demonstration, marchers who had trickled in from all d…

Jeff Deist (2020-06-01). Coronavirus Propaganda Mimics War Propaganda. globalresearch.ca In the period leading up to the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, the Bush administration and its media accomplices waged a relentless propaganda campaign to win political support for what turned out to be one of the most disastrous …

vtwilpfgathering (2020-06-01). Franck Report Issued in June 1945 by Nuclear Physicists Against Using the Atomic Bomb Against Japan. globalresearch.ca You can be forgiven for never hearing about The Franck Report that was issued on 11th June 1945, it was kept highly secret at the time and is one of those many WWII documents whose un-censored versions have only become …

Project Censored (2020-06-01). The Relief Bills, Plandemic & COVID Conspiracies feat. Colleen Sweeney | Along the Line Ep.91. projectcensored.org On today's episode, Nicholas Baham II (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan Higdon explore the coronavirus relief bills and speak with Colleen Sweeney, a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry…

Caitlin Johnstone (2020-05-31). Many US Journalists Arrested After New York Times Falsely Claims That Doesn't Happen In America. thealtworld.com arrested a CNN reporter named Omar Jimenez the other day while he was live on air covering the protest of George Floyd's murder by police in Minneapolis. | The arrest was preceded by hours of sycophantic police-worshipping CNN coverage and followed by days of self-righteous preening by the entire corporate media machine about the crucial role of journalism in a free society, with Andre Vltchek (2020-05-30). In the West: Propaganda, Hysteria and Truly Foul Breath! dissidentvoice.org If it wasn't so tragic, it would be laughable: the political brigands in North America and Europe are fuming, spitting and rolling their eyes upwards towards the ceiling. They are pointing fingers in all directions, shouting incoherently "China!", "Russia!", "Venezuela and Cuba!", "Iran!"; "You, You, YOU!". China and Russia are quietly building a new world, …

Sasha Abramsky (2020-05-29). Trump's Twitter Tirade Is the Tantrum of a Troll. thenation.com Trump's Twitter Tirade Is the Tantrum of a Troll…

Kate Ruane (2020-05-29). President Trump has No Idea How Online Speech Works. aclu.org Yesterday, President Trump signed an executive order aimed at bullying social media companies and online platforms into changing how they moderate content online. The order came the day after President Trump tweeted that Republicans feel that social media platforms silence conservative voices. And, notably, just days after Twitter's decision to place a fact-checking

Melanie Amna Abas, Helen Anne Weiss, Victoria Simms, Ruth Verhey, Simbarashe Rusakaniko, Ricardo Araya, Dixon Chibanda (2020-05-27). The effect of co-morbid anxiety on remission from depression for people participating in a randomised controlled trial of the Friendship Bench intervention in Zimbabwe. thelancet.com There is a lack of data from low- and middle-income countries on whether anxiety independently predicts a more chronic course for depression.

Gary Brecher (2020-05-25). How many dead Yemenis does it take to equal one Washington Post contributor? thegrayzone.com The War Nerd dissects reporting on Saudi Arabia to show how the corporate media cares more about a dead Washington…

Project Censored (2020-05-25). Episode 88 — COVID Chronicles: New Orleans. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Project Censored (2020-05-25). Episode 90 — COVID Chronicles: Santa Clara. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Project Censored (2020-05-25). Episode 87 — COVID Chronicles: Miami. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Project Censored (2020-05-25). Episode 89 — COVID Chronicles: Worcester. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Project Censored (2020-05-25). Episode 86 — COVID Chronicles: San Francisco. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Project Censored (2020-05-22). Episode 85 — ATL Recommendations: What to Watch, Read, and Listen Too in Quarantine. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Project Censored (2020-05-21). Zooming Past Equity in Higher Education: Technocratic Pedagogy Fails Social Justice Test. projectcensored.org By Nolan Higdon and Mickey Huff The response to COVID-19 by governing institutions has altered the lives and practices of people across the nation, including the students, faculty, and staff…

Project Censored (2020-05-18). Part II of the Kent-State Series. projectcensored.org 50 years have passed since Ohio National Guard troops opened fire on Kent State University students protesting the Vietnam War. Four students were killed and nine wounded. On this Part…

Staff (2020-05-29). Twitter Warns Trump Tweet Glorifies Violence as He Signs Executive Order to Weaken Social Media. democracynow.org As President Trump calls Minneapolis protesters "THUGS" and tweets, "when the looting starts, the shooting starts," Twitter flags the tweet with a warning it glorifies violence, just as Trump signs an executive order to punish social media companies for how they monitor content. "Trump has prospered through his use of social media and its attention-hoarding algorithms to basically disinform and misinform people," says Ramesh Srinivasan, professor in the Department of Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Staff (2020-05-29). Headlines for May 29, 2020. democracynow.org Protests Rage After Minneapolis Prosecutor Does Not Bring Charges Against Officers Who Killed George Floyd, Scores Tear-Gassed, Arrested as Protests Against George Floyd's Killing Spread to Other Cities, Twitter Flags Trump Tweet for Glorifying Violence After President Attacks Minnesota Protesters as "THUGS", Trump Executive Order Threatens to Punish Social Media Companies over Fact-Checking, U.S. Economy Sheds Another 2.1 Million Jobs, Leaving 40.7 Million Unemployed Since Start of Pandemic, Pennsylvania Democratic Lawmakers Accuse Republicans of Knowingly Exposing Them to Coronavirus, Protesters Demand ICE Empt…

Staff (2020-05-28). Headlines for May 28, 2020. democracynow.org U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 100,000, Minneapolis Erupts in Flames as Protesters Rage Against Police Killing of George Floyd, China Tightens Grip on Hong Kong with New National Security Law, House of Representatives Holds First-Ever Remote Vote Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Protesters Surround Sing Sing Prison Demanding Release of Prisoners at Risk of COVID-19, Researchers: 6 Feet of Social Distancing Might Not Be Enough to Stop Coronavirus Spread, Doctors Without Borders Warns of Spike in Coronavirus Cases Among Florida Farmworkers, Brazilian Police Raid Fake News Network Linked to Son of Far-Right President, A…

Trump is the Terrorist (2020-06-01). Trump Says He Will Name Antifa a Terrorist Organization. indybay.org Corporate media is reporting Trump said Sunday that he will designate antifa as a terrorist organization. This follows Democratic and Republican officials' statements that extremist groups are responsible for violence at protests calling for Justice for George Floyd across the nation.

imperial.ac.uk (2020-05-29). Identifying clusters central to South Korea's COVID-19 response. imperial.ac.uk South Korean interventions controlled the transmission of COVID-19 quickly, resulting in a smaller epidemic made up of "clusters" of cases.

RT (2020-06-01). Protests controlled by Russia? Try saying that to Americans on the streets, Russia's FM spokeswoman tells Susan Rice. rt.com A "perfect example of barefaced propaganda" — that's how Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova described the suggestion that Moscow was to blame for the violent US riots voiced by ex-Obama adviser Susan Rice . | "Are you trying to play the Russia card again? You've been playing too long — come back to reality," Zakharova wrote on her Facebook page. | Rice and the CNN, which interviewed her on Sunday, have been using "dirty methods of information manipulation" despite "having absolutely no facts to prove [the] allegations," she said. | Zakharova advised Rice to "go out and face your p…

RT (2020-06-01). 'RADICAL LEFT' trying to seize power by controlling 'CLUELESS' Biden, Trump alleges. rt.com Far-left extremists are pulling the strings of Joe Biden's presidential campaign, and would be the real decision-makers in the Oval Office should he win, Donald Trump has suggested, adding that the former VP is "clueless." | "Sleepy Joe Biden's people are so Radical Left that they are working to get the Anarchists out of jail, and probably more. Joe doesn't know anything about it, he is clueless, but they will be the real power, not Joe. They will be calling the shots! Big tax increases for all, Plus!" read the somewhat jumbled message of the US president. | Sleepy Joe Biden's people are so Radical Left that t…

RT (2020-06-01). Trump WALKS to vandalized St. John's Church as riot police face off with protesters in US capital (PHOTOS & VIDEO). rt.com 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…

RT (2020-06-01). Facebook rebellion? Zuckerberg alienates staff after REFUSING to censor Trump's warning to looters as Twitter HIDES its twin. rt.com Employees at Facebook are annoyed at CEO Mark Zuckerberg's refusal to act against President Donald Trump, sharing their dissatisfaction with his decision online for all to see. | Grumblings amongst the employees were heard at all levels of the company, with the main criticism being aimed at Facebook's decision to leave Trump's post allegedly "glorifying violence" untouched, even as Twitter hid the same text behind a warning. | In his May 29 Twitter thread, Trump first decried what he called "a total lack of leadership" in Minneapolis, before proceeding to unload on "THUGS" that were "dishonoring the memory of…

Project Censored (2020-05-16). Episode 84 — The History of 420 and Teaching in Quarantine with Ben Boyington (Vice President of ACME). projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Richard Becker (2020-05-15). 72 years after 'al-Nakba' in Palestine. liberationnews.org May 14 marks the 60th anniversary of what is billed in the U.S. and Israeli mainstream media as Israel's "independence," and what the Palestinian and Arab peoples as a whole know as al-Nakba—the Catastrophe.

Project Censored (2020-05-12). Kent State 50th with Mickey Huff. projectcensored.org 50 years have passed since Ohio National Guard troops opened fire on Kent State University students protesting the Vietnam War. Four students were killed and nine wounded. On this week's…

Project Censored (2020-05-12). The Censorship of Inequality in the Covid-19 Era: How Corporate and Market-Based Metrics Rule the News, and Why it Matters. projectcensored.org By Anthony DiMaggio The old adage that "the more things change the more they stay the same" seems particularly appropriate to media coverage in the Covid-19 crisis. Old patterns of media…

Project Censored (2020-05-09). Episode 83 — Shelter-in-Place Protests; Implicit Bias and Medical Schools During COVID-19 with Robin Andersen and Colleen Sweeney. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and…

Project Censored (2020-05-07). Episode 82 — The COVID Chronicles #4: New York City. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Project Censored (2020-05-04). Special Guests Nicholas Baham, III, Anthony DiMaggio. projectcensored.org This week's program focuses on the media's response to the current Covid-19 pandemic. Mickey's first guest is ethnic studies professor Nicholas Baham, III, who outlines his "Covid Chronicles," a continuing…

Project Censored (2020-05-01). Episode 81 — The Biden Veepstakes and The Media's COVID War Rhetoric and Bernie Coverage with Dr. Robin Andersen. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Nian Xiong, Zhicheng Lin (2020-04-30). [Correspondence] Feasibility of controlling COVID-19. thelancet.com We read with interest the modelling study by Joel Hellewell and colleagues,1 on the feasibility of controlling outbreaks of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) by isolation of cases and contacts. We agree that six main parameters must be considered in predicting the epidemiology—namely, number of initial cases, viral reproduction, isolation delay, tracing probability, asymptomatic transmission (considering a case incubation period of 5 ∑8 days), and subclinical infection.

Rosalind M Eggo, Joel Hellewell, Sebastian Funk (2020-04-30). [Correspondence] Feasibility of controlling COVID-19 — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Nian Xiong and Zhicheng Lin for their letter. The on-the-ground experience of medical workers is important for building appropriate models and correctly interpreting their results.

Project Censored (2020-04-30). Episode 80 — The COVID Chronicles #3: Washington D.C. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Project Censored (2020-04-27). Peter Kuznick and The Global Covid 19 Solidarity Manifesto. projectcensored.org Historian Peter Kuznick, co-author with Oliver Stone of "The Untold History of the United States," returns to the Project Censored Show to discuss his latest project: working with a team of other…

Project Censored (2020-04-25). Episode 79 — The News Stories Buried by COVID-19 and Terrorism with Dr. Ashley Larson. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Project Censored (2020-04-25). Their Second Recession: For the Second Time in Their Lives, Millennials Will Head to the Polls with an Economic Depression Looming. projectcensored.org By Nolan Higdon On Election Day 2020, millennials face a difficult choice: vote or stay home. Either way, their decision will need to be accompanied by wide-spread activism, something they…

Project Censored (2020-04-24). Episode 78 — The COVID Chronicles #2: with Dr. Andrew Chan (Massachusetts) and the COVID Symptom Tracker App. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Project Censored (2020-04-20). Andy Lee Roth, April Anderson, and Peter Obstler Discuss LGBTQ Issues. projectcensored.org For the first half of the program, sociologist Andy Lee Roth describes his latest work with research librarian April Anderson indicating that Google and other internet giants are filtering out material…

Project Censored (2020-04-17). Episode 77 — The History of Quarantines and Using Media During the Shelter in Place with Dr. Allison Butler. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…

Project Censored (2020-04-15). Episode 76 — The COVID Chronicles #1: Mobile, Alabama. projectcensored.org Along the Line, is a member of the Demcast network, brought to you by the Media Freedom Foundation. On today's episode hosts Nicholas Baham III (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan…