Daily Archives: June 1, 2020

2020-06-01: News Headlines

Fight Back (2020-06-01). Central Florida FRSO condemns Florida curfews. fightbacknews.org 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…

Staff (2020-06-01). A Class Rebellion: Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on How Racism & Racial Terrorism Fueled Nationwide Anger. democracynow.org In the largest nationwide uprising since the 1960s, protesters shut down cities across the United States over the weekend following the police killing of George Floyd, an African American man in Minneapolis. "These are not just repeats of past events," says scholar Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. "These are the consequences of the failures of this government and the political establishment … to resolve these crises."

Paul Antonopoulos (2020-06-01). Libyan War Escalates as Regional Powers Attempt to Gain Stronger Influence. globalresearch.ca Alarms are sounding in Europe as Turkey, Russia and Arab states could potentially agree on shared influence in Libya, and therefore the entirety of the eastern Mediterranean, according to some experts. This comes as European states have no influence over …

Stephen Lendman (2020-06-01). Rage Against the United States of Institutionalized Inequality and Injustice. globalresearch.ca Public rage in dozens of US cities goes way beyond the killing of African American George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. | Like countless others in the US, Floyd was a victim of institutionalized racism, inequality and injustice….

RT (2020-06-01). 'Use chains, not rope': Archaeologist ignites outrage after posting advice on 'how to PULL DOWN racist obelisks'. rt.com A blue-tick verified Egyptologist has offered "advice" to rioters in US cities on how to "safely" pull down obelisks for "anyone who might be interested," drawing both abject disbelief and admiration on social media. | Sarah Parcak, a well-known US archaeologist whose work involves "using satellites to uncover ancient Egyptian ruins" according to the Smithsonian Magazine, offered the tips on how to destroy monuments in a lengthy Twitter thread on Sunday. | Parcak said she "never ever in a million years thought this advice might come in handy" before proceeding to explain how groups of people protesting the bru…

Henry Giroux (2020-06-01). Racial Domestic Terrorism and the Legacy of State Violence. counterpunch.org 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.

Richard Silverstein (2020-06-01). Mueller Investigated Former Lebanese Phalangist, Trump Advisor, for Ties to Egyptian Dictator. globalresearch.ca The ranks of Republican consultants are filled by hoaxsters, swindlers and crooks. In the era of Trump, this phenomenon has become even more pronounced. One of them is Walid Phares, a

news.un (2020-06-01). WHO to support DR Congo as Ebola resurfaces in the northwest. news.un.org The World Health Organization (WHO) will assist the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as it confronts a new Ebola outbreak in the northwest amid the novel coronavirus pandemic and other challenges, agency chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday.

Staff (2020-06-01). Racism and Racial Terrorism Has Fueled Nationwide Anger. truthout.org Image Credit: Courtesy E. Mackey | In the largest nationwide uprising since the 1960s, protesters shut down cities across the United States over the weekend following the police killing of George Floyd, an African American man in Minneapolis. "These are not just repeats of past events," says scholar Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. "These are the consequences of the failures of this government and the political establishment … to resolve these crises." | TRANSCRIPT: | This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in…

Fight Back (2020-06-01). Historic mobilization in Jacksonville, over 3500 take the streets demanding justice. fightbacknews.org Jacksonville, FL – In an historic mobilization, over 3500 people took the streets in coordination with the National Alliance Against Racist Political Repression national day of action, May 30 to protest against police crimes committed by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office (JSO). This was one of the largest demonstrations seen in Jacksonville in decades. The people of Jacksonville were also protesting in solidarity with the uprisings happening in cities like Minneapolis, Chicago, Atlanta, Tallahassee, Tampa, and Los Angeles for African Americans like George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. The protests wer…

Fight Back (2020-06-01). Tampa: Thousands march for justice, police respond with violence. fightbacknews.org Tampa, FL – Thousands continue to march and demand justice for George Floyd as protests across the Tampa Bay enter their second day. Jane Castor, current mayor of Tampa and former chief of police, enacted a curfew in an attempt to stop the people's uprising. Despite the curfew and heavy police repression, people are staying in the streets until justice is served. | Tampa had two organized protests May 31. The first protest was held in East Tampa, a majority African American neighborhood. Demonstrators marched through East Tampa and Ybor City. After the end of the march people began moving to downtown for the seco…

Ryan Cristián (2020-06-01). Top Ten Signs We're Living in a Police State. thelastamericanvagabond.com "The further a society drifts from Truth, the more it will hate those that speak it." — George Orwell There are some who would have Americans believe that certain kinds of change are necessary to the modern survival of this country. In this time of limitless and unforeseen possibilities, that statement is inevitably true. Yet, …

Unicorn Riot (2020-05-31). New Footage Reveals Moments Before George Floyd's Death. unicornriot.ninja Minneapolis, MN — While unprecedented protests erupt across the nation, new surveillance footage has surfaced online of the moments before the death of George Floyd. The 46-year-old unarmed African American man was accused of forgery before he was killed by Minneapolis Police Officers on May…

Ryan Cristián (2020-05-31). MSM Is Creating A Race War To Hide The Revolution, As "COVID" Control Measures Forced In Everywhere. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (5/31/20). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

The Lancet (2020-05-30). [Editorial] COVID-19 in Africa: no room for complacency. thelancet.com Despite over 100‚Äà000 confirmed cases and infections in every country, the passage of COVID-19 through the African continent remains somewhat enigmatic. High numbers of deaths were expected in the region due to fragile health systems, lack of access to preventive measures, barriers to testing, and potentially vulnerable populations. But, according to WHO, Africa is the least affected region globally, with 1 ∑5% of the world's reported COVID-19 cases and 0 ∑1% of the world's deaths. Although comparisons are inaccurate, mortality rates have been lower compared with outbreaks of similar si…

Ryan Cristián (2020-05-30). Bill Gates' Web of Dark Money and Influence with Derrick Broze. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (5/29/20). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Staff (2020-05-29). "It Was Murder": Minneapolis Demands Charges in Police Killing of George Floyd, Calls to Defund Cops. democracynow.org As thousands take to the streets of Minneapolis to protest against the police killing of George Floyd for the third night in a row, we go to Minneapolis to speak with City Councilmember Jeremiah Ellison. Police pointed an automatic rifle at his head in 2015 when he was peacefully protesting the police killing of another African American man, Jamar Clark. We also speak with Kandace Montgomery with the Black Visions Collective, which is calling for the abolition of police.

Staff (2020-05-29). Essential Remittances To Africa Devastated By Coronavirus Pandemic. therealnews.com Families dependent on remittances from seasonal workers are facing a crisis, even in countries without widespread COVID-19 cases.

Ryan Cristián (2020-05-29). James Corbett Interview — The Social Media Regulation Psyop. thelastamericanvagabond.com Originally Published August 26 2018 In a time of such obvious deceit and aggressive manipulation, not only by those who once sought our votes or our subservience but today even by each other, unwittingly doing the bidding of those who seek to control our every purchase, our every click, view and action, one would think …

Derrick Broze (2020-05-29). Bill Gates' Web of Dark Money and Influence — Part 3: Health Surveillance, Event 201 and the Rockefeller Connection. thelastamericanvagabond.com Lockdowns, Contact Tracing, Digital Certificates, and Vaccines Over the last four months Bill Gates has made dozens of media appearances where he has called for several controversial "solutions" to COVID-19. Gates says these proposals must be implemented before society can go back to "normal." From calling for extended lock downs, health surveillance (aka contact tracing) …

news.un (2020-05-28). US must take 'serious action' to halt police killings of unarmed African Americans. news.un.org The UN human rights chief on Thursday condemned the killing of 46-year-old George Floyd while in police custody in the city of Minneapolis, calling it the latest in "a long line of killings of unarmed African Americans by US police officers and members of the public".

Derrick Broze (2020-05-28). Bill Gates' Web of Dark Money and Influence — Part 2: The COVID-19 Operation. thelastamericanvagabond.com This piece will continue our look into Bill Gates and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Please see part 1 before reading. In part 2, we will focus on the role the Foundation has played in the response to COVID-19, as well as the influence the organization has on global health institutions. Before we dive …

Staff (2020-05-27). COVID Racial Data Tracker: Ibram X. Kendi on How Better Data Reveals the True Toll of the Pandemic. democracynow.org Ibram X. Kendi says early media coverage of COVID-19 as "the great equalizer" missed the racial impact of the disease. But it soon became clear "that it was Latino Americans and African Americans and Native Americans in particular who were disproportionately being infected and dying." The award-winning author and founding director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University joins us to discuss why he started the COVID Racial Data Tracker.

Staff (2020-05-27). From George Floyd to Chris Cooper: Ibram X. Kendi on "Racist Terror" Facing Black People in America. democracynow.org "I can't breathe" — that's what George Floyd, an unarmed African American man, repeatedly told a white Minneapolis police officer who pinned him to the ground Monday with a knee to his neck. Video of the police attack went viral. Now four officers have been fired. This comes as another video went viral of a white woman calling the cops on a Black man in New York City's Central Park and falsely accusing him of "threatening her life" after he asked her to leash her dog. We discuss these developments and more with Ibram X. Kendi, founding director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American Univer…

Ryan Cristián (2020-05-27). All The Numbers Are Wrong, Not Just COVID & They're Being Used To Justify "Immunity Passports" thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (5/26/20). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

yenisafak (2020-06-01). Uganda: 2 MPs detained for leading COVID-19 protest. yenisafak.com Ugandan police on Monday arrested two lawmakers for allegedly mobilizing protesters in order to demand the closure of a border town with South Sudan amid a rise in coronavirus cases, local media reported.The two MPs from Kilak county, Gilbert Olanya and Samuel Odonga Otto, were arrested near Cerellenu, a suburb of Gulu town.The demonstrators said Ugandans were getting infected by truckers who arrive in the country through the Elegu border point with South Sudan, according to the Daily Monitor news website.A police spokesman said the politicians were arrested because they did not seek permission from the police.An…

yenisafak (2020-06-01). Unaccompanied children in Greece in fear, misery. yenisafak.com Hundreds of people have tweeted to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for unaccompanied migrant and refugee children to be freed from detention in Greece, as a watchdog's campaign continued since last April.In April, the Human Rights Watch initiated a campaign with the #FreeTheKids hashtag on social media, calling for Greek authorities to release the hundreds of unaccompanied children seeking asylum in Greece and are now being locked up in police cells.While 17-year-old Kamrul from Bangladesh was detained by the Greek police for more than six weeks, 14-year-old Ibrahim from Somalia for almost three months.L…

Anand Naidoo (2020-05-27). The Heat: COVID-19: US and South Africa. america.cgtn.com The World Health Organization warns about a second wave of the coronavirus, voicing concerns about countries reopening too quickly.

Finian Cunningham (2020-05-30). U.S. Lectures World on Human Rights as Cops Kill Blacks With Impunity. thealtworld.com The shocking truth is that lynching of African-Americans in the U.S. is alive today as it was during the apartheid era of southern states and their Jim Crow segregationist laws which existed within living memory. | "Being black in America should not be a death sentence" — so said Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey following the shocking, gruesome killing of George Floyd by a police officer on the streets of Saint Paul. | Floyd (46) was

Abdel Bari Atwan (2020-05-30). Writing on the wall for Trump? thealtworld.com The backlash against the killing of George Floyd could cost the president the second term he craves | Protests and riots have continued in Minneapolis and other US cities since the killing of an unarmed African-American who was suffocated to death by white police officers after they pinned him down by the neck and ignored his pleas to stop and spare his life. | This horrific crime, filmed on a mobile phone camera, has once again brought explosively to the fore the perennial issue of the racism faced by Black Americans at the hands of the police and other state agencies. Though segregationist laws may have been ab…

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.

Ryan Cristián (2020-05-26). Closer Look At The COVID Profit-Motive, Bill Gates' Flexner Report 2.0 & Congress' Quiet Israel Push. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (5/25/20). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Derrick Broze (2020-05-26). Your "Immunity Passport" Future Begins To Materialize As Airlines Call For Digital ID Tracking Systems. thelastamericanvagabond.com The world's largest airline trade group has called for immunity passports, thermal screening, masks, and physical distancing to be a part of the industry's strategy for returning to "normal" operations. The International Air Transport Association (IATA), which represents 299 airlines, recently issued their publication, Biosecurity for Air Transport A Roadmap for Restarting Aviation, which outlines …

Ryan Cristián (2020-05-23). The Biodefense Illusion & The Final Push For Technocratic Control. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (5/22/20). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Derrick Broze (2020-05-23). Bill Gates' Web of Dark Money and Influence — Part 1: Philanthropic Narrative Shaping. thelastamericanvagabond.com In the first few months of 2020, business tycoon and billionaire Bill Gates saw his popularity soar through the roof. According to YouGov, 58 percent of Americans polled about Gates had a positive opinion of him, he is equally liked by men and women, and both Boomers and Millennials adore him. Gates' popularity might have …

Ryan Cristián (2020-05-21). Bob Langer The Coronavirus "Common Denominator" Tied To Charles Lieber & Israel's NY "Smart Cities" thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (5/20/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Ryan Cristián (2020-05-21). Israel Uses COVID To Further Infiltrate US Cybersecurity & US Gov Sets Fire To Wheat Crops In Syria. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (5/21/20). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Whitney Webb (2020-05-20). Media Ignores Israel Connection to Eric Schmidt's Push For NY "Smart Cities" thelastamericanvagabond.com With NY Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announcing that former head of Google, Eric Schmidt, would lead an effort to "reimagine" post-pandemic life in the state, media reports have failed to note that the groundwork for that "reimagining" was laid last year and intimately involves the state of Israel. In recent weeks, considerable media attention has …

Derrick Broze (2020-05-19). Which Side of the "Vaccine Information War" Are You On? thelastamericanvagabond.com The NY Times launches the first shot in the Vaccine Information War. Do you support individual liberty or collective force? In a recently published opinion piece, The New York Times all but declared war against Americans who question the safety of vaccines. Of course, the war being waged is — for the moment — a …

Ryan Cristián (2020-05-19). Gene-Editing Vaccines: Forced Vaccination vs. Informed Consent In The Age Of COVID-19. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (5/18/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Whitney Webb (2020-05-18). As Moderna's Covid-19 Vaccine Takes The Lead, Its Chief Medical Officer's Recent Promotion of "Gene-Editing Vaccines" Comes to Light. thelastamericanvagabond.com Moderna's chief medical officer has described the company's products as "hacking the software of life" and permanently altering a person's genetic code. If Moderna is poised to bring the first Covid-19 vaccine to market, a deeper look at his comments and his employer are warranted. More and more frequently, government officials, political pundits and self-appointed …

Derrick Broze (2020-05-16). Trump Appoints Big Pharma Exec Connected to Bill Gates to Head Vaccine Developments. thelastamericanvagabond.com On Friday, Donald Trump announced his appointment of Moncef Slaoui, a former executive with vaccine manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline, to lead "Operation Warp Speed", Trump's plan to fast track the development of vaccines for COVID-19. Slaoui will serve in a volunteer position, assisted by Army Gen. Gustave Perna, the commander of United States Army Materiel Command. According …

Derrick Broze (2020-05-16). This U.S. State Has Already Established Legal Means for Mandatory Vaccinations. thelastamericanvagabond.com While the U.S. government and global health "authorities" debate how quickly they can roll out Contact Tracing surveillance programs and fast track vaccines, Americans are left wondering and debating over whether the vaccinations programs for COVID-19 might end up being mandatory. It is true that Donald Trump has acknowledged that, "We are looking for a …

Tim Bryant (2020-05-16). Starve The Beast, Feed The Light. thelastamericanvagabond.com It is often echoed by the marginalized masses that "the system doesn't work for the people" and "it only works for the elite that own it." Regardless of ideology, it's pretty hard to deny this claim when wealth inequality and power concentration are rampant all over society with plenty of hard data to back it …

Ryan Cristián (2020-05-16). Trump Appoints Gates-Tied Pharma Exec As Vaccine Czar & Florida's Mandatory COVID Vaccination Order. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (5/15/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Ryan Cristián (2020-05-15). Meet The Bio-Psyop Profiteers Behind The COVID Response & Trump To Mobilize Military For Vaccination. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (5/14/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Whitney Webb & Raul Diego (2020-05-14). Head of the Hydra: The Rise of Robert Kadlec. thelastamericanvagabond.com A powerful network of political operatives, a global vaccine mafia and their man in Washington. Last Friday, a group of Democratic Senators "demanded" that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Robert Kadlec, "accurately disclose all his personal, financial and political ties in light of new reporting …

Ryan Cristián (2020-05-14). AI-Powered Medical "Pre-Crime" Is Officially Here To "Fight COVID-19" thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (5/13/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Neeraj Bhala, Gwenetta Curry, Adrian R Martineau, Charles Agyemang, Raj Bhopal (2020-05-08). [Comment] Sharpening the global focus on ethnicity and race in the time of COVID-19. thelancet.com Tackling injustices, including those that result from prejudice and racism globally, is essential in the response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Here, we focus on UK South Asian and Black and African-American populations, using internationally recognised terminology and definitions,1 and consider the UK and the USA as globally relevant examples. We recognise other minorities also need consideration in the COVID-19 response, and we hope our principles apply broadly. Given their settled status either after migration or by birth in the country, ethnic/racial minority populations should experien…

Sanam Roder-DeWan (2020-05-06). [Comment] Health system quality in the time of COVID-19. thelancet.com As low-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), underlying health system quality must be carefully considered and included in the design and delivery of services. What works in high-income settings might not translate to low-income countries if the quality of health care at baseline is poor and, although steady and impressive progress on quality has been made in some low-income countries,1 concerning gaps remain. Studies show that providers in these contexts often perform less than half of the most basic elements of a high-quality visit; equipment and supplies continu…