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Minneapolis Police Murder of George Floyd Triggers Nationwide Week of Massive, Sustained Protests

Interview with the Rev. Graylan Hagler, senior pastor of Plymouth United Church of Christ in Washington, D.C., conducted by Scott Harris

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Flagged for Lies and Glorification of Violence, Trump Attempts to Punish Twitter, Social Media

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Journalists William Bredderman and Spencer Ackerman, in the Daily Beast, found that “none of the 22 criminal complaints representing the first wave of protest charges mention Antifa in any way.”
https://t.co/T9d4NkEjYd #GeorgeFloyd #antifa #ImpeachBarr https://t.co/61iiRje1T6

For in-depth, timely progressive analysis, listen to Between The Lines Fridays at 11:00 AM ET on REC-FM Riverton, MD @reclpfm on https://t.co/PvgeVa95nh #progressive #ontheair #resist #livenow #news #follow #breakingnews #new #onair #fm #radio #media #interview #radioshow https://t.co/Cx8AcHhv3h

#ICYMI this especially moving silent protest action on Burnside Bridge in Portland, Oregon
https://t.co/CHuzgqtsdY #GeorgeFloyd https://t.co/OeKilx5ezH

“This is what autocrats do. This is what happens in countries before a collapse. It really does unnerve me.” https://t.co/8EFnNihQvg #GeorgeFloyd #protests #authoritarianism #dictator #martiallaw https://t.co/axpPE4nFGg

CIA veterans who monitored crackdowns abroad see troubling parallels in Trump’s handling of protests #authoritarianism https://t.co/8EFnNihQvg #GeorgeFloyd https://t.co/axpPE4nFGg

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Journalists William Bredderman and Spencer Ackerman, in the Daily Beast, found that “none of the 22 criminal complaints representing the first wave of protest charges mention Antifa in any way.”
https://www.alternet.org/2020/06/bill-barr-and-trump-desperately-want-to-blame-antifa-for-violence-but-theyre-coming-up-dry-so-far/ #GeorgeFloyd #antifa #ImpeachBarr
Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine
Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine
For in-depth, timely progressive analysis, listen to Between The Lines Fridays at 11:00 AM ET on REC-FM Riverton, MD @reclpfm on http://recfm.org #progressive #ontheair #resist #livenow #news #follow #breakingnews #new #onair #fm #radio #media #interview #radioshow
Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine
Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine
Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for allegedly shoving 75-year-old to ground - THEY QUIT because they sided with the 2 suspended officers, they were ordered to clear the streets #WTF #policebrutality
https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/05/us/buffalo-police-suspension-shoving-man-trnd/index.html