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palestinian annexation

Netanyahu Rushes Plan to Illegally Annex Palestinian West Bank Land Before U.S. Election

Interview with Ramzy Baroud, editor of Palestine Chronicle, conducted by Scott Harris

pipelines

U.S. Fossil Fuel Pipeline Opponents Win Three Major Victories

Interview with Lorne Stockman, senior research analyst with Oil Change International, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

remdesivir

Gilead Called Out for Price Gouging Coronavirus Drug Remdesivir 

Interview with Peter Maybarduk, director of Public Citizen's Global Access to Medicines Program, conducted by Scott Harris

This Week’s Under-reported News Summary July 8, 2020

Compiled by Bob Nixon

  • Ethiopian unrest after pop star / activist murdered
  • Millions of Americans can't afford rising water bills
  • Global pandemic crash ending Alaska's oil boom

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Politics, Not Public Health, Drives Policies Linked to Alarming Increase in COVID-19 Cases

Confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States exceeded 2.5 million on June 28, as reported in America's southern and western states. Florida, Texas and...
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The Movement Against U.S. Police Violence Must Also End the War on Drugs

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“We are not merely fighting to tear down systems of oppression in the criminal justice system. We are fighting to tear down systems of oppression that exist in housing, in education, in healthcare, in employment, in the air we breathe.”
— ⁦ @IlhanMN
https://t.co/H6Ude0515F

In a functioning democracy w genuine checks & balances, #DonaldTrump would be a convicted felon in prison & @AVindman would have received a commendation and a promotion for defending the Constitution! Our system is broken! It's time for post #Watergate like-reforms on steroids! https://t.co/L9sY3qpksV

Disappointing to say the least that this #progressive fire brand #AMLO would betray #Mexico and his supporters around the world in this way.... Why? https://t.co/QFArTuuDqn

And they're the only people Trump wants to let in the country... https://t.co/eTptrCoN49

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Median age for #COVID19 hospitalizations in #Florida are people in their 20s and 30s and could have long-term health issues.
https://www.msnbc.com/morning-joe/watch/florida-breaking-all-the-wrong-records-says-congresswoman-87199301554 Don't be a #Covidiot
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Harvard and M.I.T. said on Wednesday that they had filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over a directive that would strip foreign students of their visas if their coursework was entirely online.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/08/world/coronavirus-updates.html #pandemic #COVID19
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Businesses tied to Trump’s family & associates to receive as much as $21M in government loans designed to shore up payroll expenses for companies struggling amid the coronavirus #pandemic, according to federal data released Monday.
https://www.alternet.org/2020/07/here-are-some-of-trumps-friends-and-family-who-were-cleared-for-millions-in-small-business-bailout-fund #draintheswamp
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Why have Canada, Mexico, Japan and the European Union managed to so flattened the curve -- under 200-300 new cases of #COVID19 a day and can truly re-open their nations (& rely on just masks)? We still need MORE than just everyone mask wearing.

https://www.msnbc.com/all-in/watch/coronavirus-resistant-to-trump-tricks-of-obfuscation-87128645957